Tenure Track Faculty
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS - Software Engineering
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenured
Faculty Discipline: Faculty Discipline Software Engineering, Data Science
Required Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in software engineering, computer science, or related computing or math discipline.
Interest in a three-year, renewable administrative appointment as the Graduate Program Director.
Evidence of research, teaching, and service contributions commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor.
Academic specialization or industry experience.
Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses across the software engineering curricula.
Ability to lead in the development and integration of curricula or industry management.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to RIT’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences Computer Science, Data Analytics, Software Engineering
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Employment Category: Full-time
Anticipated Start Date: 10-Aug-2022
Detailed Job Description
The Department of Software Engineering in the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (GCCIS) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, NY, invites applications for a full-time, tenured Associate Professor in Software Engineering and/or Data Science with interest in a three-year, renewable appointment as the Graduate Program Director.
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with nearly 19,000 students and more than 135,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world.
The Department of Software Engineering is home to the BS and MS in Software Engineering, as well as the MS in Data Science. As an Associate Professor, the candidate will be expected to contribute to their Software Engineering and/or Data Science community in research, teaching, and service. A reduced load is available during the period of the administrative appointment. The Graduate Program Director responsibilities include academic advising of graduate students, leadership of curriculum evolution, and interacting with a variety of RIT organizations such as the Registrar, International Student Services, and Graduate Admissions. A Senior Staff Assistant supports the administrative tasks of the Graduate Program Director.
The position will start no later than August 10, 2022. A Summer 2022 contract is negotiable in order to insure a smooth transition into the Graduate Program Director position.
Successful candidates will have the ability and interest in contributing to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
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/).
The Department: The Department of Software Engineering (https://se.rit.edu) was the first in the nation to offer a BS in Software Engineering. Our student-centered programs are home to over 775 students pursuing the BS in SE, MS in SE, and MS in Data Science degrees. Student employment rates upon graduation are over 98%, often with leading tech firms where they have developed groundbreaking technology such as the Xbox 360 Kinect and jQuery. Students at all levels have the opportunity to participate in research projects.
Faculty research areas include all areas of software engineering; software security; computational social science; human-ai teaming and environmental surveillance prediction. There are many opportunities for interdisciplinary research throughout the college and university. Our faculty routinely publish their results at top conferences (ICSE, FSE, ASE) and are recognized with distinctions such as the NSF CAREER Awards, and ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Awards.
Additional Information: RIT recognizes the need for dual career assistance within the university as a means of continuing to build an inclusive campus environment and to support the university’s goals to attract and retain the highest quality candidates for full-time tenure-track faculty positions. Our Dual Career program supports this goal by providing assistance to spouses/partners of eligible newly hired full-time tenure-track faculty who are relocating to the Rochester area. Further information can be found at https://www.rit.edu/provost/dual-career-program.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Software Engineering, Data Science
Required Minimum Qualifications
Required Minimum Education Level
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search: 6591BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae/resume, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications, and upload the following attachments:
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Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until acceptable candidates are found.
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