An NC State researcher wearing goggles at work in the laser lab.

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 provide an experiential education that prepares them to make a real-world impact.

NC State faculty lead in the classroom and on campus, and receive national and international recognition for academic and research excellence. Collectively, our faculty place us among the top 20 colleges nationwide producing the most Fulbright Scholars, and 23 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.