Assistant Professor Computer Science

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Pembroke, NC 28372, USA
  • Feb 23, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Assistant Professor Computer Science

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Math & Computer Science
Working Title: Assistant Professor Computer Science
Vacancy Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Min T/E Requirements:
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a closely related field, and possess experience in teaching or industry, research interests, and relevant ongoing or planned publications. Expertise in two or more of the following IT and CS areas data science, DBMS, machine learning, software engineering, object-oriented programming, operating systems, digital logic, HCI, video game development, mobile application development, and cybersecurity.

FTE: 1
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position #: 820
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 9
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
Imparting knowledge of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Technology.Supervise students’ research, advise students, perform discipline-related research, and other scholarly activities

Primary Purpose of Position:
Teaching computer science and information technology courses, advising students, supervising students’ research, doing research, engaging in scholarships, participating in departmental and university activities

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The candidate will be expected to effectively teach a variety of IT and CS courses, advise and mentor students, and engage in scholarship and professional service. The courses taught to cover all levels of an undergraduate program in topic areas such as programming languages (Java, C++), object-oriented programming, event-driven programming, computer architecture, software engineering, web technology & security, operating system design and security, network & security, digital logic and design, human-computer interactions, video game development, data science, machine learning, and database management. We are particularly interested in expanding our capabilities in mobile application development and cyber security. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively through spoken, written, and visual media.

Salary and academic rank are commensurately depending on directly related education and experience level. A Ph.D. is required for the Assistant Professor position. Candidates who are ABD could start at Instructor rank and salary, and move to Assistant Professor after successful completion of the Ph.D. In such an event that an Instructor is hired who is ABD, said the candidate would be expected to complete the Ph.D. within one year of the official start date at UNC Pembroke.

Candidates must apply online through the UNCP website: Applicants must attach the following documents: a letter of interest, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, name/contact information for three references in electronic format, and a statement of teaching, research goals (maximum two pages). Review of applications will begin on February 25th and will continue until the position is filled.

Management Preference:

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation: no

Preferred and Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. is required for the Assistant Professor position.

Application Details

Job Opening Date: 02/18/2022
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Faculty
Posting Number: EPA00629

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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