Faculty Positions in Big Data Analytics – College of Information Science & Technology
The College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for two tenure-track/tenured positions as a part of the college wide big data recruitment initiative for a series of hires across several departments with opportunities for joint and inter-disciplinary collaborations. Candidates may apply as appropriate for their research interests to one or both of the following positions.
Applications are sought for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The successful candidate will have completed a doctorate in computer science or related disciplines, have a strong potential to generate external research and development grants, and engage in teaching. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of high quality research in foundational aspects of large scale data analysis and computation. The department is interested in candidates working in algorithms, architectures, or systems in areas including data mining, data visualization, databases, cloud/high performance, and statistical/machine learning. Candidates particularly interested in the large scale data applications pertaining to learning analytics, social networking, and network sciences are highly encouraged to apply at http://bit.ly/2014CS_BD.
Applications are sought for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The successful candidate will have completed a doctorate in information systems, decision science, or related disciplines and have strong potential to engage in high quality research and teaching and generate external research and development grants in the area of big data analytics. Candidates particularly interested in big data management and decision support, big data quality, and the impact of big data on organizations and societies are highly encouraged to apply at http://bit.ly/2014ISQA_BD.
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, Dept of Ed), state government (e.g., NRI, NSF EPSCoR), a number of local and national corporations and foundations. The College of IS&T offers five undergraduate degrees, four masters degrees, and an innovative college wide PhD degree. The college of IS&T serves over 1,000 total students with more than 300 graduate students and 700 undergraduate students.
To apply, please visit one of the links above or the UNO careers web site, create your account and apply for this position. Cover letter, curriculum vita and list of references must be attached to the electronic application. If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Dr. Mahadevan Subramaniam
Dept. of Computer Science
Phone: (402) 554-4984
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.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Systems – Department of Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis
The Department of Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis (ISQA) 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, pending final approval of funds. 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 of IS&T is committed to the growth of strong research initiatives. According to the AIS Senior Scholars’ Basket of Six Top Journals, the College of IS&T is ranked as a top 50 research program over the past five years.
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 for more information. To apply, please visit the UNO human resources web site , 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. If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Dr. Kerry Ward
Chair of ISQA Search Committee
Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis
College of Information Science & Technology
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182-0116
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.