Assistant Professor of Business Informatics

first_imgFull Time or Part Time?Full Time Working TitleAssistant Professor of Business Informatics DepartmentBusiness Informatics Job Open Date12/09/2020 Purpose of Position Commitment to Inclusive Excellence Qualifications Applicants must have a PhD or in Information Systems or a closelyrelated field from an AACSB accredited university.Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/EqualAccess/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness,equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seekexcellence through diversity among our students, administrators,faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups isencouraged.All candidates are expected to submit a diversity statement. Thisstatement should provide the candidate’s unique perspective ontheir past and present contributions to and future aspirations forpromoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in theirprofessional career. In line with the University’s AffirmativeAction Policy, candidates are not expected to disclose theiridentity or membership either in the diversity statement or inother application documents submitted to the search committee.Demographic information is solicited through the applicationprocess; however, those data are confidential and are not providedto members of the search committee.Applicants should visit http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9733 to applyand must provide the following:• Cover letter outlining qualifications and interests• Detailed curriculum vitae• Evidence of teaching effectiveness• List of three references with contact information• Sample of research work• Diversity statementFor more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee:Dr. Teuta Cata [email protected] Review will begin in January2021.Any candidate who is offered this position is required to gothrough a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated byKentucky State Law. Posting Details Quick Linkhttps://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9733 Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeReferencesDiversity StatementStatement of Teaching InterestStatement of Research InterestOptional DocumentsOtherEvidence of teaching style and effectiveness Position NumberTBD Preferred EducationPh.D Will teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes and conductresearch. Will also participate in university service and industryengagement activities as applicable. Open Until FilledYes Requisition Number2020F504 Job Close Date * Please let us know how did you find out about thisposting?(Open Ended Question)* Have you taught any course in Health Informatics? If so,please list the courses.(Open Ended Question)* Have you conducted any research in Health Informatics?(Open Ended Question) Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Primary Responsibilities Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/EqualAccess/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness,equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seekexcellence through diversity among our students, administrators,faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups isencouraged. Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-timetenure-track assistant professor faculty position in our BusinessInformatics Department. This position begins August, 2021.Programs in the Department include a Master of Science in BusinessInformatics ( MBI ), postgraduate certificates, and anundergraduate bachelor degree and minor in Business InformationSystems. These academic programs are AACSB accredited. TheDepartment of Business Informatics partners with the NKU College ofBusiness to offer innovative interdisciplinary AACSB accreditedcurriculum and programs. The Department also collaborates with theCollege of Health Professions to enhance and integrate our graduateand undergraduate Health Informatics degrees and relatedprograms.Northern Kentucky University invites applications for onefull-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in theBusiness Informatics department. The position will begin August2021. Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an areaoffering outstanding quality of life, Northern Kentucky Universityis a nationally-recognized metropolitan public university enrollingover 14,000 students and actively engages with its region of nearlytwo million people. The university offers 79 undergraduate degreeprograms and master’s degrees in 22 disciplines, along with JD,DNP, and EdD doctoral degrees. NKU opened a new $105Minterdisciplinary Health Innovation Center in 2018, where BusinessInformatics and Health Informatics faculty will play a key role inpopulation health research, education, and outreach.The College of Informatics is one of six colleges in theuniversity. It enrolls over 1,900 students in 14 bachelor’sprograms and three master’s programs. It was formed in 2005 tounite faculty and students from all the information-centricdisciplines. It is comprised of three academic departments:Business Informatics, Computer Science, and Communication and twocenters Informatics+ and Center for Information Security.. Some ofits distinctive majors include Data Science (only the third such BSprogram in the country when launched in 2013), Media Informatics,and Health Informatics, along with more traditional programs suchas Computer Science, Communication Studies, and Journalism. +.Cybersecurity is a particular strength. NKU has been designated asan NSA / DHS Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education since2014, and its new $500K donor-funded Cyber Threat Intelligence Labopened in 2018. The College of Informatics is located in GriffinHall, a landmark building filled with beautiful and innovativelearning spaces.The Business Informatics department shares AACSB accreditation withthe NKU Haile US Bank College of Business. It offers BS degrees andundergraduate minors in Business Information Systems and in HealthInformatics, and offers Masters of Business Informatics and Mastersof Health Informatics degrees, as well as graduate certificates inthese areas. The department collaborates with the College of Healthprofessions to enhance and integrate its Health Informaticsprograms. In addition, the department operates as the academic homefor the Library Informatics program. The department also providesextensive service courses for the universities BSBA and MBAprograms. It currently has 17 full-time faculty. 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Golden State Warriors will be a tough out in NBA playoffs

first_img“He’s really fun to coach,” Kerr said. “He’s a brilliant defender, but to have the ability to run so much of our offense through him is something I enjoy. It’s the type of basketball I like. Obviously a lot of the offense comes from our backcourt and its shooting range, so we use Andrew to free up the guards. When he rolls to the basket, he can take the weakside defense with him and give us more space. Or he can roll there and get a dunk.”Not everyone remembers, but Bogut was the first overall pick in the 2005 draft, four selections ahead of Chris Paul. He was the National Player of the Year at Utah.The Bucks drafted him, and he was gaining league-wide respect when he sailed in for a dunk against Phoenix, got jostled lightly by Amar’e Stoudemire, and fell to the floor like a meteor. One arm was pinned behind his back. He broke that elbow and that hand, and sprained that wrist. It was April 3, 2010, a split-second that cost Bogut untold millions and yet somehow pointed him toward this Golden season.“A one-in-a-million play,” said Bogut, who said he has watched the video many times, even though one viewing is enough for most people.“It was very unfortunate, with the elbow, because it affected my touch. My jump shot went. Other aspects of my game have been lost as well. But that’s the way the game is. I’m in a great situation right now, healthy, winning games.”After Milwaukee traded him to the Warriors, essentially for Monta Ellis, he had microfracture surgery on an ankle and missed almost a calendar year.“I haven’t had minor injuries,” he said, deadpan. “When I get hurt, I do it properly.”The Warriors’ defensive foundation was poured by Mark Jackson, the coach before Kerr. Bogut and Draymond Green push the big men out, and the 6-foot-7 Thompson guards the best perimeter player. Andre Igoudala, an ex-Olympian who has shelved much of his game for the greater good, makes the Warriors even longer when he leaves the bench.“The games probably will get to be more of a grind,” Bogut said. “There won’t be many easy baskets, particularly in the fourth quarter of a Game 5, for example. We’re getting ready for that already, making some adjustments, putting some things into practice.”Winning is the best practice. “The way we get the game faster is with our defense,” Kerr said at Golden State’s morning shootaround. “As long as we’re defending, we can run. But the game has changed. That theory was probably true 10, 15 years ago. When you look at San Antonio, Miami, Phoenix, those teams still ran and shot 3s in the playoffs. It’s not as true as it used to be.”He is right. Last year’s Spurs averaged 105.4 points in the regular season, 105.7 points in the Finals against Miami. The Warriors actually scored 2.1 more points a game in their first-round loss to the Clippers than they did in the 82-game forced march.When the playoffs come, the Warriors will not have to learn defense. They’re No. 1 in the NBA in defensive field goal percentage (42.4), fifth in 3-point defensive FG percentage, and they will be the first team since Doc Rivers’ 2008 Boston Celtics with a point differential of over 10 per game.If you think it’s just Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, then you can’t see the forest for the threes. Andrew Bogut, the 7-foot Australian, might not be the soloist, but he’s instrumental.Bogut is Kerr’s “middle linebacker” in the lane. He’s an outlet passer and, when he gets to the top of the key, a smooth ball-mover. He also shoots 55.6 percent and gets 6.1 rebounds a game. The rest of the NBA is waiting for Golden State’s turbo-charged Batmobile to get stuck in about two feet of post-season muck.You hear it every spring. The games will slow down. The scouting will intensify. The tendencies will show through. Someone will emerge, hair askew and glasses fogged from two days in a dungeon equipped with analytics, video and Cheez-Its, and come up with a net to ensnare the Warriors, the league’s best team all season. Now, if he can only get those pesky players and coaches to follow it …Warriors coach Steve Kerr advises not to go to Vegas with that hypothesis. The Warriors did not come into Staples Center on Tuesday with a nine-game winning streak and a 60-13 record because they play just one note.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more