Research Assistant Professor
Posting InformationPosition Information Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleResearch Assistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002867Posting Open Date07/24/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date09/01/2019Position Summary
The Computer Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a fixed term Research Assistant Professor position. Applicants should show evidence of exceptional research promise. This search seeks applicants with interests in graphics and virtual/augmented reality.
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. 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 the following area: graphics and virtual/augmented realityEqual 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
Four letters of recommendation are required for this position.Quick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/166503 Department Contact Information Department Contact Name and TitleMissy WoodDepartment 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.
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