Assistant Professor in Computer Science

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Department of Computer Science

Posting Information

Position Type -Permanent Faculty

Working Title -Teaching Assistant Professor

Appointment -Type Faculty

Salary -Range Dependent on Experience and/or Qualifications

Full-time/Part-time -Full-Time Permanent

FTE- 1.0

Vacancy ID- FAC0003322

Posting Open Date -10/29/2020

Application Deadline -02/28/2021

Open Until Filled- No

Proposed Start Date -07/01/2021

Position Summary

The Computer Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Teaching Professor (Rank to be determined) to begin on or after July 1, 2021. The position is for an initial term of three years, and as a permanent position is periodically renewable upon review. We are seeking candidates who embrace excellence and diversity with a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring and collaboration. Selected candidates will show exceptional promise for, or a proven record of, teaching introductory programming in a diverse undergraduate university environment. Experience teaching large classes, and using instructional technology for the same is desired.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must have at least a Masters degree, and preferably a Ph.D., in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Qualifications and Experience

Experience teaching large classes, and using instructional technology for the same is desired. An awareness of, and appreciation for, issues of increasing gender and racial diversity in the computer science community is particularly desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Applicants must apply online at For full consideration, applicants should be prepared to submit a CV/Resume, list of references, three recommendation letters, official degree transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and are requested to include a diversity and inclusion statement that addresses past and/or potential future contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service.

Quick Link

Department Contact Name and Title -Alicia Holtz, Business Services Coordinator

Department Contact Telephone or Email

Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Other Document
  • List of References
  • Degree Transcripts
  • Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
  • Other Document 2
  • Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

*What is your highest degree?

  • PhD
  • MD
  • PharmD
  • DDS
  • DVM
  • JD
  • Masters
  • Other