University of Nebraska at Omaha — Assistant Professor, Information Systems (2 openings)

Job Title: Assistant Professor – Information Systems
Department:  ISQA
Posting Numbers: 2020F-00185, 2020F-00186
To apply for position 1, go to https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/12169
To apply for position 2, go to https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/12164
Please contact Dr. Martina Greiner (mgreiner@unomaha.edu), Dr. Paul van Vliet (pvvliet@unomaha.edu), or Human Resources if you have any questions.
Review of candidate materials will begin on January 18, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The expected start date is Fall 2021. The positions are within the Department of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis (ISQA) and are 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.

Assistant/Associate Position #1
Areas of research interest include digital transformation, digital development, data analytics, data engineering, organizational technologies, health informatics, human-computer interaction, and social computing. The candidate should possess strong teaching and technical expertise in areas such as human-computer interaction, information assurance, IT infrastructure, project management, or systems analysis, design, and development. To apply for this position, go to https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/12169

Assistant/Associate Position #2
Areas of research interest include digital transformation, digital development, data analytics, data engineering, organizational technologies, health informatics, human-computer interaction, and social computing. The candidate should possess strong teaching and technical expertise in areas such as data analytics, data mining, and statistical machine learning. To apply for this position, go to https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/12164

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, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Ford Foundation, Mozilla, and local and global business partners. We have faculty engaged in research including open community research, technologies for social good, information technology for development, information quality, data analytics, IS strategy, and pedagogy for online education. The College employs two full-time grant-writing staff to support faculty.

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. New students in 2018 included 39.4% first-generation and 32.2% ethnically diverse 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. To learn more about how UNO lives its metropolitan mission, see Growing With and Within our Thriving Community: https://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-support/che-ad-for-uno—may-20201.pdf

The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among the faculty and staff. 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 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.

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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