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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Nov 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Numbers: 998636 and 999418
2021-2022 Search 

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) seeks applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science starting August 1, 2022. We are looking for candidates who show exceptional promise in both research and teaching. Preferred research areas are those that build upon our existing areas of strength, which include algorithms, artificial intelligence, data analytics, databases and data mining, foundations of computer science, human-computer interaction, image processing, machine learning, networking, security, and virtual reality, but applicants in other research areas are also encouraged to apply. For one position (position number 998636), we are particularly interested in candidates who work in systems and computer architecture, or related core computer science fields. For the second position (position number 999418), we are particularly interested in candidates who work in data science and interdisciplinary research.

The Department of Computer Science at UNCG is a thriving department with an established, ABET- accredited B.S. degree program and an active M.S. degree program and a new Ph.D. program to be established in Fall 2022. The department is experiencing rapid enrollment growth in recent years. The department currently has 8 tenured and tenure-track faculty members who are all active in research, as well as lecturers and part-time faculty. For more information on the Computer Science Department, visit the Department's web page at

UNCG is a public coeducational, doctoral-granting residential university chartered in 1891, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a “Doctoral University: Higher Research Activity.” UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 44% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the Department of Computer Science foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for these positions. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains. UNCG is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. 

AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at  Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date. 

UNCG 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.

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline by August 1, 2022.

Submit curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, names of four professional references through UNCG JobSearch at and click on “Tenure Stream Faculty” to find the appropriate job posting. You may direct your informal inquiries to Dr. Jing Deng, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 ( 

Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.


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