Assistant Professor, Info & Computing Studies - Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number: 5742BR

School/Department: Information & Computing Studies

College : National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Faculty Rank : Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

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DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide tutoring support for students taking baccalaureate level courses in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. Teach deaf and hard-of-hearing students courses in computing studies at the Associate and Baccalaureate degree levels. Participate fully in the department’s curricular initiatives and related faculty duties.

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/COLLEGE:

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one of the nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, and is home to the world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. 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.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

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 www.rit.edu.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualification and Education

  • Doctoral or terminal degree in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or related fields
  • Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly with deaf and hard of hearing students
  • Demonstrated scholarship in computing or related-fields with evidence of peer-reviewed dissemination.
  • One year of full-time work experience in object-oriented programming (Java, Python and C#), web development (HTML, CSS, PHP), database modeling and implementation. Internet-of-Things or network experience is a plus.
  • 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.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to culture diversity, pluralism and individual differences.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Search: 5742BR. Please submit the following: your online application; cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae, and upload the following attachments:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. 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. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to careers@rit.edu.