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Humanist Archives: Nov. 6, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Humanist 33.377 - Ph.D. Studentships (Indiana Bloomington)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 377.
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        Date: 2019-11-05 17:43:31+00:00
        From: John Walsh 
        Subject: Funded Ph.D. Studentships at Indiana University Bloomington

Apply now for a Fully-Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana
University-Bloomington (IUB)

The IUB Doctor of Philosophy program in Information Science, in
the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering, is
pleased to accept applications for admission in Fall 2020. Our
doctoral program is one of the longest continuously-running
Information Science programs in the United States, celebrating
more than 50 years and more than 185 graduates. Our graduates
hold positions that include Deans of iSchools and libraries,
distinguished professors at top-ranked iSchools, directors of
doctoral programs, editors of journals, and presidents of
national professional associations.

We guarantee up to four years of funding to accepted students
in the form of research, teaching, and service assistantships,
including tuition waivers and generous stipends. We also offer
travel support for our PhD students. Doctoral students gain
valuable teaching experience in our top-ranked master's degrees
programs in Information and Library science (ILS) and our
growing undergraduate offerings. Our Ph.D. program is training
the next generation of information scientists. Doctoral
students are advised by faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge
interdisciplinary research in areas such as:

* archival studies
* biodiversity information and culture
* computer-mediated communication
* critical information and library science
* cultural analytics
* cultural heritage informatics
* data and text mining
* digital and computational humanities
* digital curation
* digital libraries
* documentation
* eScience
* gender and technology
* history of the book, readership, and publishing
* knowledge organization (KO) (classification, ontologies, metadata)
* knowledge sharing
* online communities
* philosophy of information and information ethics
* records management
* social informatics
* social media mining
* technology & diversity
* text encoding and digital editions

Students benefit from being part of our active community of
scholars, which includes affiliations with the following
Indiana University research centers: the Institute for Digital
Arts and Humanities, the HathiTrust Research Center, the Center
for Biological Research Collections, the Rob Kling Center for
Social Informatics (RKCSI), and the Center for Computer-
Mediated Communication Research (CCMC). The Comparative Library
and Classification Lab in ILS focuses on the ethical and
justice-related impacts in multiple institutional domains,
including libraries and museums.

Indiana University is renowned for its high-performance
computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school,
and performing and fine arts. It is the home to world-renowned
documentary and data institutes, including the Lilly Library of
rare books and manuscripts, the Kinsey Institute collection,
the campus-wide Media Digitalization and Preservation
Initiative, the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, the Archives
of Traditional Music, the Black Film Center/Archive, the
Eskanazi Museum of Art, and one of the nation’s largest
academic library systems. Located in the wooded rolling hills
of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving
college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities
for an active lifestyle.

We are pleased to accept new applications through December 1,
2019. Please see the Department of Information and Library
Science page on Graduate Admissions for details on how to


Funding packages of up to $50,000 per year are available for
accepted candidates.

Contact Dr. Robert D. Montoya, Doctoral Program Director, with
questions at montoya@indiana.edu.
| John A. Walsh
| Associate Professor, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering
| Adjunct Associate Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences
| Editor, The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative
| Technical Editor, Digital Humanities Quarterly
| Director, HathiTrust Research Center
| Indiana University, 700 N Woodlawn Ave, Luddy Hall 2132, Bloomington, IN 47408
| Web: (http://johnwalsh.name/) Voice: +1-812-856-0707

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