OPPORTUNITY: iSchool at the University of Illinois Recruiting for PhD Students

Laurie N. Taylor (University of Florida) has shared a recruiting call from the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science for “high quality doctoral students who want to design, develop, and evaluate informatics solutions to the grand challenges of the twenty-first century. Admitted candidates typically receive up to 4 years of funding in the form of research, teaching and service assistantships, including tuition waivers and stipends.”

The call encourages potential applicants to “develop new methods” in the following areas:

• Text and Data Mining

• Informetrics and Data Analytics

• Information Retrieval

• Social Computing

• Digital Humanities

• Social Network Analysis

• Digital Libraries

• Computer Supported Cooperative Work

• Data Curation and Linked Data

• Information Trust and Privacy

• Digital Youth

The deadline to apply for admission is December 15, 2014.

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