Job Details

Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Position Number: 4781931
  • Location: Rochester, NY
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

Tenure Track Faculty - Artificial Intelligence
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS - Computer Science

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track
Faculty Discipline: Computer Science
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 14-Aug-2024

Detailed Job Description
The Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in all areas of artificial intelligence that strengthen our department. We are particularly interested in candidates working in the intersection of AI/ML and health or AI/ML and security, but candidates working in all areas related to artificial intelligence are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the scholarship of the department and college through externally funded research and through teaching and mentoring of BS, MS, and PhD students.

Department/College Description
The College: The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences prepares students to improve lives and change the world through computing; GCCIS is home to the departments of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, School of Information, and the School of Interactive Games and Media. The college's PhD program in Computer and Information Sciences is ranked 57th by The college has over 130 full-time faculty and more than 4,200 undergraduate and 960 graduate students. RIT is an interdisciplinary research hub, with research groups and communities encompassing a range of domain areas, including the Global Cybersecurity Institute (, RITs Personalized Healthcare Technology initiative (, the Center for Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence (, the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research (, the Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (, the Media Arts Games Interaction Creativity (MAGIC) Center (, the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (, the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (

The Department: Computer Science ( is the largest department at RIT. Our student-centered programs are home to nearly 1,400 students pursuing BS, MS, BS/MS, and PhD degrees. Student employment rates upon graduation are over 98%, often with leading technology companies. Our innovative problem-based introductory programming sequence has been continuously updated, in part through research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The BS in Computer Science program at RIT is ranked 54th in the U.S. News and World Reports 2022 ranking of Best Undergraduate Computer Science Programs.

Our faculty publish in top-tier venues and contribute to leading conferences and journals. Funded research is carried out in the areas of artificial intelligence, computing education, data science, distributed systems, graphics and visualization, pervasive computing, programming languages, security, and theory ( Students at all levels participate in research projects, including through NSF-sponsored undergraduate research programs. Our PhD students have made meaningful contributions to their respective areas, they and gone on to secure excellent positions in industry and academia. Faculty are encouraged to develop new courses and teach in their area of interest and have a low teaching load with capped class sizes.

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
The university offers a competitive start-up package with excellent benefits including tuition benefits. Learn more about our benefits by visiting:

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in computer science or closely related discipline by the date of appointment.
  • Ongoing strong publication record and potential for obtaining external funding in an area of artificial intelligence that strengthens our department.
  • Commitment to and experience in teaching and mentoring BS, MS, and PhD students in computer science.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the RITs continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Required Minimum Education Level

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at: Keyword Search: 8388BR.
Please submit your online application;cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae; and upload th following attachmnts:
  • A research statement.
  • A teaching statement.
  • A diversity statement.
  • The names and contact information of three references.
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at:
For guaranteed consideration, candidates should apply by January 2, 2024.

The direct link to this posting can be found here:
Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

Hourly/Salary Minimum: 100000
Hourly/Salary Maximum:115000

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