Saturday, April 13, 2013

Computer Science-STEM Education position at University of Nebraska Omaha

The College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) is an interdisciplinary college focusing on meeting the needs of a vibrant metropolitan area.  The College invites applications for a STEM position within the college's computer science department. The position is open to all ranks. Candidates applying for this position should have a well-established, active and vigorous research program in any computing area with an emphasis on STEM education and research.  This mid-career faculty will have the experience to provide leadership in the college and the campus relating to STEM coupled with a strong research emphasis in computing related disciplines and in the pedagogical issues associated with STEM education in computing. The successful candidate will have completed a doctorate in computer science or affiliated disciplines and a demonstrated ability to generate external research and development grants.  Teaching experience and publication record must be commensurate with the rank sought. Contributions to service in the form of interactions with university, business, government agencies and professional organizations are expected and important requirements for this position. Qualified candidates will be considered for an endowed professorship.

 In addition to the computer science department, the college has two other units an Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis department and a School of Interdisciplinary Informatics. The College of IS&Ts academic program portfolio includes five undergraduate degree programs (Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Bioinformatics, Information Assurance, IT Innovation) and three Master of Science degree programs (Computer Science, Management Information Systems and Information Assurance). The college also hosts an innovative college-wide interdisciplinary PhD in Information Technology degree. Two graduate degrees in Biomedical Informatics are currently at the stages of approval. The college of IS&T has nearly 1,000 total students with 300 graduate students and 700 undergraduate students.

 The College of IS&T has nearly 60 full-time tenure track faculty/staff and an active research grants portfolio of $15 million with  funds from federal agencies (e.g., NSF, NIH, Dept of Ed),  state government (e.g., NRI, NSF EPSCoR, NU Foundation), a number of local and national corporations and foundations. The colleges interdisciplinary focus has resulted in a variety of collaborations with units across the University of Nebraska Omaha and the rest of the University of Nebraska system including the medical center and a number of private and public organizations.

 Individuals who desire to contribute to the development of these programs and lead the charge on STEM initiatives in the college are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to visit the college web site at for more information.  To apply, please visit the UNO careers web site at

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, Chair STEM Search Committee


phone:    (402) 554-4984 

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.