[AISWorld] Visiting Research Associate (Postdoc) Position - University of Nebraska at Omaha

Gert-Jan de Vreede gdevreede at unomaha.edu
Sun Dec 2 12:14:10 EST 2012

Visiting Research Associate / Postdoc
School of Interdisciplinary Informatics College of Information Science and Technology University of Nebraska at Omaha

The School of Interdisciplinary Informatics is part of the College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T), an interdisciplinary college focusing on meeting the needs of a vibrant metropolitan area.  The School invites applications for a one-year visiting research associate/postdoc. The start date is immediate.  Candidates must have, or be near completing, an appropriate doctorate in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or a related field of study.  The School is seeking strong candidates with research capability in one or more of the following related areas:  IT innovation, health informatics, bioinformatics, human computer interaction, micro IT business entrepreneurism, serious gaming, mobile software development or other interdisciplinary informatics areas. The candidate will be expected to work with school faculty to enhance the school's research capabilities and output.

In addition to the School, the College has two other units - a Computer Science department and an Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis department. The College of IS&T is responsible for a Bachelor of Science Program in Information Assurance (started in Fall 2007), ABET accredited Bachelor of Science programs in Computer Science and Management Information Systems, and Master of Science degrees in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, and Information Assurance. The College further hosts an innovative college-wide interdisciplinary PhD in Information Technology degree. The college is the home of the Nebraska University Center on Information Assurance (NUCIA; http://nucia.ist.unomaha.edu/), an NSA designated Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE), which combines the efforts of commercial, governmental and educational institutions across the United States to increase awareness in the numerous domains of information security. Individuals who desire to contribute to the development of these programs, as well as other programs in the College of IS&T are encouraged to apply. 

The College of IS&T and the College of Engineering and Technology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are partners in The Peter Kiewit Institute of Information Science, Technology and Engineering. The Institute was founded in 1999 and funded by a $70 million Industry/University/Government initiative which included a new $32.5 million building.  We invite you to visit the college web site at http://www.ist.unomaha.edu for more information.  To apply, please visit the UNO careers web site at http://careers.unomaha.edu/, create your account and apply for this position. A cover letter, curriculum vita and list of references must be attached to the electronic application.  

If you have any questions, please contact:

Gert-Jan de Vreede, Chair Search Committee College of Information Science & Technology University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha NE 68182-0116
email:	gdevreede at unomaha.edu
phone:	(402) 554-2026

PLEASE NOTE: Members of the Search Committee will attend ICIS 2012 in Orlando, FL, and will be pleased to meet with interested candidates.

The university and college have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

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