Requisition Number: 6043BR
School/Department: Information and Computing Studies
College : National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Faculty Rank : Visiting Lecturer
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2021
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DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:
The individual hired into this position will teach up to four courses per semester in the broad area of computing (programming, web development, physical computing, networking, internet of things, database, etc). Ability to teach other courses with the Information & Computing Studies department. Ability to tutor students who are matriculated in courses offered at Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. Industrial knowledge/background is desirable. The successful candidate must be proficient in American Sign Language and have a broad and deep knowledge of Deaf culture.
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.
This a Non-Tenure Track Visiting Lecturer position reviewed annually up to three years.
NTID, one of the nine colleges of RIT, is the world’s largest technological college serving deaf and hard of hearing students. Created by Congress and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, it represents the world’s first effort to educate large numbers of deaf students within a college campus planned primarily for hearing students. Together with 15,000 full and part-time students, over 1,300 college-age deaf students from all 50 states and abroad study and reside on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology.
The Information & Computing Studies Department offers courses within our three associates’ degree programs to undergraduates students. The department serves deaf and hard of hearing students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs with support services (tutoring) at Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT.
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:
- Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, information technology, computer science or related.
- A minimum of 2 years professional relevant experience.
- Demonstrated teaching experience, particularly with deaf and hard of hearing students
- Proficient in ASL and deaf culture.
- Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism and individual differences.
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; then Keyword Search 6043BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
- The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
- Contribution to Diversity Statement
- Statement of Teaching philosophy
You can contact the department chair, Brian Trager with questions on the position at email@example.com.
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