Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science 5337BR Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences GCCIS - Computer Science
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Computer Science Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 11-Aug-2021
Department/College Description The Department: Computer Science (http://cs.rit.edu) is the largest department at RIT. Our student-centered programs are home to nearly 1,400 students pursuing BS, MS, BS/MS, and PhD degrees. Student employment rates upon graduation are over 98%, often with leading technology companies. Our innovative problem-based introductory programming sequence has been continuously updated, in part through research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The BS in Computer Science program at RIT is ranked 52nd in the U.S. News and World Reports 2021 ranking of Best Undergraduate Computer Science Programs.
We have enhanced our research presence while maintaining our commitment to excellence in student instruction. Our faculty publish in top-tier venues, and contribute to leading conferences and journals. Funded research is carried out in the areas of artificial intelligence, computing education, data science, distributed systems, graphics and visualization, pervasive computing, programming languages, security, and theory. Students at all levels participate in research projects, including through NSF-sponsored undergraduate research programs. Our PhD students have made meaningful contributions to their respective areas, and gone on to secure good positions in industry and academia. Faculty are encouraged to develop new courses and teach in their area of interest and have a low teaching load with capped class sizes.
Detailed Job Description Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation. The college is housed in modern facilities in Rochester, NY, that include leading programs in computer science, game design and cybersecurity. As home to the country's first undergraduate programs in software engineering and information technology, as well as the recently opened Global Cybersecurity Institute, Golisano College has long been a leader in computing education and research. Faculty, staff and students have access to specialized studios, labs, and equipment that are among the most complete and current of any university in the world. Moreover, Golisano College graduates go on to work at the world's leading tech firms and have developed groundbreaking technology like the Kinect for Xbox 360 and game-changing innovations like jQuery. The college is home to the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, and Software Engineering, as well as the School of Information, the School of Interactive Games & Media, and a college-wide PhD program, providing abundant opportunities for research collaboration within and beyond the college.
The Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for two full-time tenure-track assistant professor positions in all areas of computer science that strengthen our department.
Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the scholarship of the department and college through externally funded research and through teaching and mentoring of BS, MS, and PhD students.
PhD in computer science by the date of appointment.
Ability to communicate effectively in English.
Ongoing strong publication record in an area of computer science that strengthens our department.
Potential for obtaining external funding in an area of computer science that strengthens our department.
Commitment to teaching and mentoring BS, MS, and PhD students in computer science.
Experience in teaching and/or mentoring students.
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the RITs continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply Apply online at will http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search: 5337BR. Please submit your online application; cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; curriculum vitae, and upload the following attachments:
A research statement.
A teaching statement.
The names and contact information of three references.
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 2, 2021.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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