Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleAssistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeTenured/Tenure TrackSalary RangeDependent on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002621Posting Open Date12/14/2018Application Deadline12/13/2019Open Until FilledYesProposed Start Date07/01/2019Position Summary

The Computer Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for several tenure-track assistant professor positions in the department to begin on or after July 1, 2019. Applicants should show evidence of exceptional research promise and teaching potential. This is a broad-area search for multiple positions with interests including, but not limited to, robotics, natural language processing, machine learning, computer graphics, virtual reality, augmented reality, visualization, systems, computational biology, and bioinformatics.

Founded by Turing Award winner Fred Brooks, the department has an outstanding research tradition as one of the oldest computer science departments in the country. In addition to excellent support for new faculty, there is a long-standing tradition of encouraging and fostering collaborative research both inside the department and across the university, including extensive collaboration with biological sciences and the medical school. The department also hosts numerous programs for the broader North Carolina community with over a thousand community members participating in a series of hackathons, lab visits, and other outreach activities each year.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been rated in the top five public universities in the nation for the last 18 years by U.S. News & World Report. The university is located within the Research Triangle, home to a wide range of technology, science, and health-related businesses, all with a high concentration of PhDs. There are two other major research universities, namely Duke and NC State, within the Triangle. The Triangle is a booming area for young professionals and was recently ranked at the top of Forbes’ best locations for business and careers. The area offers wonderful opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and connections both to other academics and to industry. Situated midway between the ocean and the mountains, Chapel Hill area routinely rates near the top in best-places-to-live rankings, with top-notch schools, affordable housing, a warm climate, plentiful nature, sports, and entertainment.

Applicants are expected to have a doctorate in Computer Science or a related discipline and are strongly encouraged to apply by January 9, 2019, but review will continue after that date. Applications along with four letters of recommendation should be submitted to the university.

Educational Requirements

Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.

Qualifications and Experience

We are seeking exceptional candidates with a strong research record in any of the following areas: robotics, natural language processing,machine learning, systems, data science, biological computing, and augmented and/or virtual reality.

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.

Special Instructions

Teaching Statement is the required Other Document. Four letters of recommendation are also required via the reference request portal. Further information and details on the application procedure for this search is
available at http://www.cs.unc.edu/recruiting or by e-mail to [email protected]

Quick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/151959 Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and TitleMelissa Wood, Business OfficerDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Other Document
  3. Degree Transcripts
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest degree?
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    • PharmD
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Posted: 2/15/2019
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