Professor of the Practice

Job description

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Computer Science - 318400

Appointment Type: Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0002161

Position Summary: The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Professor of the Practice in software engineering for mobile/web applications to begin in Fall 2018. The position is for an initial term of four years, and is periodically renewable upon review. This position has the responsibility to teach courses in software engineering, especially as applied to mobile and web applications, for both Computer Science majors and non-majors alike. The position will oversee the operation of a software makerspace for mobile and web applications development and serve as a liaison to the broader University and industry community which will serve as the source for applications. In addition, the position entails updating, revising, and developing curriculum, and employing innovative pedagogical methods and instructional technologies that will be effective in teaching and encouraging a diverse population of students to participate in the makerspace. The position will include training and evaluating graduate and undergraduate student instructors.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Candidates must have at least a Masters degree, and preferably a Ph.D., in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Qualification and Experience: We seek applications from individuals with exceptional promise for, or a proven record of, mobile applications development in a diverse undergraduate university environment. Experience developing applications for mobile applications is desired, as is teaching at the university level and making appropriate use of instructional technology. An awareness of, and appreciation for, issues of increasing gender and racial diversity in the computer science community is particularly desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Missy Wood, Business Officer

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

Special Instructions for Applicants: Qualified applicants should submit an application on-line at For full consideration, applicants should include CV/Resume, list of references, three letters of recommendation, official degree transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please note: Teaching Philosophy is required, not teaching evaluations. Cover letter, developed course syllabi or course outlines (Other Document) are optional. Applicants are required to identify the names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references when applying. Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. The minimum number of references required are 3 with a maximum of 3 reference letters. Questions concerning this position may be sent by email to [email protected] Further information and details on the application procedure for this search are available at




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Posted: 10/14/2017
Application Due: 1/22/2019
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