[AISWorld] University of Nebraska at Omaha Assistant/Associate Professor Position

Matt Germonprez germonprez at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 16:05:00 EDT 2018


Dear Colleagues,

We are excited to announce a second tenure-track position at the University
of Nebraska at Omaha's College of Information Science & Technology. Details
are below and a link to apply for the position is here:

https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/7240
<https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/6855>

The position is expected to conduct high-quality research, actively seek
out and identify externally-funded research, and demonstrate a strong
commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching in the emerging
areas of user-interaction, HCI/UI&UX design and development, analytics, or
IT project management.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Regards,
Matt Germonprez


Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Information Systems

The  College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T) at the University
of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for a tenure-track position at
the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The expected start date is
Fall 2019. The position is within the Department of Information Systems and
Quantitative Analysis (ISQA) and is open to all research areas. Candidates
must possess an appropriate doctorate or ABD in Information Systems, or
related disciplines including Information Technology, Information Science,
Information and Communication Technology for Development, Human Centered
Computing, Human Computer Interaction, or Information Management, from
a nationally recognized program.

A strong candidate will be a highly qualified teacher and researcher in the
complex information environments that characterize today’s organizations
and societies. The position is expected to conduct high-quality research,
actively seek out and identify externally-funded research, and demonstrate
a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching in the
emerging areas of user-interaction, HCI/UI&UX design and development.

The ISQA Department is involved in innovative and recognized teaching,
mentorship, and community engagement at undergraduate, masters, and
doctoral levels. The program offers concentrations and certificates in
multiple areas including data management and analytics, project management,
information assurance, and systems development. Our global partnerships
enhance these programs through joint degrees, as well as student and
faculty exchanges.

Additionally, the ISQA Department conducts internationally recognized
research funded through the National Science Foundation, the US Department
of Education, Small Business Administration, the Alfred P. Sloan
Foundation, Mozilla, and local and global business partners. We have
faculty engaged in research including open community research, information
technology for development, information quality, data analytics, IS
strategy, and pedagogy for online education.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is located in Omaha, Nebraska, the
largest metropolitan area in the state and home to four Fortune 500
companies. Omaha was recently recognized as an up-and-coming tech hotspot
(Livability), the #3 most up-and-coming city in America (Time), the #10
city of its size in 2016 Digital Cities (Digital Communities), #2 cities
for Millennial college students (CNBC), #25 list of best places to live in
the USA (US News and World Report), #7 list of the top cities for creatives
(SmartAsset), one of the top cities for global trade (Global Trade), and a
top five cities to live in the Midwest (Time).

*About the College of Information Science & Technology *
The College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T) is a part of The
Peter Kiewit Institute of Information Science, Technology and Engineering
(PKI). The College of IS&T was founded twenty ago, committed to answering
the urgent call for a robust information technology research education. The
College of Information Science and Technology established itself as a
pioneer in the IT schools movement, a path-breaking model we have continued
to drive forward. The College is home to over 60 faculty and staff, and
nearly 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students, and supports over
$12,000,000 in active grant funding. The College of IS&T has advanced
research labs including labs for intelligent agents, open community
research, data mining, big data, and cybersecurity.

*About the University of Nebraska at Omaha *
The University of Nebraska at Omaha is the only public, metropolitan
university in the state, dedicated to the advancement of teaching,
research, and service. Located in the heart of Nebraska’s largest city, UNO
is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research and a Carnegie Community Engagement
university, offering programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and
doctoral degree levels to over 15,000 students. In 2014, the University of
Nebraska at Omaha was named the nation’s recipient of the Presidential
Award for Economic Opportunity, certifying UNO as a higher education leader
in community engagement.

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 does not discriminate based on race, color,
ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender
identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status,
marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities,
or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.
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

-- 
Mutual of Omaha Associate Professor
Information Systems
College of Information Science & Technology
University of Nebraska Omaha
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