Cornell University, Information Science

Position ID:Cornell-IS-LEC [#11714, WDR-00016215]
Position Title: Full-Time Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850-4623, United States [map]
Subject Area: Information Science / Information Science
Appl Deadline:2018/10/01 finished (2018/08/24, finished 2019/04/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


The Cornell University Department of Information Science invites applications for a full-time and long-term Lecturer position at Cornell’s Ithaca campus. Cornell University is located in Ithaca, New York, with a county population of about 100,000 people in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Both Cornell and Ithaca offer a wide range of cultural activities, sports, and outdoor activities with the pleasures of both city and country close at hand.

This non-tenure track faculty position offers a professional teaching career track with possibility for growth, including the potential for a teaching innovation specialist. Based on candidate qualifications and experience, the initial appointment will be either a three year (Lecturer) or five year (Senior Lecturer) appointment, with the expectation of renewal. Candidates for the position should hold a PhD and have demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and innovation. We are seeking candidates who may contribute to large lower- and upper-level undergraduate and masters courses across a range of information science subfields, including: behavioral science; data science; digital culture and production; information ethics, law and policy; interactive technologies (mobile and web); networks, crowds, and markets; design; and user experience.

A typical full-time (100%) effort load for a Lecturer in Information Science is two courses per semester, or the equivalent in administrative and/or service duties. The department offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and lecturers play a full and active part in departmental life, from curriculum design and innovation to participation in wider faculty governance and decision-making.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement speaking to experience, skills, distinct strengths, and evidence of past teaching success and ability, and make arrangements for three letters of reference speaking to the candidates teaching skills and abilities to be submitted electronically.

For more information about Cornell Information Science, visit our website at: More information on our current undergraduate programs and course offerings is available at:

Application materials must be submitted at: Evaluation of applicants will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Cornell University
Department of Information Science
236 Gates Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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