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Faculty and Staff

NC State faculty and staff are world leaders in their fields and professions. Our best and brightest minds work together across disciplines to meet society's grand challenges.

Whether you're a new faculty or staff hire or you've been part of the NC State University family for years, you belong to a community of ambitious thinkers and doers.

Students count on your rich expertise and experience to help provide an experiential education that prepares them for the real world.

NC State faculty are not only achievers in the classroom and on campus, but also in their fields as recognized by academic peers. Collectively, our faculty have earned more than 100 National Science Foundation career and presidential awards since this century began, and 21 faculty are members of the National Academies.

A dedicated staff of more than 6,000 keeps NC State University functioning — and thriving — as a nationally recognized research enterprise.