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Location:Rochester, NY
Company:Rochester Institute of Technology
First posted:May 02, 2017

Requisition Number:

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

Faculty Discipline:
Human Computer Interaction, Information Sciences & Technologies, Information Technology

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 Information Sciences & Technologies Department (IST) is one of six administrative units within the College of Computing and Information Sciences, and oversees academic and curricula development for both undergraduate, and graduate students, pursuing degrees in three undergraduate BS programs, four graduate programs, and two advanced certificate programs. The IST department provides leadership, administrative, financial, and logistical support to over 700 undergraduate and graduate students with 30 faculty and 6 staff in Rochester, and also provides support of the department's degrees at RIT's global campuses in Croatia and UAE. The department demonstrates the university's commitment to the teacher-scholar model; it is among the university leaders in terms of grant generation and publications, and the faculty consists of several teaching award winners, and professional service leaders, including ACM president, and ACM SIG chairs. The department is also home to several labs, and research centers, including the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research, and the Future Everyday Technology research lab.


Detailed Job Description:
The Department of Information Sciences and Technologies at RIT invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer position, beginning fall 2017. The successful candidate will be able to teach a broad range of courses in one of the following areas:

  • Programming with Java, C#, and PHP; Database; application development practices; and project management.
  • Mobile application development for the Android and iOS platforms; advanced web site development; secure web application development.

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.  
Successful candidates will have the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, engage students, and perform department service.

This is a one year position, with the possibility of renewal.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of an MS degree in Information Sciences and Technologies, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Experience teaching in higher education
  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum 
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching
  • Ability and willingness to travel abroad and teach at our global campuses
  • 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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