Applications Are Being Accepted For Multiple Faculty Positions

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With over 100 faculty and staff and nearly 2,500 students CCI is the largest technology program in North Carolina and one of the largest in the US. With over 200 research faculty and Ph.D. students and a portfolio of $25 million in externally sponsored R & D, CCI is a powerhouse in New Tech research, developing innovative solutions from national defense to financial services to healthcare, and providing the intellectual capital for the region's economy.  The College is an active partner for innovation with every major industry in the region

The College has built a comprehensive set of market-leading education programs to meet the rapidly expanding demand for New Tech knowledge and skills, including those related to Computer Science, Software and Information Systems, Bioinformatics, Health Informatics, Data Science and Business Analytics, and Cyber Security.

CCI is an innovative leader for T-Shaped Talent development, training future New Tech leaders, who not only posess leading-edge technical skills, but also are proficient in communications, teamwork, and practical problem solving.  With its highly successful Business Partners Program, the College is an active partner with industry to train and provide the largest market-ready New Tech talent pipeline for the region.

CCI has launched the ambitious Women-in-Computing Initiative, aimed to double the number of female students in CCI and the number of women graduates in IT.  Given CCI's scale, the success of this initiative alone will tip the gender balance of new IT talent in the region, building a national model for others to follow.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is North Carolina‚Äôs urban research university, and the only major research university in the greater Charlotte region, situated on a beautiful 1,000-acre tree lined campus. It is the fourth largest campus among the seventeen institutions of the University of North Carolina system. Current enrollment exceeds 28,000 students, including 5,000 graduate students, with a projected enrollment of 35,000 by 2018. It is ranked among the top 10 up-and-coming national universities by the US News and World Report. Charlotte is a dynamic and diverse region of 1.8 million people and is the largest center of industry and economy in the State of North Carolina. Charlotte is one of most livable major urban areas in the nation with outstanding cultural and recreational amenities, major health facilities, and a major international airport. It is the second largest banking center in the country, and a leading center for energy, healthcare, retail, and logistics industries, which, collectively, represent a major center for the information-driven economy.


Faculty Positions in Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte

The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) has strengths in cybersecurity, human centered design, intelligent systems and analytics, and health informatics. The Department offers BA/BS degrees in Computer Science with concentrations in software engineering, cybersecurity, web and mobile applications, human computer interaction and Information Technology. SIS offers an MS in Information Technology, an MS in Cybersecurity and a PhD in Computing and Information Systems. SIS is in a phase of significant growth in the number of students and faculty. Applications are solicited for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in cybersecurity and human computer interaction (HCI), and health informatics. Priority will be given to applicants who can collaborate with and contribute to the university-wide initiative in Data Science and Analytics. Descriptions of the focus for the open positions are as follows.

Faculty Positions in Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) has strengths in cyber security, human centered design, intelligent systems and analytics, and health informatics. The Department offers BA/BS degrees in Computer Science with concentrations in software engineering, cyber security, web and mobile applications, human computer interaction and Information Technology. SIS offers a MS in Information Technology, MS in Cyber Security and a PhD in Computer and Information Systems. SIS is in a phase of significant growth in the number of students and faculty. Applications are solicited for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in cyber security and human computer interaction (HCI), and health informatics. Priority will be given to applicants who can collaborate with and contribute to the university-wide initiative in Data Science and Analytics. Descriptions of the focus for the open positions are as follows.


Cyber Security

(#6281): Software and Information Systems has a strong program in information assurance and protection, designated as a CAE/IAE and CAE/R institution by DHS and NSA, and has an NSF funded IU/CRC in Configuration Analytics and Automation. Applications are solicited for a tenure-track position with priority given to applicants with research related to the Science of Security to complement exiting department strengths. Areas of priority include: Security Analytics, Cyber Physical Systems Security (e.g. IoT), Software Security, and interdisciplinary cybersecurity research. HCI Design (#4650): SIS has 4 faculty members in HCI that research and design engaging, usable, and novel interaction techniques and systems to improve user experience and augment creativity. We focus on human centered design and plan to include ubiquitous and mobile interaction design to address challenges related to data science and analytics. SIS has a concentration in HCI at the

Bachelors, Masters, and PhD levels. We seek applicants that complement our current strengths, with priority given to ubiquitous computing, mobile technologies, social computing, and interactive data analytics.


Health Informatics

(#3718): Software and Information Systems This is a tenure-track position in health informatics and analytics that contributes to the Professional Science Masters in Health Informatics, the core areas of Software and Information Systems, the College of Health and Human Services, and the Data Science Initiative at UNCC. Specific research areas of interest include informatics and analytical methods applied to participatory patient care and shared decision making; health knowledge modeling and decision support system development; health care privacy and secure medical devices; human centric design of new health informatics technology, and health information technology development and evaluation. See https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/13446 for more information.


Teaching Professor in cyber security

(#1733). Software and Information Systems Primary responsibilities are to teach three cyber security- related courses per semester ranging from introductory to upper division courses. The College has a Center for Education Innovation that provides faculty support for active learning and creating an inclusive and diverse environment for teaching and learning. An ideal candidate will have some combination of a PhD degree in CS or a related discipline (required), prior experience teaching computer science courses, and industry experience in cyber security. This is a term appointment, eligible for renewal, contingent on performance. The cyber security program at UNC Charlotte is growing and is committed to teaching innovation and excellence. We have a growing number of Teaching Professors who are fully integrated into the Department faculty governance and promotion processes.


HCI Design

(#4651): Software and Information Systemshas 4 faculty members in HCI that research and design engaging, usable, and novel interaction techniques and systems to improve user experience and augment creativity. We focus on human centered design and plan to include ubiquitous and mobile interaction design to address challenges related to data science and analytics.  SIS has a concentration in HCI at the Bachelors, Masters, and PhD levels. We seek applicants that complement our current strengths, with priority given to ubiquitous computing, mobile technologies, social computing, and interactive data analytics. See https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/13429 for more information.


Software and Information Systems is experiencing significant growth in student numbers and externally funded research. The Department has established relationships with local industry partners and is seeing a surge of interestin its core areas of teaching and research. Current faculty members have strong research programs with substantial funding from both federal agencies and industrial partners. In joining this department you will become part of an exciting time of innovative research and new curriculum development. UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System. 

Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research in their fields of expertise, teach courses in related areas, and participate in other department and university activities. Successful candidates willbe expected to conduct research in their fields of expertise, publish and acquire research funding, teach courses in related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students, support diversity initiatives and participate in other department and university activities. 

Salary will be highly competitive. Special consideration will be given to increasing the number of faculty in under-represented groups. The College has launched an initiative to increase the number of womenin computing. UNCC is a dual career friendly employer. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Informatics, or a related field, as well as a strong commitment to research and education. For further details please visit http://www.sis.uncc.edu/. Application review will begin in January 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uncc.edu/. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of researchinterests, copies of three representative scholarly publications, and a list of three references. For questions or additional information, please email search-sis- group@uncc.edu. 

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 including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.