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Assistant Professor Tenure Track

Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Applied Science and Technology, Department of Electrical, Computer, & Telecommunications Engineering Technology

Job Title: Assistant Professor Tenure Track
Reference Code: 3406BR
Job Location: Rochester , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Date Posted: 2017-10-12
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor Tenure Track 3406BR
Rochester Institute of Technology
Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering Technology Department

The Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering Technology (ECTET) department of RITís College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position to support the Computer Engineering Technology program.

Candidates for this position will be expected to teach and conduct externally funded research in one or more areas related to smart and autonomous applications, embedded systems, robotics, power & energy, audio, and telecommunications.

Responsibilities will include teaching, research and service. Teaching will include course and laboratory development, and delivery via classroom and online formats.

Research will be expected in a well-defined area of focus that enhances and compliments the departmentís strategic research foci ( including securing external funding and peer-reviewed publications.

Service will include contributions to the operation of the department, college and university, and maintaining a clear professional development agenda that supports the departmentís growth.

The tenure-track, Assistant Professor position begins August 20, 2018.

A Ph.D. in engineering, computer science, science, or related STEM field or, a Ph.D. in STEM education, learning, or similar with appropriate MS in engineering, computer science, science or related STEM field is required as well as approximately three years of professional experience.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development; Research; Integrity and Ethics; Respect for others; Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation; Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RITís core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Job Requirements

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in engineering, computer science, science, or related STEM field or, Ph.D. in STEM education, learning, or similar with appropriate MS in engineering, computer science, science or related STEM field
  • Approximately three years relevant professional experience in the embedded systems field
  • Current technical expertise in digital systems design and verification in a hardware description language
  • Current technical expertise in embedded programming
  • Demonstrated high quality teaching and/or training
  • Demonstrated high quality research and scholarship activities in an area that relates to the focused scholarship agenda of the department
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the collegeís continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Apply online at; Search Openings, then Keyword Search 3406BR.

Please submit your application, a cover letter addressing the listed qualifications, and your CV.

In addition, upload the following attachments:

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of short and long term research plan including potential sources for funding
  • Statement of Diversity Contribution
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 10th. Review of applications will begin November 13th and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Rochester Institute of Technology and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee
Please apply online
Rochester , NY 14623

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