Assistant Professor of Computer Science

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Comptuter Science

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Position Number: 999406

Fall 2024 Search

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) seeks applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science starting August 1, 2024. We seek candidates with exceptional potential on research and teaching. Applicants with research focus on Human-Computer Interaction and Virtual Reality are preferred, but those whose research can build upon the department’s current research strengths, including algorithms, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, databases, data mining, foundations of computer science, image processing, networking, and security are also encouraged to apply. We will also consider applications from excellent candidates in other areas of computer science.

The Department of Computer Science at UNCG is a thriving department with an established, ABET-accredited B.S. degree program, an active M.S. degree program and a new Ph.D. program established in Fall 2022. The department is experiencing rapid enrollment growth in recent years, currently has 9 research-active tenured and tenure-track faculty members, as well as lecturers and part-time faculty. For more information on the Computer Science Department at UNCG, 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 56% 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 this positions. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.7 million residents in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains.

UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and is strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. 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.

If you have a disability that requires related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background 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 receiving a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline by August 1, 2024.

The following documents are required for the application:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Application or cover letter
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Contact information of four professional references

To apply, please submit the documents through UNCG SpartanTalent 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 December 1st, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.