Rutgers iSchool invites outstanding applicants for entry into our doctoral program. We invite applications of students from all backgrounds interested in pursuing research advancing the information field.
Information Science area of concentration in our interdisciplinary PhD provides an excellent environment for research in such areas as Health Information and Technology; Human Information Behavior; Human-Computer Interaction; Information Institutions, Artifacts
and Documents; Information Retrieval and Language Analysis; Learning, Education and Technology; Social Computing and Data Science. Connecting these research foci are common threads: people and community; data, information, and knowledge; technologies, systems,
and networks; and empowerment, engagement, and action. The school includes world-renowned faculty who lead and teach in these areas. Their accomplishments are reflected in a large pool of scholarly publications, awards and grants. Doctoral students include
ALA Spectrum Fellows, Rutgers Diversity Fellows and Fulbright Scholars. Our graduates have been placed in top academic institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of California, Irvine, the University of Michigan,
and the University of Illinois as well as in a wide range of research, professional, business, and government settings.
is one of the founding iSchools, an international consortium of information schools dedicated to advancing the information field. Our interdisciplinary doctoral program in Communication, Information, and Media is in the School of Communication and Information
at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, a leading national research university. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. There are 18 schools and colleges (including a medical school)
on 2,688 acres across New Jersey. We are among the top 25 public universities, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. We are an NCAA Division I School and a member of the Big Ten and Committee on Institutional Cooperation. Our location in central New Jersey
and close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia makes us ideally suited for scholars seeking to make significant contributions to the social development of individuals by understanding the links among people, information and technology. Our doctoral
program is an ideal place to pursue ground-breaking research about information, technology and people in one of the most intellectually and culturally diverse areas of the world.
PhD student opportunities include four years of funding in the form of fellowships, and teaching, research, and graduate assistantships. Generous travel support is available to all PhD students at all stages of their study. Financial aid is available through
part-time lecturer positions. We provide support in obtaining additional fundings from external resources, such as the ALA’s Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship Program and Fulbright Program. Get more information:
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