[AISWorld] Updated University of Nebraska - Omaha IS Position Announcement

Kerry Ward kerrywward at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 18 14:22:08 EDT 2014

University of Nebraska at
Assistant/Associate Professor, Information
Department of Information Systems &
Quantitative Analysis
College of
Information Science & Technology
The Department of Information Systems & Quantitative
Analysis (ISQA) invites applicants for an assistant/associate professor
position in Information Systems to start Fall 2015.  To be considered as an official candidate for
the position you must apply via the UNO human resources web site at www.unomaha.edu/humanresources,
create your account, and apply for this position. Cover letter, curriculum
vita and list of references must be attached to the electronic application. You can locate the position by searching the listings under the ISQA
Department.  Applicant screening and
initial interviews are currently being conducted and representatives will be
available at DSI and ICIS if necessary.
The ISQA Department is part of the College of Information
Science & Technology (IS&T), an interdisciplinary college focusing on
meeting the needs of a vibrant metropolitan area. The Department invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
Candidates must possess an appropriate doctorate or all but the dissertation
(ABD) in Information Systems (IS) or a related field from a nationally-recognized
program. The Department is seeking strong candidates with research and teaching
interests in IS. Contributions to service within the university, business and/or
professional areas are expected. 
The ISQA Department is responsible for a Bachelor of Science
degree in Management Information Systems (accredited by ABET) and a Master of
Science degree in Management Information Systems. The master’s program offers
dual degrees with Public Administration and the College of Business, as well as
certificate programs in such areas as information assurance, health informatics
and project management. The Department is also part of a college-wide Ph.D. in
Information Technology. We are engaged in initiatives in service learning,
international programs, and information technology for development, to name a
few. E-learning and innovation in technology-supported pedagogy are of
strategic importance. The ISQA Department was the 2011 recipient of the
system-wide Departmental Teaching Award, recognizing teaching excellence as the
top department across all four campuses of the university system. 
The College’s School of Interdisciplinary Informatics offers
a new degree in IT Innovation, as well as degrees in Bioinformatics and
Information Assurance. The School hosts the Nebraska University Center on
Information Assurance (NUCIA), an NSA-designated Center for Academic Excellence
in Information Assurance Education. The College is a partner in the
university-wide Center for Collaboration Science, which promotes research and
practice in collaboration by partnering across academia and industry. 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, which offers further
opportunity for interdisciplinary work and engagement with the community. Individuals
who desire to contribute to the development of these and other programs in the Department
and College are encouraged to apply.
We invite you to visit the Department web site at http://www.isqa.unomaha.edu/ for more
information.  If you have any additional
questions, please contact:
Dr. Kerry Ward, Chair of ISQA Search Committee                            email:    kwward at unomaha.edu
Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis                                   phone:   402-517-6454
College of Information Science & Technology                                  FAX:    402-554-3284
University of Nebraska at Omaha                                        
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha NE 68182-0116
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.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha is the only public,
metropolitan university in the state. 
Located in the heart of Nebraska’s largest city, UNO is a comprehensive university
offering programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree
levels.  Serving approximately 15,000
students, UNO offers more than 130 undergraduate majors and more than 60
graduate programs in a wide variety of fields. 
In addition to the university-wide Graduate College, UNO’s colleges
include Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Education; Communication,
Fine Arts and Media; Information Science and Technology; Public Affairs and
Community Service; and Continuing Studies.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha does
not discriminate in its academic, employment or administration policies and
abides by all federal, state and regental regulations pertaining to same.  Employment eligibility verification is
required for all new hires.  UNO provides
reasonable accommodation for the known disabilities of applicants and
employees, unless to do so would pose an undue hardship.  If you need accommodation in order to
complete the application process or to perform any essential element of the
position sought, please contact the A-line Affirmative Action Office in the
Office of Academic & Student Affairs. 
Address:  Eppley Administration
Building 202, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha NE 68182-0185.  Telephone: 
402-554-2262, FAX 402-554-4896 
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