Assistant Professor, Information Systems
Department of Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis
College of Information Science & Technology
The College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T) invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. 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, Human Centered Computing, Human Computer Interaction, or Information Management, from a nationally recognized program. Our Department is seeking candidates with strong research and teaching potential. Contributions to service within the university, business and/or professional areas are expected.
The ISQA Department is engaged in internationally recognized research funded through the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Education, the National Institutes of Health, and numerous corporate sponsors. We have published internationally in MIS Quarterly, the European Journal of Information Systems, the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, ACM Interactions, and the Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. We have presented our work at recent international conferences including the International Conference for Information Systems, the Citizen Science 2015 Conference, and the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. We have been instrumental in the establishment and development of the Association for Information Systems special interest groups SigGlobDev, SIGOPEN, and SIGITProjMgmt. We manage three research labs in the ongoing investigation of 3D environments, open communities, and information technology for development. Finally, we host three international journals, the Journal of Information Technology for Development, Annals of Data Science, and the International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making.
The ISQA Department is a nationally recognized leader in service learning initiatives and international student exchange programs. We have growing enrollments, a rich diversity of students, and established connections with the local business community, including the numerous Omaha-area Fortune 500 companies. E-learning and classroom innovation in technology-supported pedagogy are of strategic importance to us. Our 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 of Nebraska system. Our 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, data analytics, and project management. Our Department is also a part of a college-wide Ph.D. in Information Technology.
Applicants should apply via the UNO human resources web site. Applicants will need to create an account and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita and list of references to officially apply for the position. You can locate the position by searching the listings under the ISQA Department. The University, College, and Department have a deep 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.
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 nearly 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 50 faculty and staff, and nearly 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and supports over $10,000,000 in active grant funding.
The College of IS&T has more than 12 advanced research labs including a multimedia technology lab, open community research lab, data mining lab, networking and wireless lab, two telecommunications labs, and three computer security and information assurance labs. The labs include multimedia, computing, and conference facilities.
Dr. Peter Wolcott
Dept. of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis
The university and college have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in applicants from underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply.
Instructor, Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a full-time instructor position. 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.
Minimum Education and Experience Qualifications
- Master's degree in CS or a closely related discipline received prior to the employment start date from an accredited institution; and at least two years of industry experience, or two semesters of teaching experience or equivalent.
- Strong communication skills
- Knowledge of industry-related software, systems, and organizational practices
- Industry certification appropriate to the specialty area
Employment Continuation Requirements
- Appointment of the position is on year-by-year base. Re-employment depends on the needs of the department and the on-going performance evaluated via the following:
- a. Course plans and appropriate course materials provided to the department head and undergraduate programs committee prior to start of classes.
- b. Classroom performance evaluations conducted by the departmental head and undergraduate programs committee each semester.
- c. Service to the department and college evaluated by the departmental head and faculty each year.
The CS department is in the College of Information Science and Technology which also houses the Department of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis and the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics. The CS department offers bachelor's (accredited by ABET), master's, and doctoral degrees, and certificates in undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition to its strong research program, the CS department is expanding the role of STEM outreach in all levels of computer science education.
To apply, please create an account at the UNO's careers website: www.unomaha.edu/humanresources/employment.php. The application should include a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, and at least two letters of recommendation to be attached to the electronic application.
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.