The Computer Science Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is hiring several faculty positions.
There are several tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the department that will begin in July 2018; a Teaching Assistant Professorship that will also open in July 2018, and a Professor of Practice in software engineering for mobile/web applications that will being in Fall 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.
The department has made recent hires in computer security, computer systems, computer vision, natural language processing, and cyber-physical systems. 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 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, the 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.