Free open Job in North, South & Central America Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position in Library and Information Science at Rutgers University

The Department of Library and Information Science at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information will be hiring a full-time faculty member with an appointment start date in Fall 2022. 

We have a research and learning culture that is inclusive, diverse, and cohesive, international in scope and local in impact. As a department we focus on:

  • People and Community…the information needs of people in diverse social, organizational, and cultural contexts and on opportunities to design responsive information places, services, networks, and systems.
  • Data, Information, and Knowledge…the dynamic intersection of data, information, and their creation, organization, use, and preservation for posterity to provide meaningful and adaptive services to individuals, information organizations, and communities.
  • Technologies, Systems, and Networks…designing, implementing, and evaluating information systems and services that enable access to information and learning how to optimize their usefulness in meetings organizational and community goals.
  • Empowerment, Engagement, and Action…scholarly and professional leadership and the capacity to safeguard and make available the cultural, intellectual, and technological records of humankind. We understand the value of data, information, and knowledge in shaping human capacity to be productive, creative, and transformative. 

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in relevant field is expected as of June 2022. Applicants should have a demonstrated record or strong likelihood of top‐tier peer‐reviewed publication and evidence of or preparation for effective teaching. Senior‐level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service. 

To apply: Active review of applications will begin October 15. For details and to submit an application, go to: here. Inquiries can be made to Professor Ross Todd ( 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 71,000 students and 23,600 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey, the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area, and around the world. The School of Communication and Information is a dynamic center of learning at the heart of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. Founded in 1982, SC&I research and teaching is delivered by three academic departments: Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, and Library and Information Science. Through five undergraduate majors and minors, three masters degrees, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, the school teaches over 10,000 students each year, of whom 2,500 are its own undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. Geographically adjacent and closely connected to the world’s largest media and information hubs and supported by Rutgers’ vibrant scholarly community, SC&I embraces the university goals of promoting diversity throughout our networks and programs. 

For more about the school see: An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is committed to building a diverse community and encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. For additional information please see our Non-Discrimination Statement.