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University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Lincoln, NE, United States
23 days ago
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
23 days ago


The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management in partnership with the College of Engineering, College of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invite applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice, beginning August 15, 2022. The Raikes School is a residential undergraduate honors program integrating the teaching of computing and management.

The position is a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track, career-oriented position supporting the Raikes School. The initial appointment for this teaching-focused position is for a term of up to three years, with the opportunity for future multi-year renewals. 

The new faculty member will teach a variety of data science courses for the Raikes School including probability and statistics, machine learning, and advanced methods in quantitative business. Support will be provided for new course development, as well as the faculty member’s professional development as needed.  

Raikes School students take two years of Design Studio, an interdisciplinary team-based capstone experience in which junior and senior students develop technology-based products for sponsoring businesses and organizations. The new faculty member, in addition to course instruction, will lead several of these teams.

The university is located in Lincoln, NE, the third largest of the Big-10 cities, and the locus of the “silicon prairie.” Lincoln, population 290,000, was recently named one of the top five emerging entrepreneurial hot spots in America by Entrepreneurship Magazine and received Google’s 2013 E-City Award for its strong online business community. Lincoln offers the attractions and entertainment opportunities of a metropolitan area and is ranked the #1 best city for new jobs by Forbes; a #2 highest quality of life ranking by The Huffington Post; and a #4 ranking in Children’s Health magazine’s listing of best places to raise a family.
Salary is commensurate with experience relative to the home academic department at UNL

Review of applications will begin December 3, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. To view details of the position and submit an application, go to  http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_210173.

Applicants will be required to attach the following documents:  
  1. Letter of interest with brief narrative addressing qualifications for the position
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Official graduate school transcripts
  4. Names and contact information for three references at time of application
In addition, three (3) letters of recommendation will be required only for short listed candidates.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.


Minimum qualifications:
  1. PhD in a data science related discipline e.g., 
    • Computer science 
    • Statistics 
    • Industrial engineering
    • Mathematics 
    • Sociology
  2. A demonstrated commitment to professional and new course development
  3. Evidence of strong teaching ability
Preferred qualifications:
  1. Multidisciplinary education 
  2. Industry experience
  3. College teaching experience
  4. Project management experience to support the supervision of Raikes School Design Studio projects and teams

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59575326
  • Location:
    Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
  • Company Name: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Practice
  • Job Function: Data Analysis,
    Data Science
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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