University of Washington Information School

We are inspired by information. We want everyone to know how vital information is in all aspects of life.

We envision a world where more effective use of information helps everyone discover, learn, innovate, solve problems, have fun and make a better world. Information changes lives.

We prepare information leaders. We research the problems and opportunities of information. We design solutions to information challenges. We make information work.

We are a school of one. We share a dedication to our vision and mission. Our inclusive community fosters an environment that furthers our goals and enables us to take on active roles in both local and global conversations.

We are an open, ethical, highly engaged, and collaborative community based on trust, transparency, and mutual respect. We believe in the importance of the quality of life, embracing diversity, making a difference and having fun.

Nov 18, 2022
Full time
University of Washington Information School Seattle, WA, USA
The University of Washington’s (UW) Information School (iSchool) is seeking a candidate for the position of a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Associate or Professor in Native North American Indigenous Knowledge (NNAIK) with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2023. The iSchool is located in Seattle, Washington, on the homelands of the Coast Salish peoples whose land touches the shared waters of the Suquamish, Tulalip, and Muckleshoot nations.  The successful candidate will join a broad-based, inclusive Information School, whose faculty members pursue their research, teaching, and service across multiple degree programs and are committed to leadership, innovation, social justice, and upholding tribal sovereignty. The iSchool has spent the past 20 years building the NNAIK Initiative, whose current faculty represent a broad range of research areas, from Indigenous librarianship to museum studies to tribal water security. Their collective research centers the...