University of Nebraska at Omaha — Instructor, Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis

Job Title: Instructor – Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis (ISQA)
Department: ISQA
Posting Number: 2020F-00177
Position Number: 62586
To apply, go to: https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/11940

Please contact Peter Wolcott (pwolcott@unomaha.edu) or Human Resources if you have any questions.

Job Description:
The University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis (ISQA) invites applications for a full-time instructor in courses that serve multiple majors within the College of Information Science & Technology, such as IT ethics, introduction to information systems, and others. We seek a candidate with a strong professional record, previous experience teaching and developing curriculum at the university level, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduates of diverse backgrounds. The instructor will participate in the on-going evolution of the course curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment practices. On-line and face-to-face instruction are expected.

Additional duties include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; contributing to the diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts of UNO; and providing departmental, university, and professional service.

This position is for a minimum of three semesters: Spring 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 and then renewable annually thereafter contingent on satisfactory performance, sufficient enrollment, and available funding.

Successful applicants will hold a master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Cybersecurity, and/or related areas, by the time of employment. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their doctorate.

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.

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 Fall 2020, 41.7% of the total undergraduate population are first-generation 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 supporting diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women, persons of color, and first-generation academics to apply for this position.

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 accommodations for the known disabilities of applicants and employees, unless to do so would pose an undue hardship. If you need accommodations in order to complete the application process or to perform any essential element of the position sought, please contact:
Human Resources: Eppley Administration Building 205, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha NE 68182-0263. Email: Kristina Hoffmann kristinahoffmann@unomaha.edu Telephone: 402.554.2463

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