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Tenure-Track Assistant Prof or Tenured Assoc/Full Prof, Dept of Software and Information Systems

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina 28223
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate/Full Professor Position in Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte

The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) at the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) at UNC Charlotte is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate/Full Professor position. Priority is given to applicants focused on cybersecurity, cyber analytics, and security of AI models. Strong candidates in all other areas of cybersecurity and privacy including social media security, social system security like the election system security, are also considered. The ideal candidate would demonstrate expertise in the areas as mentioned above, have a track record of publications, as well as have ability or potential to procure competitive external funding. 

The Department of SIS focuses on teaching and research in cybersecurity, intelligent systems, human centered design, and health informatics. SIS is in a phase of significant growth in the numbers of students, faculty, and external funding. SIS has academic programs in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Web and Mobile Applications, Human-Computer Interaction, and Software Engineering at the Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. For further details please visit the websites of the Department of SIS http://sis.uncc.edu/.

The College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC-Charlotte) has consistently been ranked among the top 100 Computer Science programs by the U.S. News.  Recently, CCI has been awarded the Annual CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science by the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT. 

Charlotte is the most populous city in North Carolina. Between 2004 and 2014, Charlotte was ranked as the nation's fastest-growing metro area. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Honeywell, Lowe’s, Bank of America, Truist Financial, and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, etc. Charlotte is the second-largest banking center in the United States.

The duties and responsibilities include research and teaching in areas of strength, as well as service to the University, College, Department, and the profession. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Informatics, or a related field, as well as a strong commitment to research and teaching. Applicants should have demonstrated achievement in original research and scholarship, demonstrated commitment to quality teaching with prior experience or potential at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as demonstrated ability to contribute to diversity initiatives.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uncc.edu/ (Position Number: 006285). The application package should include: 1) Cover Letter / Letter of Interest, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) Contact information for three references, 4) Research Statement, 5) Teaching Statement, and 6) Copies of three representative scholarly publications. Applicants are also required to submit a Diversity Statement to address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion. For questions or additional information, please email Dr. Xi (Sunshine) Niu, the Search Committee Chair, at xniu2@uncc.edu. Review of applications will begin on 1/2/2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary will be competitive. 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.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.


Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-04

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Tenure-Track Assistant Prof or Tenured Assoc/Full Prof, Dept of Software and Information Systems

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina 28223

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