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Assistant Professor Position in Data Science at Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, New York 14623
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Rochester, New York

Computing and Information SciencesAssistant Professor Position in Data Science Open for Fall 2021


TheGolisanoCollegeofComputingandInformationSciencesattheRochesterInstituteofTechnology invites applicationsandnominationsfora full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Software Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). RIT is committed to being a student-centered research university. As part of that commitment, Assistant Professors will be expected to teach two courses per year through year five, with tenure review in year six, after which the teaching load will be adjusted according to the intensity of the research load. RIT is also positioned to provide excellent competitive startup funding for PhD students, equipment, and travel in support of building an outstanding research program. The university provides support for gaining external funding, including several internal seed funding opportunities.


Candidates with a track record of publications in leading data science and/or artificial venues with research focuses in any area of data science or applied artificial intelligence are encouraged to apply.


Candidatesshouldvisithttp://careers.rit.edu/facultyandrefertoBR5509forspecific informationaboutthepositionandtheapplicationprocess.Refertowww.rit.eduforinformationaboutRIT, the GolisanoCollegeofComputingandInformationSciences, and the Global Cybersecurity Institute.


The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is the largest of RIT’s nine colleges and has an enrollment of over 3400 undergraduate students and 900 graduate students. The college, with over 160 faculty members, is housed in a modern facility equipped with numerous teaching and research laboratories. The college is home to: the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, and Software Engineering, the School of Interactive Games and Media, the School of Information, and a college-wide PhD program, providing many opportunities for cooperation and research collaboration within and beyond the college.  The Global Cybersecurity Institute, the newest addition to our facilities, opened in Spring 2021.


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.


RITdoes notdiscriminate.RITis anequalopportunityemployer that promotes andvalues diversity,pluralism,andinclusion.For more information or inquiries,please visitRIT/Title IXor the U.S.Department ofEducationatED.Gov




Discipline expertise in any area of data science or applied artificial intelligence, with a track record of publication in leading data science and/or artificial intelligence venues.

Candidates in either of these tracks shall meet the following qualification criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability for scholarly research as shown by a recent scholarly dissemination record relevant to the applicant's area of expertise, and/or experience developing research proposals. Scholarly dissemination includes peer-reviewed conferences and journals in well-known software engineering, data science or artificial intelligence research venues, or development of peer-reviewed software products or data sets.
  • Commitment and potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Potential to collaborate in research with colleagues within the department, college, university, and externally.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • A PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Software Engineering, or a related computing discipline, is required by the start date of the appointment.


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Posted: 2021-03-16 Expires: 2021-04-15

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Assistant Professor Position in Data Science at Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology
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