CS@RIT Permanent Lecturer Position

The Computer Science department at RIT is hiring tenure-track faculty, please see the job description below.


The Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology 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.

Anticipated Start Date: 01/03/2023       

Apply online: https://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Keyword Search: 7103BR.

Please submit the following:

+ A cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position.

+ A curriculum vitae.

+ A teaching statement.

+ The names and contact information of three references.

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: CS-facsearch@rit.edu. Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2022. We will continue to process applications until the position is filled.  

Required minimum qualifications:

+ MS in Computer Science.

+ Strong written and oral communication skills.

+ Teaching experience in computer science.

+ A strong commitment to undergraduate computer science education.

+ Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

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 class sizes.

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/).