Computer Science Faculty Openings
Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology
The Department of Computer Science (http://cs.rit.edu) invites applications for Lecturer positions in computer science. Lecturers contribute to the academic mission of the Computer Science Department and will be responsible for course preparations, formal classroom and lab teaching, new lecture and lab course development in the areas of introductory and core Computer Science. Lecturers will also be responsible for student mentoring and contributing to the advancement of the Department through service assignments. A Lecturer will engage in professional growth through activities such as further study, writing, lecturing, and active participation in professional societies. We are seeking individuals with an ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Interested applicants should visit http://careers.rit.edu/faculty and refer to the 4241BR for specific information about the position and the application process. Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 10, 2019.
The computer science department’s student-centered programs are home to over 1,200 students pursuing BS, MS, BS/MS, and PhD degrees. Student employment rates upon graduation are over 98%, often with leading technology companies. The department’s innovative problem-based introductory programming sequence has been continuously revised and updated, in part through research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). In recent years, the department’s research presence has increased significantly while maintaining commitment to excellence in student instruction. Students at all levels participate in research projects, including through NSF-sponsored undergraduate research programs. In recent years the department has recruited 9 tenure-track assistant professors and 8 lecturers.
The department is housed in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (http://gccis.rit.edu), the largest of RIT’s nine colleges. With over 4,500 enrolled students, the college provides many opportunities for research collaborations within and beyond the college.
RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law.