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Computer Science Faculty Openings

Computer Science Faculty Openings

The Department of Computer Science ( is in a period of growth. The department invites applications from exceptional candidates to fill the following positions.

(1) Two tenure-track assistant professor positions in all areas of computer science that strengthen our department (#3444 BR)
(2) One tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of cybersecurity, including cryptography (#3442 BR)
(3) One non-tenure track teaching position (#3445 BR)

Candidates for the tenure-track positions are expected to have strong commitment to research, doctoral student mentoring, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates for the non tenure-track position are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching. Interested applicants should visit  and refer to the BR number listed above for specific information about the position and the application process. Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 1, 2018.  

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.
The department is housed in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (, 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.