Open Rank/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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Posting Details

Posting NumberPG190651EPInternal Recruitment NoWorking TitleOpen Rank/Assistant/Associate/Full ProfessorAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with education and experienceWork ScheduleTBDJob LocationRaleigh, North CarolinaDepartment About the Department

The Department of Computer Science is an academic teaching and research department in the College of Engineering. It is a large and complex unit that encompasses research intensive, teaching intensive and professional activities. It is one of the largest such departments in the nation by the number of faculty and students, and its total budget and size are comparable to some NC State University colleges and divisions.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University (NCSU) seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in theoretical computer science (TCS). Candidates with additional expertise in algorithms, graph theory, computational geometry, experimental algorithmics, topological data analysis, or in the theoretical aspects of quantum computing, cryptography, machine learning, or complex systems, are of particular (but not exclusive) interest.

The position involves instructing and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate instruction, leading impactful research programs, publishing in high-profile conferences and journals, attracting external funding to support research, as well as community outreach and broader impact activities.

Direct graduate student research in the different areas of Computer Science.

Other Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience and Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field.

Other Required Qualifications

Candidates should possess excellent teaching skills and an ability to attract external funding for and conduct research programs supportive of the Department’s focus areas. Excellent verbal and writing skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field. Exceptional candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered, but of particular interest are candidates specializing in the area of Theoretical Computer Science. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to academic and research excellence, and an outstanding research record commensurate with the expectations of a major research university. While the department expects to hire at the Assistant Professor level, candidates with exceptional research records may be considered for Associate or Full Professor positions.

Required License(s) or Certification(s)


Valid NC Driver's License requiredNoCommercial Driver's License requiredNoJob Open Date10/05/2020Anticipated Close DateOpen Until Filled.Special Instructions to ApplicantsPosition Number00001096Position TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)1.0Appointment9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse WeatherNon Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency EventsNon Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoDepartment ID141901 - Computer Science-engrAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HERC
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
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    Posted: 10/6/2020
    Application Due: 12/5/2020
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