North Carolina A&T State University, College of Science and Technology invites applications for a tenure track faculty positions in Information Technology in the Department of Computer Systems (CST), starting in August 2023. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level. An appointment at a higher rank might be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular, CST is seeking qualified candidates who can develop an innovative research program in one or more of the following areas: software systems design, software engineering, enterprise network services/management, cybersecurity, cloud technologies, embedded systems, hardware security IoT, machine learning, and data and text mining.
The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses, conducting research, student recruitment and advising, student mentoring, curriculum development, engaging in program assessment and accreditation, and providing service to the department, college, and university. The ideal candidate is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous research program in her/his field of expertise in Information Technology, secure extramural funding, and direct MS and Ph.D. students' research activities. Collaboration with colleagues from the sciences, mathematics, and other technology areas is strongly encouraged.
North Carolina A&T State University and the College of Science and Technology are committed to expanding diversity and enhancing inclusion by promoting and cultivating a rich exchange of ideas and broad cultural awareness. The selected candidate is expected to foster understanding, appreciation, respect and values that embrace diversity and inclusivity on campus and in the broader community.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The College of Science and Technology integrates science, mathematics, and technology to advance knowledge and prepare the next generation of science and technology leaders. The College embraces the mission of the University as a land-grant doctoral research institution with a distinction in STEM by expanding new frontiers in science, creating novel technologies, developing innovative approaches to STEM teaching and learning, and formulating scientific and technological solutions that lead to transformative social and economic development. The College houses the departments of Applied Engineering Technology, Biology, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, and the PhD Program of Applied Science Technology. The College is experiencing substantial growth in enrollment, faculty size, curricula, and research.
The Department of Computer Systems Technology enrolls over 481 undergraduate and graduate majors. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Technology, a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, both accredited by ABET, a Master of Science in Information Technology which is consistently ranked amongst the largest graduate programs on campus, and an Information Technology concentration under the collage Applied Science Technology PhD Program. CST is a growing department and currently consists of 10 full-time faculty.
Internal job number: 001844
Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. or terminal degree in information technology, computer science, computer information systems, computer engineering, or a closely related field by the anticipated date of appointment.
A research track-record in Software Systems Design, Software Engineering, and Enterprise Network Services/Management, Cybersecurity, Cloud Security, Cloud Technologies, Embedded Systems, Hardware Security IoT, Machine Learning, Data and Text Mining, and related areas. Experience as a postdoctoral research fellow and familiarity with ABET accreditation is also preferred.
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. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
Employee Benefits include the following and available to permanent employees;
Accrued Vacation and Sick Leave
Community Service Leave
Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC – Health Benefits
NCFlex – Vision, Dental, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance and more
11-12 Paid Holidays
Teachers and State Employees Retirement System (TSERS)
Optional Supplemental Plans – 401k, 403b, 457b and 457
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!