The School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, anticipated to start in Fall 2017. While we are most likely to hire at the Assistant Professor level, we will consider exceptional candidates for Associate, Full, or Endowed Professor positions. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We only seek candidates with excellent research and teaching abilities and a commitment to shaping the future of the school and the discipline of information studies. We are especially interested in candidates who can augment our design or technical capabilities in ways that complement our existing strengths in Human-Computer Interaction, but we welcome applications from candidates who can enhance our current offerings in any area or extend our coverage into new areas of information studies.

Our school is a unique mix of interdisciplinary expertise, offering cutting-edge research and education in the human, social, cultural, and technical aspects of information, broadly conceived. Our program is consistently ranked among the top programs in information nationally. We offer masters and doctoral degree programs, dual masters degree programs with various disciplines, an integrated bachelors in computer science/masters in information studies, and an undergraduate minor. Our Master of Science degree in Identity Management and Security is offered jointly with the UT Center for Identity. On our degree offerings, see


Candidates must hold a doctorate degree in a field that is relevant to their area of research and be able to articulate clearly in their application materials a research agenda that fits with the School’s core areas of focus. These areas are listed at For the fullest consideration, please address this fit explicitly in your application.

Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We will begin to review applications and interview candidates on November 1, 2016.  Questions about the position can be sent to

Please apply via Interfolio's ByCommittee solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create a free account prior to applying for the position.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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