Allen C. Meadors Endowed Chair in Computer Science

Employer
UNC Pembroke
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Primary Purpose of Position

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications to fill the Allen C. Meadors Distinguished Professorship Endowed Chair in Computer Science/ Cyber Security. The position is designated at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The professorship includes competitive salary as well as a research and travel stipend.

Candidates with a Ph.D in Computer Science. Computer Engineering, or Information Technology, as well as applicants without the terminal degree but with significant industry or military experience in Cyber Security will be considered. Candidates with the doctorate will be eligible to participate in the tenure process; candidates without the doctorate will be eligible to participate in multi-year contract renewal outside of the tenure process. Degree and experience will be weighed and considered in evaluation of eligibility for tenure process. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching, grant writing, research (or practical experience) in Cyber Security. He/she also will have demonstrated aptitude in mentoring and will be expected to engage in research and grantsmanship, as well as facilitate and develop industry, government, and military contacts.

The Allen C. Meadors Distinguished Professor will teach two courses per semester and help design additional coursework including certificate programming, as well as develop and facilitate internship opportunities for students. The ideal candidate will also develop grant-funded research programs along with publication of peer-reviewed research. The selected individual will also have experience in other areas such as web technology, data science, software engineering, operating systems, mobile computing, networking, or game programming.

Description of Work:

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications to fill the Allen C. Meadors Distinguished Professorship Endowed Chair in Computer Science/ Cyber Security ideally starting from August 2021. The position is designated at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The professorship includes competitive salary as well as a research and travel stipend.

UNC Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has a student population of 7700 in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate Native-Americans, UNC Pembroke has grown rapidly in recent years. Southeastern North Carolina offers close proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The Math and Computer Science Department has a strong record of teaching, publication, and service, and additional information about the university (uncp.edu) and department (http://www.uncp.edu/academics/colleges-schools-departments/departments/mathematics-and-computer-science) are available online.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  

Candidates with a Ph.D in Cyber Security, Computer Science. Computer Engineering, or Information Technology, as well as applicants without the terminal degree but with significant industry or military experience in Cyber Security will be considered.

· Candidates with the doctorate will be eligible to participate in the tenure process; candidates without the doctorate will be eligible to participate in multi-year contract renewal outside of the tenure process.
· The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching, grant writing, research (or practical experience) in Cyber Security, and also have experience in other areas such as web technology, software engineering, operating systems, mobile computing, networks, and game programming.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

RReview of applications will begin January 31, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uncp.edu. A complete initial application (additional documents may be requested) consists of a cover letter addressing the qualifications discussed above, accompanied by unofficial transcripts, a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three persons who can serve as professional references. As the hiring process proceeds, reference checks and reference letters will be an essential part of all complete hiring packets.

Applications must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uncp.edu. A complete initial application (additional documents may be requested) consists of a cover letter addressing the qualifications discussed above, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three persons who can serve as professional references. As the hiring process proceeds, reference checks and reference letters will be an essential part of all complete hiring packets.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.