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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

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Please upload the following documents with your electronic application: 1) Cover letter that addresses the position’s primary responsibilities and College goals 2) Curriculum vitae 3) Statement of Teaching 4) Statement of Research 5) 1-2 published papers 6) Contact information of three references For questions or additional information, please email search-sis-group@uncc.edu. 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 003718
Working Title Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col)
Department Software and Information Systems
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Software and Information Systems Department is a pioneer in Information Technology research and education. We offer a wide selection of courses in Information Technology and Software Engineering emphasizing on designing and deploying IT infrastructures that deliver integrated, secure, reliable, and easy-to-use services. We have partnerships with the Departments Computer Science (CS), and Geography and Earth Sciences (GES) delivering specific concentrations for our students. Our security and Privacy program is recognized by the National Security Agency as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

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

Health Informatics: The successful applicant will have expertise in health informatics and analytics that contributes to the Professional Science Masters in Health Informatics, the core areas of Software and Information Systems, the College of Health and Human Services, and the Data Science Initiative at UNCC. Specific research areas of expertise include informatics and analytical methods applied to participatory patient care and shared decision making; health knowledge modeling and decision support system development; health care privacy and secure medical devices; human centric design of new health informatics technology, and health information technology development and evaluation.

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

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Informatics, or a related field, as well as a strong commitment to research and education.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic application:
1) Cover letter that addresses the position’s primary responsibilities and College goals
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Statement of Teaching
4) Statement of Research
5) 1-2 published papers
6) Contact information of three references

For questions or additional information, please email search-sis-group@uncc.edu.

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 12/08/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
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. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Interest Statement
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3