Tenure Track Faculty
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS - Computer Science
Faculty Type (Tenure Status):
Anticipated Start Date:
Detailed Job Description
The Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of
Technology invites applications for 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
The Golisano College of Computing and
Information Sciences is home to the departments of Computer
Science, Software Engineering, Computing Security, School of
Information, and the School of Interactive Games and Media. The
college's PhD program in Computer and Information Sciences was
ranked 68th in the U.S. News and World Reports 2021 ranking of Best
Doctoral Computer Science Programs. The college has 140 faculty and
more than 3,600 undergraduate and 950 graduate students. RIT is an
interdisciplinary research hub, with research groups and
communities encompassing a range of domain areas, including the
Global Cybersecurity Institute (https://rit.edu/cybersecurity)
RIT’s Personalized Healthcare Technology initiative (https://pht.rit.edu)
, the Center for
Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence (https://rit.edu/chai)
, the Center for
Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (https://rit.edu/castle/)
, the Media
Arts Games Interaction Creativity (MAGIC) Center (https://magic.rit.edu)
, the Center for
Computational Relativity and Gravitation (https://ccrg.rit.edu/)
, the Golisano
Institute for Sustainability (https://rit.edu/sustainabilityinstitute/)
Computer Science (https://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 54th 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 (https://rit.edu/computing/department-computer-science#research)
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 excellent 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
Required Minimum Qualifications
Required Minimum Education Level
- PhD in computer science by the date of appointment.
- Ongoing strong publication record and potential for obtaining
external funding in an area of computer science that strengthens
- Commitment to and experience in teaching and mentoring BS, MS,
and PhD students in computer science.
- Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the RIT’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
- Ability to communicate effectively in English.
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: https://careers.rit.edu/faculty
Keyword Search: 6100BR.
Please submit the following.
- A cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this
- A curriculum vitae.
- A research statement.
- A teaching statement.
- A diversity statement.
- The names and contact information of three references.
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position
For guaranteed consideration, candidates should apply by December
The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
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.