Jobs: Department of Software and Information Systems

Four Opportunities: Assistant/Associate/Full-Professor

SIS 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 interest in 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.

Applications are solicited for tenure-track or tenured professors in cyber security, human centered computation, software systems, and data analytics, with priority given to applicants with a focus on supply chain security, security in AI and machine learning, usable security and privacy, behavioral science, and data science. 

Four open positions will be filled from this posting. 

The Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS) in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) has strong research and education signatures in cyber security, human centered design, intelligent systems and analytics, software engineering, and health informatics. The Department offers BA and 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. Applications are solicited to fill four (4) open rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) faculty positions related to the department research signatures. Priority will be given to applicants who can collaborate with and contribute to the directions in supply chain security, security in AI and Machine Learning, software engineering, human centered design, behavioral analysis, and data analytics.
Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research in their fields of expertise, publish academic papers, secure external and internal research funding, teach courses in related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, improve curriculum design, mentor students, support diversity initiatives, conduct services to public and profession, and participate in other department and university activities. Salary will be highly competitive. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field, as well as a strong commitment to research, education, services, and ability to contribute to diversity initiatives. Applicants must demonstrate appropriate records or potential to the applied rank. For further details please visit http://www.sis.uncc.edu/. Application review will begin in November 2021, and will continue until the positions are filled.
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Teaching Assistant Professor (9-month, Non-Tenure Track)
The Software and Information Systems Department is a pioneer in Information Technology research and education. We offer a wide selection of courses in Information Technology and Software Engineering emphasizing on designing and deploying IT infrastructures that deliver integrated, secure, reliable, and easy-to-use services. Our security and Privacy program is recognized by the National Security Agency as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.
Description of Work
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.
Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities are to teach three courses per semester at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, commit to mentoring and advising students, and developing new curriculum and courses.   The successful applicant will participate in our Center for Education Innovation, our efforts in extending active learning practices, promoting programs that provide professional development for our diverse student body and engaging students in extra-curricular and undergraduate research activities.
Minimum Experience/Education
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education, Skills and Experience
An ideal applicant will have a combination of a PhD degree in CS or a related discipline (required) and prior experience teaching online and in person, computer science courses with preference for teaching and/or industry experience in cyber security.

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