Teaching Assistant Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001076
Working Title Teaching Assistant Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty
College Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col)
Department Bioinformatics and Genomics
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

Our mission is to turn biological data into knowledge for the benefit of humanity.

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 Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching courses in the Computer Science major and the Bioinformatics concentrations, advise students, participate in departmental service including development and management of curriculum, and develop novel scholarly contributions around teaching.

Minimum Experience/Education

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

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or a closely related field. Ability to teach object-oriented programming, algorithms and data structures, and software engineering.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications


Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Cover letter
2) Curriuculum vita
3) Teaching statement with evidence of teaching excellence
4) Complete contact information for three references.

Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee.

For additional information, contact: Dr. Cynthia Gibas (cgibas@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 12/21/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 02/05/2018
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

Dr. Cynthia Gibas

Posting Specific Questions

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  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  4. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  5. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Academic Advising Philosophy