This is a tenure track Assistant Professor position in computer science. The department has strengths in cyber security and data science, but applications from candidates with strengths in other areas in computer science are also welcome. The primary responsibilities for this position include: (1) Advance teaching, learning, and curiosity in computer science through relevant, engaged teaching; (2) Build, support, and sustain a successful independent research program in computer science. This includes but is not limited to seeking and obtaining extramural research funding to support the work and the graduate and undergraduate students it engages; and steady dissemination of quality research results via scholar products; and (3) Engage 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 almost 2000 students, has EACABET accredited undergraduate programs in Architectural, Bioengineering, 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 at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has 11 full-time faculty members, and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees. The department has a current enrollment of 216 undergraduate students, 40 masters and 26 doctoral students. The faculty in the department conduct research in areas such as cyber security, cyber identity, big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cloud computing, software engineering, multi-agents and social computing. The department has attracted funding from National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, as well as various industries to support research and education. The department leads the University's Center for Cyber Defense, which is designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. The department is also part of the Consortium Enabling Cybersecurity Opportunities and Research, which is a consortium of twelve colleges and universities and a public school system funded by the Nuclear Security Administration.
Internal job number: 001441
Doctoral degree in Computer Science Record of scholarly activity commensurate with appointment as Assistant Professor by the anticipated date of appointment. Demonstrable evidence of preparedness to establish an independent funded research program. Demonstrable commitment to and success in working in a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural community.
Post doctoral experience Attended an ABET accredited undergraduate institution
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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!