Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Informatics/Interdisciplinary)

Job description

Position Number 998709

Functional Title Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Informatics/Interdisciplinary)

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science starting August 1, 2019. We are looking for candidates who show exceptional promise in both research and teaching. Preferred research areas are those that build upon our existing areas of strength, which include algorithms, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, data analytics, databases and data mining, foundations of computer science, human-computer interaction, image processing, networking, and security, but applicants in other research areas are also encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates who can pursue interdisciplinary research in the natural and social sciences. Half of the teaching responsibilities of this position will be dedicated to UNCG's new interdisciplinary Master of Science in Informatics and Analytics program.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline by August 1, 2019.

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, names of four professional references through UNCG JobSearch at and click on "Tenure Stream Faculty" to apply for position 998709. You may direct your informal inquiries to Dr. Stephen Tate, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 ([email protected]).

Reference letters—Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide letters of recommendations, in the Reference section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur when an applicant is being carefully being considered for an interview.

Recruitment Range Competitive

Org #-Department Computer Science - 12228

Job Open Date 10/30/2018

For Best Consideration Date 01/15/2019

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No

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Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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