Dodson Visiting Professor- Vancouver, CA

Applications open for 2018/19 Dodson Visiting Professor at the iSchool at UBC

The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at UBC is inviting applications for the 2018/2019 Dodson Visiting Professorship. The Professorship provides funds for the successful candidate to spend an extended period of time (normally an academic term) engaged in research and teaching at the iSchool.

This is an opportunity to work with well-known senior scholars at the iSchool as well as an outstanding group of junior faculty members active in areas such as archival science, human computer interaction, values and technology, Indigenous information initiatives, social media analytics and mining, and knowledge organization.

The Dodson Visiting Professor will be welcomed into the research culture at the iSchool and will be expected to attend research talks and events, interact with doctoral students, and present research at an open colloquium. This position also offers the opportunity to work with talented and motivated graduate students in the iSchool by teaching up to two courses.

The professorship provides funding for one term in the amount of CAD $15,000, which can be supplemented through teaching (up to two 3-credit courses) to reach a combined total of CAD $30,000.

Join the iSchool and experience research at an internationally recognized university. For more information and to apply, view the full posting.

Closing date for applications is March 23, 2018.

The iSchool at the University of British Columbia is an internationally renowned program offering graduate level programs: Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), Dual MAS/MLIS, Master of Children’s Literature, and PhD studies. Learn more at