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.

 

The College of Computing and Informatics

Executive Director of External Relations

The College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking candidates for an Executive Director of External Relations position. CCI provides the largest and most comprehensive technology program in North Carolina. CCI has over 100 faculty and staff and over 2000 students at bachelor, masters and doctoral levels. CCI has a nationally competitive research program with a rich set of research projects ranging from fundamental discovery to society and industry driven innovations.

The Executive Director of External Relations will lead the implementation of CCI’s communication and marketing strategy, collaborate with College stakeholders to identify optimal message platforms and channels, manage a coordinated communications framework, and provide communication guidance to College personnel. The Executive Director will be responsible for media relations, production of College publications, advancement/development of communications mechanisms, and management of the CCI’s Internet presence. In addition, this role will provide strategic oversight to the CCI Partners Program. This position requires a Master’s degree and 5 or more years of experience in a related field.

Desired Qualifications:

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

* Strong organization, coordination and supervision skills.

* Experience managing print publications and online communications as well as coordinating, managing and promoting events.

* Experience working with media, industry and community organizations, and in constituent relationship development and management.

* The understanding and ability to articulate the relevance, value proposition and impact of computing and informatics research and education to industry, government and community stakeholders.

Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Position No. 6511) and must include a CV and references. Upon request, applicants should be prepared to submit a sample marketing plan. Review of applications will begin in October 2014 and continue until the position is filled. As on 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. For additional information, please visit our website at www.cci.uncc.edu.

 

Department of Software and Information Systems

Cyber Security 

(3 openings, position numbers #1754, #1851, and #6281): SIS has a strong program in information assurance and protection. We are designated as a CAE/IAE and CAE/R institution by DHS and NSA and have an NSF funded IU/CRC in Configuration Analytics and Automation. Applications are solicited for 3 tenure-track or tenured positions at all ranks with priority given to applicants that specialize in system security, data security and privacy, secure cyber-physical systems (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT), and security analytics. Applicants with leadership abilities will be given special consideration.

HCI Design 

(1 opening, position number #4650): SIS has 4 faculty members in HCI that research and design engaging, usable, and novel interactive techniques and systems to improve user experience and augment creativity. We focus on human centered design and plan to expand ubiquitous and mobile interaction design to address challenges related to data science and analytics.  SIS has a concentration in HCI at the bachelors and masters levels. We seek applicants that complement our current strengths, with priority given to ubiquitous computing, mobile technologies, social computing, and interactive data analytics. 

Teaching Faculty position 

(1 opening, position number #3757): The College has an active Center for Education Innovation and has been awarded 1 of 6 NSF funded projects on revolutionizing engineering education. The SIS department is seeking applications for Teaching Assistant Professor. Teaching faculty are expected to teach up to 3 courses a semester and contribute to the development of innovative curriculum and educational advances that emphasize active learning and T-shaped student skills development. We have specific needs for expertise in IT infrastructure, systems implementation, integration and design, and web/mobile application development. A college level evaluation and promotion policy has been established for teaching faculty.

The Software and Information Systems Department (SIS) has a strong reputation in the region and internationally for education and research in designing and deploying software and information systems that deliver integrated, secure, reliable, intelligent, adaptive, and easy-to-use IT solutions. SIS is one of three departments in the College of Computing and Informatics, which 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 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.

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. 

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. 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 interests, 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.

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 Teaching Professor

The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://cs.uncc.edu/) is seeking candidates for a full-time, 9-month non-tenure-track Assistant / Associate Teaching Professor position.  The appointment will be for three or five years, depending on rank, and is eligible for renewal.  A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is required. Applicants are expected to provide evidence of high quality teaching and educational innovation.  Teaching faculty typically engage in curricular and instructional innovation, scholarship of teaching, student recruitment, advising and service.  While we seek applications from candidates who can teach mainstream CS courses at graduate and undergraduate levels, further specialization in an advanced area (e.g., machine learning, cloud computing, data management, etc.) would be viewed positively.

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 and nationwide. The Department of Computer Science is experiencing significant growth.  The enrollment more than doubled over the past 6 years, currently peaking at 1,400 students pursuing BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees.  The Department of Computer Science is one of three Departments in the College of Computing and Informatics.  Jointly, supported by the 5-year NSF Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED) partnership award, the departments are re-orienting undergraduate computing education to focus on patterns for the transfer of knowledge towards student learning that connects to peers, the profession, and the community. The departments are committed to innovative approaches to CS education and research that improve the quality of our graduates.

Anticipated start is Fall 2016. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Position No. 4658) and must include vita, teaching statement with evidence of teaching excellence, and complete contact information for three references.  Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. For additional information, contact: Dr. Harini Ramaprasad (hramapra@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 Cloud Computing

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 a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The Department is seeking applicants with specialization in Cloud Computing (distributed computing, virtualization, resource management, programming and application models, data-intensive cloud infrastructure, dependability).  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 and participate in interdisciplinary Data Science activities. 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 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 1,400 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 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.  SOPHI is federated with cloud infrastructures at UNC Chapel Hill (RENCI) and NC State University (VCL).

Anticipated start is Fall 2016, with application review initiating on January 15, 2016. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu  (Position No. 4683) 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 Dr. 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 Cognitive Science

The Departments of Computer Science and Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://cs.uncc.edu/) are seeking candidates in the enabling areas of Data Science, for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The Departments seek applicants with specialization in cognitive science with research interests in computational modeling of the influence of cognitive and affective processes as they relate to health, education, robotics, etc.  Candidates must hold PhD degree in Computer Science, Cognitive Science, or a closely related field.  A PhD in Psychology or Neuroscience will be considered if the individual has a strong computational background. We expect excellence in research and a commitment to excellence in teaching a diverse student population at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as a commitment to participate and further develop interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs in Cognitive Science (a collaboration between Psychology and Computer Science departments).   Experience with industry partnerships is expected for mid-career appointments and will be considered a plus for junior appointees. The candidate will have some joint teaching and research responsibilities in the Psychology Department, which is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. 

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 experiencing significant growth in enrollment and externally funded research.  It is currently the academic home for over 1,400 students pursuing BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees. Cognitive science programs (http://cognisci.uncc.edu) are interdisciplinary and housed within the Department of Psychology, which has one of the most popular undergraduate majors on campus; offers M.A. degrees and is closely associated with the graduate certificate program in cognitive science and Ph.D. degrees in Health Psychology and Organizational Science.   

Anticipated start is Fall 2016, with application review initiating on January 15, 2016. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu  (Position No. 4652) 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 Dr. Wlodek Zadrozny (wzadrozny@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 Management

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 a tenure-track position 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), computational statistics (exploratory methods, analysis of very large datasets, stochastic modeling, and other computationally-intensive methods) or financial analytics (data and text mining, simulation and predictive modeling, risk models with applications in financial services).  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 and participate in interdisciplinary Data Science activities. 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 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 1,400 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 in big data area include visual and video analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, knowledge discovery and cognitive computing. 

Anticipated start is Fall 2016, with application review initiating on January 15, 2016. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu  (Position No. 4653) 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 Dr. Yu Wang (wzadrozn@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.

alumni scholarship fund

The Alumni Gives Scholarship allows students to pursue their dreams and contribute to the technology community.  This needs-based scholarship empowers students to overcome financial hurdles while pursuing their education goals and gives preference to underrepresented populations within the CCI student body. 

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