Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 003798
Working Title Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col)
Department Software & 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.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and will supervise doctoral dissertations. The yearly teaching load is three courses plus supervision of research groups. Teaching opportunities will be based on current course offerings and the individual’s areas of scholarly expertise. Current faculty members have strong research programs with substantial funding from both federal agencies and industrial partners.

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

Computational Social Science Additional Duties and Responsibilities: This position is part of the Data Science Initiative at UNC Charlotte. It will help create bridges to Systems Design, Intelligent Systems, Complex Systems, Human Centered Design, Security Analytics, Social Sciences, and the Humanities. The ideal candidate would demonstrate a computationally-driven, cross-disciplinary approach to modeling human behavior to solve practical problems in politics, health, education, economics, ecology, energy, culture, arts, design, music, security, or any other human endeavor.

Please upload the following documents with your electronic application:

1) a cover letter that addresses the qualification of the applicant, and how the applicant can serve the primary responsibilities and College goals
2) curriculum vitae
3) statement of research interests
4) statement of teaching philosophy
5) 1-3 published papers
6) a list of three references

For questions or additional information, please email

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 acriminal background check.

Job Open Date 12/29/2017
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. Research Interest Statement
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2
  2. Other Document 3