Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States

August 15, 2022

Description

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001955, 004669, #4654, #4683

Working Title Assistant / Associate / Full Professor Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty College Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col) Department Computer Science Position Designation Faculty Employment Type Permanent - Full-time Months per year 9 Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Computer Science is experiencing significant growth in enrollment and externally funded research. The Department doubled its Size over the past 5 years and is currently the academic home for over 2, 100 students pursuing BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees. The Department of Computer Science is one of the three Departments in the College of Computing and Informatics. Department's current research and education strengths include visual and video analytics, natural language processing, knowledge discovery, distributed systems and networks, software engineering, robotics and cognitive computing.

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: https:// provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct research in their fields of expertise, and participate in academic service and interdisciplinary activities.

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

The Department is seeking applicants with a specialization in a) Foundations of Computing, including quantum computing, combinatorial and continuous optimization, and applications to machine learning. b) Artificial intelligence, including explainable AI, human-AI collaboration, machine learning, robotics, and computer vision.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, and possess a record that demonstrates excellence (or the strong potential for excellence) in research and teaching. The Department is especially interested in candidates who are committed to diversity, accessibility, and inclusion, and flexibility; professional development, teamwork and collaboration.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications Special Notes to Applicants

Three open positions will be filled from this posting. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.

Job Open Date 11/29/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Date Review of Applications will Begin Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2022 If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date Contact Information

For questions about the position and the application process, please contact Dr. Zbigniew W. Ras at ras@uncc.edu

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  • Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  • Contact Information for References
  • Research Interest Statement
  • Diversity Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Teaching Philosophy