Jobs: Department of Software and Information Systems

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 Ph.D. in Computing and Information Systems. SIS is in a phase of significant growth in the number of students, faculty, and externally funded research. The Department of Software and Information Systems has established relationships with local industry partners and is seeing a surge of interest in its core areas of teaching and research. The Department has established relationships with local industry partners and is seeing a surge of interest in 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. 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 women in computing. UNCC is a dual career-friendly employer. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uncc.edu/ and reviewed until positions are filled.

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.

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. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Informatics, or a related field. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research in Health Informatics, 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. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, copies of three representative scholarly publications, and a list of three references. For questions or additional information, please email search-sis-group@uncc.edu

Computational Social Science

(#3798). The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) focuses on teaching and research in intelligent systems, human centered design, and cyber security. This new tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level is intended to advance our teaching and research in computational social science that leads to novel and effective ways of modeling and simulating challenging societal phenomena. The ideal candidate would demonstrate a computationally-driven, cross-disciplinary approach to modeling human behavior as it relates to solving practical problems in areas such as politics, health, education, economics, ecology, energy, culture, arts, design, music, security, or any other human endeavor. 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 Data Science Initiative (DSI) is an industry-university- state partnership, led by the College of Computing and Informatics, the Belk College of Business, the College of Health and Human Services, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and includes collaborative partners in other academic departments. DSI offers extensive University-wide academic, research, and executive education programs, augmented with an integrated data analytics platform. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Informatics, or a related field. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research in Computational Social Science, 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. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, copies of three representative scholarly publications, and a list of three references. For questions or additional information, please email search-sis-group@uncc.edu.

Teaching Professor

UNC Charlotte is seeking applicants for a Teaching Professor position. The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) is in the College of Computing and Informatics and contributes to teaching core courses in the BA/BS in Computer Science and offers concentrations in cybersecurity, human centered design, IT, web app development, and software engineering.
 
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. The College of Computing and Informatics is experiencing significant growth in student numbers and externally funded research. The Department of Software and Information Systems has established relationships with local industry partners and is seeing a surge of interest in its core areas of teaching and research.

In joining the Department of Software and Information Systems you will become part of an exciting time of new curriculum development and innovative research. The department offers degrees at the Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. levels.

The applicant must have a commitment to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations in computing. The successful applicant will participate in our Center for Education Innovation, our efforts in extending active learning practices, engage students in extra-curricular and undergraduate research activities, and promote programs that provide professional development for our diverse student body. Primary responsibilities are to teach three courses per semester ranging from introductory to upper division courses. An ideal applicant will have a combination of a PhD degree in CS or a related discipline (required) and prior experience teaching computer science courses with preference for teaching and/or industry experience in cybersecurity.
 
This position is non-tenure- track with a renewable 5 year contract – opportunities for summer salary include summer teaching and research. Salary will be highly competitive for this appointment.  For further details please visit http://www.sis.uncc.edu/. Application review is ongoing.
 
Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uncc.edu/. To the application, please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, and a list of three references. For questions or additional information, please email search-sis@uncc.edu.

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