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Assistant Professor

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Qualified applicants should submit an application on-line at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/129143. The application should include CV/Resume, Degree Transcripts, Research Statement and Teaching Statement (Required “Other Document”), and four letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to identify the names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers of four (4) professional references when applying. Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. The minimum number of references required are 4 with a maximum of 4 reference letters. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by January 4, 2018, but review will continue after that date. Further information and details on the application procedure for this search is available at http://www.cs.unc.edu/recruiting or by e-mail to facultyrecruiting18@cs.unc.edu.

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor
Position Number
Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week
FTE
Vacancy ID FAC0002154
Posting Open Date 10/11/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2018
Position Summary

The Computer Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for tenure-track assistant professor positions in the department to begin on or after July 1, 2018.

Founded by Turing Award winner Fred Brooks, the department has an outstanding research tradition as one of the oldest computer science departments in the country. In addition to excellent support for new faculty, there is a long-standing tradition of encouraging and fostering collaborative research both inside the department and across the university, including extensive collaboration with biological sciences and the medical school. The department also hosts numerous programs for the broader North Carolina community with over a thousand community members participating in a series of hackathons, lab visits, and other outreach activities each year.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been rated in the top five public universities in the nation for the last 17 years by U.S. News & World Report. The university is located within the Research Triangle, home to a wide range of technology, science, and health-related businesses, all with a high concentration of PhDs. There are two other major research universities, namely Duke and NC State, within the Triangle. The Triangle is a booming area for young professionals and was recently ranked at the top of Forbes’ best locations for business and careers. The area offers wonderful opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and connections both to other academics and to industry. Situated midway between the ocean and the mountains, Chapel Hill area routinely rates near the top in best-places-to-live rankings, with top-notch schools, affordable housing, a warm climate, plentiful nature, sports, and entertainment.
Applicants are expected to have a doctorate in Computer Science or a related discipline and are strongly encouraged to apply by January 4, 2018, but review will continue after that date. Applications along with four letters of recommendation should be submitted to the university.

Educational Requirements

Doctorate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants should show evidence of exceptional research promise and teaching potential. This is a broad-area search for multiple positions with interests including, but not limited to, systems, machine learning, data science, robotics, cyber-physical systems, and natural language processing.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Qualified applicants should submit an application on-line at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/129143. The application should include CV/Resume, Degree Transcripts, Research Statement and Teaching Statement (Required “Other Document”), and four letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to identify the names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers of four (4) professional references when applying. Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. The minimum number of references required are 4 with a maximum of 4 reference letters. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by January 4, 2018, but review will continue after that date.

Further information and details on the application procedure for this search is
available at http://www.cs.unc.edu/recruiting or by e-mail to facultyrecruiting18@cs.unc.edu.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128452

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Missy Wood, Business Officer
Department Contact Telephone or Email wood@cs.unc.edu
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Other Document
  3. Degree Transcripts
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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