Applications Are Being Accepted For Multiple Faculty Positions

Charlotte

With over 100 faculty and staff and nearly 2,500 students CCI is the largest technology program in North Carolina and one of the largest in the US. With over 200 research faculty and Ph.D. students and a portfolio of $25 million in externally sponsored R & D, CCI is a powerhouse in New Tech research, developing innovative solutions from national defense to financial services to healthcare, and providing the intellectual capital for the region's economy.  The College is an active partner for innovation with every major industry in the region

The College has built a comprehensive set of market-leading education programs to meet the rapidly expanding demand for New Tech knowledge and skills, including those related to Computer Science, Software and Information Systems, Bioinformatics, Health Informatics, Data Science and Business Analytics, and Cyber Security.

CCI is an innovative leader for T-Shaped Talent development, training future New Tech leaders, who not only posess leading-edge technical skills, but also are proficient in communications, teamwork, and practical problem solving.  With its highly successful Business Partners Program, the College is an active partner with industry to train and provide the largest market-ready New Tech talent pipeline for the region.

CCI has launched the ambitious Women-in-Computing Initiative, aimed to double the number of female students in CCI and the number of women graduates in IT.  Given CCI's scale, the success of this initiative alone will tip the gender balance of new IT talent in the region, building a national model for others to follow.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university, and the only major research university in the greater Charlotte region, situated on a beautiful 1,000-acre tree lined campus. It is the fourth largest campus among the seventeen institutions of the University of North Carolina system. Current enrollment exceeds 28,000 students, including 5,000 graduate students, with a projected enrollment of 35,000 by 2018. It is ranked among the top 10 up-and-coming national universities by the US News and World Report. Charlotte is a dynamic and diverse region of 1.8 million people and is the largest center of industry and economy in the State of North Carolina. Charlotte is one of most livable major urban areas in the nation with outstanding cultural and recreational amenities, major health facilities, and a major international airport. It is the second largest banking center in the country, and a leading center for energy, healthcare, retail, and logistics industries, which, collectively, represent a major center for the information-driven economy.

 

Department of Software and Information Systems


Faculty Positions in Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte

The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) has strengths in cybersecurity, human centered design, intelligent systems and analytics, and health informatics. The Department offers BA/BS degrees in Computer Science with concentrations in software engineering, cybersecurity, web and mobile applications, human computer interaction and Information Technology. SIS offers an MS in Information Technology, an MS in Cybersecurity and a PhD in Computing and Information Systems. SIS is in a phase of significant growth in the number of students and faculty. Applications are solicited for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in cybersecurity and human computer interaction (HCI), and health informatics. Priority will be given to applicants who can collaborate with and contribute to the university-wide initiative in Data Science and Analytics. Descriptions of the focus for the open positions are as follows.

Faculty Positions in Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) has strengths in cyber security, human centered design, intelligent systems and analytics, and health informatics. The Department offers BA/BS degrees in Computer Science with concentrations in software engineering, cyber security, web and mobile applications, human computer interaction and Information Technology. SIS offers a MS in Information Technology, MS in Cyber Security and a PhD in Computer and Information Systems. SIS is in a phase of significant growth in the number of students and faculty. Applications are solicited for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in cyber security and human computer interaction (HCI), and health informatics. Priority will be given to applicants who can collaborate with and contribute to the university-wide initiative in Data Science and Analytics. Descriptions of the focus for the open positions are as follows.

Cyber Security

(#6281): SIS has a strong program in information assurance and protection, designated as a CAE/IAE and CAE/R institution by DHS and NSA, and has an NSF funded IU/CRC in Configuration Analytics and Automation. Applications are solicited for a tenure-track position with priority given to applicants with research related to the Science of Security to complement exiting department strengths. Areas of priority include: Security Analytics, Cyber Physical Systems Security (e.g. IoT), Software Security, and interdisciplinary cybersecurity research. HCI Design (#4650): SIS has 4 faculty members in HCI that research and design engaging, usable, and novel interaction techniques and systems to improve user experience and augment creativity. We focus on human centered design and plan to include ubiquitous and mobile interaction design to address challenges related to data science and analytics. SIS has a concentration in HCI at the

Bachelors, Masters, and PhD levels. We seek applicants that complement our current strengths, with priority given to ubiquitous computing, mobile technologies, social computing, and interactive data analytics.

Health Informatics

(#3718): This is a tenure-track position 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 interest 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. 

Teaching Professor in cyber security

(#1733). Primary responsibilities are to teach three cyber security- related courses per semester ranging from introductory to upper division courses. The College has a Center for Education Innovation that provides faculty support for active learning and creating an inclusive and diverse environment for teaching and learning. An ideal candidate will have some combination of a PhD degree in CS or a related discipline (required), prior experience teaching computer science courses, and industry experience in cyber security. This is a term appointment, eligible for renewal, contingent on performance. The cyber security program at UNC Charlotte is growing and is committed to teaching innovation and excellence. We have a growing number of Teaching Professors who are fully integrated into the Department faculty governance and promotion processes.

SIS is experiencing significant growth in student numbers and externally funded research. The Department has established relationships with local industry partners and is seeing a surge of interestin its core areas of teaching and research. Current faculty members have strong research programs with substantial funding from both federal agencies and industrial partners. In joining this department you will become part of an exciting time of innovative research and new curriculum development. UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System. 

Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research in their fields of expertise, teach courses in related areas, and participate in other department and university activities. Successful candidates willbe expected to conduct research in their fields of expertise, publish and acquire research funding, teach courses in related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students, support diversity initiatives and participate in other department and university activities. 

Salary will be highly competitive. Special consideration will be given to increasing the number of faculty in under-represented groups. The College has launched an initiative to increase the number of womenin computing. UNCC is a dual career friendly employer. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Informatics, or a related field, as well as a strong commitment to research and education. For further details please visit http://www.sis.uncc.edu/. Application review will begin in November 2015, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uncc.edu/. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of researchinterests, copies of three representative scholarly publications, and a list 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 including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.

Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics


Computational Microbial Genomics Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics

College of Computing and Informatics University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics seeks a data scientist in computational microbial genomics to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. This position is part of a larger university-wide research initiative in Data Science and Analytics. Successful applicants will be expected to teach courses in bioinformatics and data mining at the graduate and undergraduate level and maintain an externally funded research program. Examples of research programs of interest include (but are not limited to): (i) algorithm development for the analysis of large data sets generated from mixed microbial (metagenomic) communities from the external environment or associated with plants or animals;

(ii) tracking development of antibiotic resistance or changes in microbial phenotype to the content of genes and genomes using next-generation sequencing; (iii) source tracking of pathogens across space and time in the external environment or within industrial, agricultural or hospital settings; (iv) utilizing microbial genomics for molecular epidemiological studies and precision medicine; (v) studies of microbial evolution and genomic structure; (vi) developing tools for visualization of microbial datasets; (vii) using computational tools to enhance agriculture and nutrition by manipulation of plant-associated microbes. We offer a collegial environment with excellent wet laboratory and computational facilities and a competitive nine-month salary commensurate with experience.

Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (position #1913) and must include a CV, contact information for 4 references, and statements on research and teaching. Informal inquiries can be made to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Daniel Janies, at djanies@uncc.edu. All inquiries and applications will be treated as confidential. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EOE/AA employer and an NSF ADVANCE Institution. For additional information, please visit our website at http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu.
 

Multiple Postdoctoral Positions in Computational Microbial Genomics, UNC Charlotte

The Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has multiple postdoctoral opportunities located at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC (NCRC http://www.ncresearchcampus.net). The NCRC is a $1.5B, 350-acre biotechnology research park that is the home of research programs of several large private biotechnology companies, six other research universities from North Carolina and several health care organizations. We have multiple positions in computational microbial genomics focusing on human microbiome studies, host-pathogen evolution, and microbial communities associated with foods. Example projects include: (i) algorithm development for the analysis of large data sets generated from mixed microbial (metagenomic) communities from the external environment or associated with plants or animals; (ii) tracking development of antibiotic resistance or changes in microbial phenotype to the content of genes and genomes using next-generation sequencing; (iii) source tracking of pathogens across space and time in the external environment or within industrial, agricultural or hospital settings; (iv) utilizing microbial genomics for molecular epidemiological studies and precision medicine; (v) studies of microbial evolution and genomic structure; (vi) developing tools for visualization of microbial datasets; (vii) using computational tools to enhance agriculture and nutrition by manipulation of plant-associated microbes.


Candidates should have recently completed a doctorate in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, biology or a related field.  Candidates should have substantial experience with next generation sequencing data analysis, scripting languages or other programming skills, and common analytics tools. In addition, candidates should have strong problem solving ability, be able to work collaboratively and have good communications skills.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.  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.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter expressing interest in our research, a curriculum vitae with publications, and the names of three references to international@uncc.edu.

For informal inquiries about the positions please contact Daniel Janies
djanies@uncc.edu.

Department of Computer Science


Assistant / Associate Professor 

The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://cs.uncc.edu/) is seeking candidates for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The Department is seeking applicants with specializations that complement current research and educational strengths in the department, including but not limited to Data Science (KDD, visual analytics, NLP, data management), Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Gaming (cognitive science, information visualization, VR), Software Systems and Networks (software engineering, cloud computing, virtualization, CPS).  Candidates must hold PhD degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline, have demonstrated excellence in research and be committed to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; conduct research in their fields of expertise; participate in interdisciplinary collaborations; and contribute to the College’s diversity initiatives. Experience with industry partnerships is expected for mid-career appointments and will be considered a plus for junior level appointments.

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, it is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System and nationwide. UNC Charlotte has identified Data Science and Business Analytics (dsi.uncc.edu) as the major emphasis area for education, research and industry collaboration, intended to broaden and deepen North Carolina's analytics talent and stimulate strategic innovation. The Department of Computer Science is one of the three Departments in the College of Computing and Informatics.  The Department 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.

Anticipated start is Spring or Fall 2017, with application review initiating on November 1, 2016. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu  (Position No. 1725) and should include a full CV, teaching and research statements, copies of three representative scholarly publications and contact information of at least three references.  In the cover letter, applicants should clearly identify the area(s) that best describe their academic interests and past industry engagements. Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. For additional information, contact Prof. Zbigniew Ras (ras@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. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.

 

Assistant / Associate Professor – Adaptive Systems

The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://cs.uncc.edu/) is seeking candidates for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The Department is seeking applicants with specialization in adaptive computing (active or semantic perception, multi-sensor fusion, real-time AI and robotic systems, bio-inspired perception, intelligent transportation, cognitive computing), human-robot interaction (human-robot collaboration, interface design, co-robot operation), or software engineering for self-adaptive systems (flexible, resilient, dependable, energy-efficient, recoverable, customizable, configurable, verifiable and self-optimizing software).  Candidates must hold PhD degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline, have demonstrated excellence in research and be committed to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; conduct research in their fields of expertise; participate in interdisciplinary collaborations; and contribute to the College’s diversity initiatives. Experience with industry partnerships is expected for mid-career appointments and will be considered a plus for junior level appointments.

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, it is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System and nationwide. UNC Charlotte has identified Data Science and Business Analytics (dsi.uncc.edu) as the major emphasis area for education, research and industry collaboration, intended to broaden and deepen North Carolina's analytics talent and stimulate strategic innovation. The Department of Computer Science is one of the three Departments in the College of Computing and Informatics.  The Department 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. Department’s current research and education strengths include visual and video analytics, natural language processing, knowledge discovery, cognitive computing, networking and robotics.  The department hosts a site of ROSE-HUB, a multi-university NSF Industry University Cooperative Research Center focused on applied robotics and sensing research (http://imilab.uncc.edu/rose-hub).

Anticipated start is Spring or Fall 2017, with application review initiating on November 1, 2016. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu  (Position No. 4693) and should include a full CV, teaching and research statements, copies of three representative scholarly publications and contact information of at least three references.  In the cover letter, applicants should clearly identify the area(s) that best describe their academic interests and past industry engagements. Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. For additional information, contact Prof. Yu Wang (Yu.Wang@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. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.

 

Assistant / Associate Professor – Data Intensive and Cyber Physical Systems

The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://cs.uncc.edu/) is seeking candidates for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The Department is seeking applicants with specialization in data intensive high performance computing (distributed computing, virtualization, resource management, programming and application models, cloud infrastructure, dependability) or cyber physical systems (software defined networking, IoT, smart sensing, next generation mobile computing).  Candidates must hold PhD degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline, have demonstrated excellence in research and be committed to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; conduct research in their fields of expertise; participate in interdisciplinary collaborations; and contribute to the College’s diversity initiatives. Experience with industry partnerships is expected for mid-career appointments and will be considered a plus for junior level appointments.

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, it is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System and nationwide. UNC Charlotte has identified Data Science and Business Analytics (dsi.uncc.edu) as the major emphasis area for education, research and industry collaboration, intended to broaden and deepen North Carolina's analytics talent and stimulate strategic innovation. The Department of Computer Science is one of the three Departments in the College of Computing and Informatics.  The Department 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. Department’s current research and education strengths include visual and video analytics, knowledge discovery, cognitive computing, networking and robotics. The UNCC Data Science Initiative houses SOPHI enterprise data analytics hub, allowing for timely ingestion, storage, discovery, and retrieval of large structured and unstructured data sets in any format.  SOPHI is federated with cloud infrastructures at UNC Chapel Hill (RENCI) and NC State University (VCL).

Anticipated start is Spring or Fall 2017, with application review initiating on January 2017. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu  (Position No. 1911) and should include a full CV, teaching and research statements, copies of three representative scholarly publications and contact information of at least three references.  In the cover letter, applicants should clearly identify the area(s) that best describe their academic interests and past industry engagements. Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. For additional information, contact Prof. Yu Wang (Yu.Wang@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. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.

 

Assistant / Associate Professor in Data Science 

UNC Charlotte The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte  http://cs.uncc.edu/ is seeking candidates in the enabling areas of Data Science, for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The Department is seeking applicants with specialization in data management (scalable/mobile/web/crowd-sourced data management, VLDB, data warehousing, knowledge discovery, data mining), machine learning (deep learning, statistical learning, predictive modeling, learning from continuous and multimodal sources), or computational statistics (exploratory methods, analysis of very large datasets, stochastic modeling, and other computationally-intensive methods). Candidates must hold PhD degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline, have demonstrated excellence in research and be committed to excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; conduct research in their fields of expertise; participate in interdisciplinary Data Science activities; and contribute to the College’s diversity initiatives. Experience with industry partnerships is expected for mid-career appointments and will be considered a plus for junior level appointments. 

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, it is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System and nationwide. UNC Charlotte has identified Data Science and Business Analytics (dsi.uncc.edu) as the major emphasis area for education, research and industry collaboration, intended to broaden and deepen North Carolina's analytics talent and stimulate strategic innovation. The Department of Computer Science is one of the three Departments in the College of Computing and Informatics. The Department 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. Department’s current research and education strengths in big data area include visual and video analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, knowledge discovery and cognitive computing.The UNCC Data Science Initiative houses SOPHI enterprise data analytics hub, allowing for timely ingestion, storage, discovery, and retrieval of large structured and unstructured data sets in any format. 

Anticipated start is Spring or Fall 2017, with application review initiating on January 2017. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Position No. 4656) and should include a full CV, teaching and research statements, copies of three representative scholarly publications and contact information of at least three references. In the cover letter, applicants should clearly identify the area(s) that best describe their academic interests and past industry engagements. Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. For additional information, contact Prof. Zbigniew Ras (ras@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. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.