Open Rank/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Open Rank/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:


Job Location:

Raleigh, North Carolina

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 required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

141901 - Computer Science-engr


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.




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 4/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time