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Assistant or Associate Professor, Information Systems

University of Nevada, Reno



University of Nevada, Reno

Assistant or Associate Professor, Information Systems


Department: Accounting & Info Systems

Department Web Address: http://www.coba.unr.edu

Full Time Equivalent: 100.0

Position Type: Academic Faculty

List Rank/Range(s):

Tenure Track: Tenure Track

Job Description:
The Department of Information Systems at the University of Nevada, Reno, invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The appointment(s) will begin in August 2017 and are contingent on state funding.
The Department of Information Systems is part of the College of Business offering undergraduate and graduate programs accredited by AACSB.
We are seeking academic professionals who will conduct and publish research in information systems and who are dynamic teachers able to explain advanced computer concepts to undergraduate and graduate (master's degree) students. Candidates should be able to develop courses requiring hands-on technical skills and teach upper-division or graduate-level courses in two or more of the following areas: programming, data communications/networking, systems analysis and design, project management, or cybersecurity. Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, producing quality publications in peer-reviewed journals, and participating in university and other service activities. One of the positions is dedicated to an academic professional specializing in cybersecurity. The successful candidate for the position dedicated to cybersecurity will also be expected to participate in cybersecurity-related grant funding opportunities.
The University of Nevada, Reno is ranked in the top tier of the “best national universities” by U.S. News and World Report. Reno has been called America's adventure place for its scenic beauty. Crystal clear Lake Tahoe is a 45-minute drive to the west, the barren Black Rock Desert (home to the Burning Man festival) is a 2-hour drive to the Northeast, and Yosemite National Park is a 3-hour drive to the South. This diverse geography offers outstanding opportunities for hiking, camping, mountain biking, and boating. In addition, there are many world class skiing areas within an hour's drive. Reno offers many cultural entertainment opportunities, including theater companies, a chamber orchestra and a symphony orchestra. There is an international airport located in Reno. San Francisco is a 4-hour drive or 40 minute flight to the west.

Position is open until filled, however review of applications will begin on 9/26/2016

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in information systems or closely related discipline from an accredited university. PhD must be completed by appointment date in August 2017.

Preferred Qualifications:


Contact Information for this Position: Marianne Jacobsen ([email protected]), 775-682-9124, Search Coordinator Dana Edberg ([email protected]), Search Chair

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach: 1) Cover letter describing your interest in a position at the University of Nevada, Reno along with your ability to meet the required qualifications; 2) Vita; 3) Names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references; 4) Teaching evaluation(s) from university-level course(s) (preferably from a course taught in one of the specialty areas listed on the job description); and 5) Statement of research plan.Inquiries will be treated confidentially. If you have questions about the position, please contact Dana Edberg ([email protected]), Search Chair.

Job Open Date: 08/08/2016

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Search Number: 72132

Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.



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