UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE – Bank of America Endowed Chair in Computing and Informatics

The College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte ( invites applications for Bank of America Endowed Chair in Computing and Informatics. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, exceptionally qualified faculty member with an international reputation to establish and conduct research programs, including interdisciplinary collaborative programs, in computational analytics. Computational analytics describes the collective disciplines of computational science and data science and analytics. It includes methods and techniques for the curation, exploration, and analysis of large volumes of data as well as the development of models for the purpose of understanding, assessment, innovation, and prediction.

The hired candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, contribute significantly to the advancement of basic science and engineering, and develop a nationally recognized program of sponsored research. The candidate must hold a PhD degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. He/she is expected to have a demonstrated impact at senior (Full or Associate) professor level, for example, through excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, international reputation, demonstrated leadership in interdisciplinary collaborative research programs, mentorship, industry collaborations or appointments, and commitment to integrity and ethics, respect, diversity and pluralism etc. Selected applicant will hold a position in the Department of Computer Science. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. Located in the state’s largest metropolitan area, it is the fastest growing university in the UNC System. College of Computing and Informatics is academic home for 3,000 (1,000+ graduate) students. UNC Charlotte’s Data Science initiative ( is the major emphasis area for education, research and industry collaboration.

Applications should include a statement of interest, CV, a statement of teaching, research and leadership, copies of five representative scholarly publications and contact information of at least three references. Nominations and applications may be sent in confidence to the University’s executive search firm:

Martin M. Baker, Managing Partner

Chelsie Whitelock, Principal

Buffkin/Baker 324 N. Spring Street Winston- Salem, NC 27101

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.