Work at The College of Information Studies

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UMD iSchool Career Opportunities

You may submit an application after the best consideration date if the position is still listed below.


  • Adjunct Faculty Member
    • Any area of information science
    • Apply
    • No deadline, ongoing open application period
  • Lecturer
    • Visual Design & Interaction
      Keywords: UX design, Design principles & tools, Accessibility & inclusion
      Example graduate classes: Introduction to Visual Design; Interaction Design Studio; Inclusive Design in HCI
      Example undergraduate classes: Design Project; Systems for Prototyping and Development; InfoDesign major still in development – more courses coming soon
    • Programming, Technology, & Information Management
      Keywords: Python, Technology infrastructure, Data harvesting & manipulation
      Example graduate classes: Introduction to Programming for the Information Professional; Data Integration and Preparation for Analytics
      Example undergraduate classes: Technologies; Infrastructure and Architecture; Introduction to Programming; Object-Oriented Programming; Data Sources & Manipulation
    • Information Organization
      Keywords: Metadata, Information systems, Information architecture, Indexing & classification
      Example graduate classes: Database Design; Creating Information Infrastructures; Metadata & Tools for Information Professionals; Information Architecture; Information Retrieval Systems
      Example undergraduate classes: Information Organization; Database Design & Modeling
    • Data Science & Data Analytics
      Keywords: Statistics, Data visualization, Big data
      Example graduate classes: Data Analytics for Information Professionals; Data Visualization; Visual Analytics; Big Data Infrastructure
      Example undergraduate classes: Statistics for Information Science; Decision-Making for Information Science; Data Science Techniques; Big Data Analysis & Visualization
    • Learn more & Apply
    • Best consideration date: 3/9/2020
    • Instructional Technology Lead
      Working with faculty to develop appropriate technology-enhanced assignments and syllabi, and to make other changes to courses and curricula that leverage the available technologies.
      Working closely with faculty to identify and implement appropriate technological resources necessary to the delivery of online, hybrid and technology-enhanced courses


  • LAN Systems Administrator​
    • Responsible for various financial functions in the iSchool
    • Learn More & Apply
    • Best consideration date: 3/24/20
  • Business Services Specialist
    • Responsible for various financial functions in the iSchool
    • Learn More & Apply
    • Closing date: 3/26/20
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