31 January 2018

London, UK

UCL Department of Information Studies (UCL DIS) seeks to appoint a world-leading scholar as a Professor of Information Studies. The team is thrilled to have the opportunity to recruit at a senior level to build and strengthen capacity. UCL is looking for a scholar who is expert in at least one of the established research areas of UCL DIS: broadly, these include Library and Information Studies; Archives and Records Management; Publishing; Digital Humanities; Information Management, Policy and Governance; Information and Data Science; and Knowledge Organisation and Knowledge-based Systems.

The successful candidate will carry out research at a world-leading standard in terms of originality, significance and rigour, and publish in prestigious locations. S/he will play a leading role in maintaining the research environment within UCL DIS, and engage in external activities that bring national and international esteem to both the department and UCL. S/he will also teach and supervise students at undergraduate, graduate and PhD level, and play a full part in the life of the department, UCL and the wider research community.

For further details, the advert for the Professor in Information Studies post is now on the UCL recruitment website:


Closing date: 31 January 2018.

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