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Location:Rochester, NY
Company:Rochester Institute of Technology
First posted:April 20, 2017

Requisition Number:

Faculty Type (Tenure Status):
Non-Tenure-Track Visiting

Faculty Discipline:
Computer Science, Computer Security and Information Assurance, Information Security and Forensics

Faculty Rank:
Visiting Lecturer

Employment Category:

Anticipated Start Date:

Department/College Description:
The College:  The B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is the largest of RIT's nine colleges, and has an enrollment of over 3,000 undergraduate students and 800 graduate students. The college, with over 100 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, Information Sciences and Technologies, Software Engineering, the School of Interactive Games and Media and a college-wide Ph.D. program, providing many opportunities for cooperation and research collaboration within and beyond the college. 
The Department: The Department of Computing Security offers the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in computing security with current enrollment of 350 and 50 students, respectively. We are designated as one of National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Security Education by the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency.

RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. 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.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for "Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the "#1 Most Livable Bargain Market" (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five "Best City for Families."


Detailed Job Description:
The Department of Computing Security at RIT invites applications for one Visiting Lecturer position beginning August 16, 2017. The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of courses covering basic and advanced topics in computer science and computing security. This may include: introduction to computer science (including programming in Java and Python) ; fundamentals of computing security, cryptography, systems and network security, etc.
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 diversity commitment.  

This is a one-year Visiting Lecturer appointment with the possibility of extension.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of M.S. in a computing related field
  • Academic specialization or industrial experience in computing or security management
  • Ability to teach courses across computing security and introductory computer science curriculum
  • Ability to contribute to curriculum and course development in computing security
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate computing security education
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences

Required Minimum Education Level:

Additional Details:
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 (see application details) or email your request to (see application details).

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