Assistant Professor, Engineering Studies - Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number: 5647BR

School/Department: Engineering Studies

College : National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Faculty Rank : Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Anticipated Start Date: Aug 2021

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  • Provide direct instruction or supplemental tutoring for Architecture and Civil Drafting Technology (AOS, AAS), and courses may include: Engineering Graphics, Civil Technology Graphics, Construction CAD 1-3 and Advanced Construction CAD, Construction Materials, Energy Modeling, Data Collection and Analysis, Principles of Structural Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, Piping (MEP) Systems, and/or Presentation Graphics.
  • Develop curriculum for existing programs and/or potential new programs for associate and bachelor degree levels.
  • Promote partnerships with industry and other academic entities.
  • Mentor and advise students.
  • Provide tutoring in other areas within Architecture, Civil, and/or Sustainability at RIT.
  • Perform the dissemination of scholarly research.

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. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.


Department of Engineering Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.


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 more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at


  • Doctoral or terminal degree in Architecture, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Engineering Education, or related fields, or
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Engineering Education, or related fields and 5-7 years or more of experience in the architecture field.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly with deaf and hard of hearing students.
  • Knowledge of ASL and deaf culture. A candidate who does not know ASL will be expected to learn ASL and obtain a NTID Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) rating of Intermediate Plus by the end of the second academic year.


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