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KM professorship at Kent State

The Kent State University program on Information Architecture and Knowledge Management has announced a new professorship, sponsored by Goodyear:  IAKM Accepting Applications for Goodyear Professor Position 

The School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University is pleased to announce the creation of the distinguished Goodyear Professorship in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management. The Professorship is possible because of the generous support of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. The Professor would be expected to provide academic leadership in the Information Architecture and Knowledge Management program and to serve as a liaison in knowledge management to the business community. The successful candidate's portfolio must include an outstanding record of academic or professional accomplishments in knowledge management.

Teaching competencies, teaching experience, research experience and work experience are sought in the area of knowledge management with competence in several of the following areas:

Document Engineering/Management
Business Process Management
Document, Records and Enterprise Content Management
Business Intelligence/Competitive Intelligence
Intellectual Capital Management
Digital Asset Management
Interaction Design/User Experience Design

The Master's Program in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management is a unique, innovative program inaugurated in Fall 2001. It has three concentrations: Information Architecture, Information Use and Knowledge Management. In order to provide better access to knowledge management expertise, an online certificate and degree program was launched in fall 2007. Facilities include a state-of-the-art usability lab (, fully-digital classrooms with the most current hardware and software, state-of-the-art distance education tools, whether through interactive television or web-based synchronous or asynchronous learning objects, and instructional designer support.Interest in asynchronous digital distance learning is preferred. A tenure track or non-tenure track appointment may be awarded depending on qualifications and interest of the successful candidate, with rank also commensurate with the background of the candidate. Summer teaching may be available. Salary is competitive with a $90,000 minimum for a nine month contract; benefits are excellent. The position is available beginning spring 2009. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; review of applicants will begin December 1, 2008. 

Official job posting in their HR system: Goodyear Professorship in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management

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