Faculty Position - Theory


North Carolina State University
Department of Computer Science
Theory Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University (NCSU) seeks to fill a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in theoretical computer science starting August 16, 2019.  This search is part of an ongoing effort to strengthen theory within the department.

The department seeks candidates from all areas of theoretical computer science.  Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to academic and research excellence, and an outstanding research record commensurate with the expectations of a major research university. Required credentials include a doctorate in Computer Science or a related field. Candidates with exceptional research records of all levels are encouraged to apply.  

The Department of Computer Science values innovation, diversity, collaboration, and lifelong learning, and has active research groups in most areas of computer science with particular strengths in security, systems, software engineering, educational informatics, and games.  Situated within a top College of Engineering, the department has extensive ties with industry and government laboratories, and a strong record of faculty research funding.  NC State is committed to supporting interdisciplinary work, and department faculty are regularly involved in cross-campus initiatives including clusters in the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program (https://facultyclusters.ncsu.edu).

NC State is located in Raleigh, which forms one vertex of the world-famous Research Triangle, a metropolitan area that is routinely recognized as one of the best places to live in the U.S (#13 in the 2018 U.S. News rankings).  The Triangle offers diversity, culture, events, and a restaurant scene normally associated with a much larger city, while enjoying reasonable traffic, high-quality public schools, affordable housing, and great weather and infrastructure for outdoor pursuits (including an extensive greenway system for running/biking, several lakes for boating, and easy access to both the mountains and the beach).

Candidates can obtain additional information about the department and its research programs at http://www.csc.ncsu.edu/. Inquiries may be sent via email to: csc-theory-search@lists.ncsu.edu.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 1, 2019.  Applicants should submit the following materials online at http://jobs.ncsu.edu (reference position number 00060889): cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and complete contact information of four references, including email addresses and phone numbers.

NC State University 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 call 919-515-3148.

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 at www.wes.org.  Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University 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.


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