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Assistant Professor

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The ECE department offers B.S. degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, with over 625 undergraduate and over 200 graduate students; see http://ece.uncc.edu. Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission: 1) Cover letter 2) Complete curriculum vita/resume 3) Statement of teaching and research experience/goals 4) Contact information of at least three references Review of applications will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004378
Working Title Assistant Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Engineering (Col)
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UNC Charlotte is to develop human and intellectual resources in all disciplines of Electrical and Computer Engineering and their applications in order to foster technological, economic, and social growth in the Charlotte region, the State of North Carolina, and beyond.)

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and research in signal and image processing, robotics, computer vision, machine learning, Al, sensor fusion, autonomous systems, and related areas. Must be committed to excellence in teaching and the creation of a strong externally-sponsored research program complementary to the department. Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of sponsored research programs, supervision of student research, and academic services.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related areas is required.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

The ECE department offers B.S. degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, with over 625 undergraduate and over 200 graduate students; see http://ece.uncc.edu.

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Cover letter
2) Complete curriculum vita/resume
3) Statement of teaching and research experience/goals
4) Contact information of at least three references

Review of applications will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 12/01/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  4. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents