Tenure-track Faculty: Machine Learning

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Tenure Track Faculty
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS - Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track
Faculty Discipline: Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Medical Informatics
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date:

Detailed Job Description
The Ph.D. Program in Computing and Information Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin August 2023, in the areas of machine learning and its applications to healthcare areas.

As the explosive production and accumulation of data continues, machine learning has become the foundation for solving pressing challenges across broad spectrum of domains of technological and socioeconomical importance. In the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, there is an ever-increasing need for expertise in machine learning research. The Ph.D. Program in Computing and Information Sciences seeks qualified individuals who can contribute to its multidisciplinary research environment. Candidates with demonstrated research interest/experience in establishing collaborations within computing and other data-intensive domains, particularly healthcare, are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be ready to assume the research, teaching, and service responsibilities of a tenure-track faculty, including developing an independent, externally funded research program in machine learning and its applications. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a related field and to have demonstrated research excellence or outstanding potential in related areas and a strong commitment to graduate education and student mentoring.

We are seeking an individual who has the 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. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

Department/College Description
The College:
The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences prepares students to change the world through computing; GCCIS 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 is ranked 74th in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report and 63rd by CSRankings.org. The college has over 130 full-time 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 Accessibility and Inclusion Research (https://cair.rit.edu), 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 PhD. Program in Computing and Information Sciences is a use-inspired research program designed to produce independent scholars, well-prepared educators, and cutting-edge researchers who excel in computing and pursue interdisciplinary careers in academia, industry, and government. It leverages the breadth of RIT’s educational offerings and its scholarly emphasis on discovering solutions to real-world problems. With more than 80 participating faculty, including a small number of faculty whose home department is the Ph.D. Program, from six RIT colleges and 130 current students, the program focuses on both the theoretical and practical aspects of computing and information sciences and their application to arts, business, engineering, humanities, medicine, and science. Since its inception in 2006, about forty percent of our 80+ graduates have pursued academic careers in the U.S. and overseas, while the rest are thriving in industry R&D jobs at companies such as Google and IBM, Silicon Valley startups, and Wall Street.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree (PhD or equivalent) in a related field by the starting time of appointment
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences

Required Minimum Education Level

Application Details

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 http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 7217BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

  • A brief teaching philosophy
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
  • Contribution to Diversity Statement
  • Research Statement

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Min-Hong Fu @ mhfcis@rit.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Refer to http://www.rit.edu/gccis for information about RIT and the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

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Additional Details

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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