The Department of Computer Science (CS) in the College of Engineering at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. The starting date for the position is August 2021.
The person hired into this position should be able to effectively teach CS undergraduate and graduate courses, and lead an independent research program that ideally specializes in Artificial Intelligence. Since the CS department also has strengths in cybersecurity and other areas, research expertise in other areas in computer science will also be considered. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to one or more of the cross-departmental research strengths of the College of Engineering, which are Cybersecurity & Resilience; Energy & Sustainability; Autonomous Systems; Healthcare Applications; and Complex Systems & Networks.
The successful candidate will strongly contribute to the educational and research goals of the department; have a solid publication record, will be demonstrably prepared to establish an independent and extramurally funded research program, and most of all, care about students and their development into future CS leaders.
Primary responsibilities of the position include:
Advancing teaching, learning, and curiosity in computer science through engaged teaching.
Building, supporting, and sustaining a successful independent research program in computer science. This includes (but is not limited to) obtaining extramural research funding to support the research and students; as well as the steady dissemination of quality research results via scholar products.
Conducting him/herself with a collaborative spirit and engaging in service activities for the benefit of the department, college, university, and relevant technical community.
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North Carolina A & T State University is a public land grant university. The College of Engineering, with over 2100 students, has EACABET accredited undergraduate programs in Architectural, Bio-, Biological, Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as a CACABET-accredited program in Computer Science.
On the Graduate level, the College has 8 Masters of Science Degree programs, and 5 Doctoral programs. Additional information about the College and the University can be found at www.ncat.edu/coe.
The Computer Science Department has 14 full-time faculty members and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees. Current enrollment includes 256 BS, 38 MS, and 28 PhD students. Faculty conduct research in such areas as cyber security and identity, big data, AI and machine learning, cloud computing, software engineering, visualization and multiagent systems. Research and education funding has come from the NSF, DoD, and DoE, and corporations. The department also leads the university's Center for Cyber Defense, designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and Cyber Defense Research by the NSA and the DHS. Additional information is at http://www.ncat.edu/coe/departments/cs/.
Internal job number: 003783
Doctoral degree in Computer Science and record of scholarly activity commensurate with appointment as an assistant professor.
Post doctoral experience and evidence of independent research potential.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!