Assistant Professor - Computer Science

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Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Computer Science at University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. Duties include teaching in the undergraduate and graduate computer science programs, maintaining an active research program, and directing undergraduate and graduate students.

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related area required

Preferred Qualifications

Research with emphasis in Security, Cyber-physical Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, or related areas is preferred.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Computer Science offers a B.S. degree in computer science, an interdisciplinary B.S. degree in information technology, an interdisciplinary B.A. degree in digital arts, an M.S. degree in computer science and information systems and an interdisciplinary M.S. degree in data science.

The Computer Science Department currently has nineteen full-time faculty members (

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Applicant Instructions

A complete application includes:

 1. Cover letter

 2. Curriculum Vita

 3. List of 3 Professional References

 4. Combined Unofficial Graduate Transcripts

 5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

 6. Summary of Research Plans

All document must be submitted as PDFs to the online application portal. Note that application without the requested components will not meet the application requirements.

Priority Consideration Information

To ensure full consideration, please have your completed application submitted by the Priority Date of January 2, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.  Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at

Address application documents to: Dr. Ron Vetter (