University of Nebraska at Omaha — Assistant / Associate Professor, Computer Science

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor – Computer Science

Department: Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with an emphasis in computing education, learning sciences and technology, AI-game, human-centered computing, computing for social good, and related areas. As this position will contribute to UNO’s innovative graduate program in Computer Science Education, prior experience with pedagogical best practices and working with K-12 teachers or students is preferred. The candidate should have potential to conduct high quality research, seek research grants, and be committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate is also expected to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across the university. Exceptional candidates with prior experience will be considered at the Associate Professor rank. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position with an anticipated start date of August 15, 2022.

The College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) has two other units – the Department of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis, and the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics. The college has significantly grown in the recent years through several high-quality faculty hires and provides a thriving collaborative research environment spanning several cross-cutting areas including biomedical informatics, cybersecurity, computer science education (CSEd), information management, and social computing. The academic program portfolio of the college includes five undergraduate degree programs (Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Bioinformatics, Cybersecurity, IT Innovation) and five Master of Science degree programs (Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Cybersecurity, IT Innovation, CSEd). The college also hosts two innovative PhD programs in Information Technology and Biomedical Informatics. UNO has a thriving STEM education program supported by a computer science STEM chairperson among others. UNO recently recognized the STEM Teaching, Research, and Inquiry-based Learning (TRAIL) Center as a signature initiative to foster STEM education across the campus.

Additional Duties: Participate in college and university level committees

Required Qualifications: Candidates must have completed an earned doctorate in computer science or related disciplines by the expected start date. The candidate should have a strong potential to conduct high quality research, seek research grants, and be committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

To apply, please visit http://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/. A full application, including cover letter, vita, teaching statement, diversity statement, research statement, and contact information for 3 references is required for full consideration. Review of applications will begin on December 30th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted directly through the UNO website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will not be reviewed or considered.

Review of applications will begin December 30th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date. Applications received after the review date may be considered. For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Harvey Siy, Search Chair Manager, at hsiy@unomaha.edu.

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.

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