Jobs at the iSchool

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) seeks to advance the profession and practice of librarianship and information science, to prepare students for careers in the field of information and library science, and to make significant contributions to the study of information. We educate innovative and responsible thinkers who will lead the information professions. These future leaders will be equipped to discover principles and impacts of information, create systems, techniques, and policies to advance information processes and services, and advance information creation, access, use, management and stewardship to improve the quality of life for diverse local, national, and global communities.

The School’s programs are among the top ranked by the US News and World Report, and the School is internationally known for its outstanding research, teaching, and service. We offer multiple Bachelor, Masters, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees as well as a variety of dual degree, professional, certificate and online programs for personal enrichment at any stage of a students’ academic career ( We are a proud interdisciplinary campus partner leading the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP); Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP); and The Knowledge Trust. We have proudly staffed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library since 1975.

Below you can find open faculty and staff positions currently available at SILS.

Faculty Positions

Wilson Distinguished Professor

The School of Information and Library Science invites nominations and applications for the Louis Round Wilson Distinguished Professorship, a tenured, full professor, appointment. Established through Dr. Wilson’s estate, this distinguished professorship continues a strong legacy of library and information theory and services. As UNC’s first librarian, and SILS founder and first dean, there have been few individuals who have left a bigger mark on the UNC campus, the state of North Carolina, and the information professions than Dr. Wilson.

Staff Positions

There are currently no staff openings.