Faculty Position – Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Cyber-Physical Systems


North Carolina State University
Computer Science Department

The Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University (NCSU) invites applications for one or more Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, with an expected (but flexible) start date of August 16, 2024. Applicants at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) will be considered.

Candidates must work in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems, with a particular emphasis on robotics, aerial and ground autonomous vehicles, and control systems.

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.

The Department, part of NC State’s College of Engineering, is one of the largest and oldest in the country. The department’s research expenditures and recognition have been growing steadily. For example, we have one of the largest concentrations in the country of prestigious NSF Early Career Award winners (35 of our current or former faculty have received one). Further, we are widely recognized as a highly diverse department, having one of the highest numbers of female tenure track faculty in a computer science department in the country.

NC State is located in Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina, which forms one vertex of the world famous Research Triangle Park (RTP). RTP is an innovative environment, both as a metropolitan area with one of the most diverse industrial bases in the world, and as a center of excellence promoting technology and science.  The Research Triangle area is routinely recognized in nationwide surveys as one of the best places to live in the U.S. We enjoy outstanding public schools, affordable housing, farmer’s markets and festivals, and great weather- all in proximity to the mountains and the seashore.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with reviews beginning 15 days after this advertisement is posted and continuing as long as the positions are open.  Applications before 12/20/2023 will receive full consideration for an August 2024 start, but the review will continue until the positions are filled.  The positions will remain open until suitable candidates have been identified.

Applicants should submit the following materials online at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/193040 (reference position number – 00109211) cover letter; curriculum vitae; research statement; teaching statement; and names, affiliations, and professional email addresses of at least three references. Candidates can obtain information about the department and its research programs, as well as more detail about the positions advertised here at https://www.csc.ncsu.edu. Inquiries may be sent via email to: csc-tt-cps-facsearch@lists.ncsu.edu.

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 will be 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.