[AISWorld] IT Innovation Assistant Professor Opening

Ann Fruhling afruhling at unomaha.edu
Mon Feb 1 15:35:08 EST 2016

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Assistant Professor
College of Information Science & Technology

The School of Interdisciplinary Informatics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Successful candidates will have completed a doctoral degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Industrial Design, or related disciplines and have a strong potential to generate external research and development grants and engage in teaching. The School is particularly interested in candidates with innovation experience.  Candidates with a major field of study in Innovation, Design Thinking, Creativity, Product Development and Design, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Collaboration Technologies, or related fields are strongly encouraged to apply.

In addition to the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, the College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) has two other units -the Department of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis and the Department of Computer Science. The College of IS&T is an interdisciplinary college focusing on meeting the needs of a vibrant metropolitan area. The academic program portfolio of the college includes five undergraduate degree programs (Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Bioinformatics, Information Assurance, IT Innovation) and four Master of Science degree programs (Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Assurance, Biomedical Informatics). The college also hosts two innovative PhD programs in Information Technology and Biomedical Informatics. The college of IS&T has around 1200 students with roughly 800 undergraduates.

The College of IS&T has nearly 60 full-time tenure track faculty/staff and an active research grants portfolio of $10 million with funds from federal agencies (e.g., NSF, NIH, DHS, DoD, Dept of Ed, NASA),  state government (e.g., NRI, NSF EPSCoR, NU Foundation) and from a number of local and national agencies. 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. The College is also a sponsor in the university-wide Center for Collaboration Science, which promotes research and practice in collaboration by partnering across academia and industry and the home of the NSA/DHS National CAE in IA/CD designated Nebraska University Center for Information Assurance (NUCIA).

To apply, please visit the UNO human resources web site at www.unomaha.edu/humanresources<http://www.unomaha.edu/humanresources>, and create your account. A cover letter, curriculum vita and list of references must be attached to the electronic application. If you have any additional questions, please contact:

Dr. Douglas C. Derrick, Assistant Professor                                                     email:              dcderrick at unomaha.edu
Dr. Ann Fruhling, Director, School of Interdisciplinary Informatics                            email:    afruhling at unomaha.edu
College of Information Science & Technology
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

Ann L. Fruhling, Ph.D.
Director, School of Interdisciplinary Informatics
Mutual of Omaha Distinguished Professor of College of Information Science and Technology

College of Information Science and Technology
University of Nebraska - Omaha
Peter Kiewit Institute
1110 S. 67th Street
Office:   PKI 280 A
Omaha, Ne  68182-0500
Office:   402.554.4968
Cell:      402.686.9001
afruhling at unomaha.edu<mailto:afruhling at unomaha.edu>

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