Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics. This position offers an extraordinary opportunity to a visionary leader who has the highest commitment to academic and scholarly standards and who is an accomplished leader in a field represented in the College. The Dean will have primary responsibility for the College's mission and outcomes including its programmatic, financial, and management operations that support the College's strategic goals.

About the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI): UNC Charlotte is one of the most rapidly growing universities in the country, and the goal within CCI is to lead this growth in enrollment, program quality, and research excellence. CCI is comprised of three departments: the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Software and Information Systems, and the Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics. CCI is the university leader in external funding per faculty member and has the largest Ph.D. program at UNC Charlotte. CCI provides the largest and most comprehensive technology program in North Carolina, and one of the largest in the nation. The college has over 100 faculty and staff, and over 2,500 students at bachelor, masters and doctoral levels. In the last six years, enrollment has grown 100% and the awarding of undergraduate degrees has increased 170%.

CCI has a nationally competitive research program with a rich set of research projects ranging from fundamental discovery to society and industry driven innovations. The major research centers and clusters of topics in CCI include large-scale data visualization and analytics, robotics, security and privacy, human-centric computing, computer science education innovation, bioinformatics, and genomics. CCI has over 200 researchers including faculty, doctoral students, and postdoctoral research associates, $28 million active extramural research grants and contracts, and a competitive track-record of peer-reviewed research publications. CCI is a national leader in integrating computing education, diversity and leadership development. Additional information can be found online at

About the University of North Carolina at Charlotte: UNC Charlotte, North Carolina's urban research university, enrolls more than 28,700 students and is the only doctoral-granting research institution in a vibrant region of over 2.3 million people. UNC Charlotte is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus and was recently named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by APLU. The University leverages its location in the state's largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity; exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs; and a focused set of community engagement initiatives that address the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. Additional information can be found online at

Send applications (curriculum vitae and detailed cover letter), nominations, and inquiries to the email address below. For priority consideration, please apply by February 20, 2017.

Paul Chou, Co-Managing Director, and Josh Ward, Ph.D., Senior Associate

Global Education Practice, Korn Ferry, Philadelphia, PA

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.