• Assistant Professor, Computer Science - Tenure Track

    Job Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/20/2019 10:48 AM)
    Job ID
    College of Engineering & Computing Sciences
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, it welcomes more than 9,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world.


    New York Tech embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.


    For more information, visit nyit.edu.


    Assistant Professor in Computer Science, College of Engineering and Computing Sciences. Will teach undergraduate and graduate courses.


    1.   Teaching

    The candidate is required to teach 9 credits per year in the first two academic years. The teaching load will increase in subsequent years but the faculty can purchase teaching release time through internal and external grants secured. It is expected that faculty members demonstrate the ability to teach a variety of courses within their discipline(s) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as appropriate.

    2.   Scholarship

    The College of Engineering and Computing Sciences acknowledges that scholarship is a high priority. Scholarship activities will both enrich the faculty’s teaching with valuable elements of professional practice and advance applied and basic research.

    Faculty are expected to indicate student engagement in their publications, as co-authors or research assistants, or as part of an Independent Study/Thesis/Design class. Candidates are also encouraged to demonstrate graduate and/or undergraduate student involvement in their research activities and their student mentees’ participation in local, regional and national research poster or paper competitions.


    In particular the following is a list of expected scholarly output of the faculty:

    • Peer-reviewed Publications through Professional Organizations: Faculty members can demonstrate their research record through published articles in IEEE, ASME, ACM and other professionally recognized journals. The faculty member should include a copy of either the published article, or the article that has been accepted for publication (note that manuscripts in preparation or submitted, or still under review are not acceptable). It is also recommended to provide published documentation about the journal’s standing (first tier, second tier, etc.) and Impact Factor as measures of quality. Submitted and/or Funded Grants or Contracts while at NYIT: Faculty are expected to be active participants in the preparation and submission of credible research proposals and to demonstrate an ability to administer and manage a grant, contract or project activity. Participation in sponsored research (from local or federal government agencies, foundations, corporations or from NYIT), in unsponsored research, and efforts to seek external funding and to collaborate with other institutions, etc., are an expectation. Evidence in the form of copies of submitted research proposals should be included.
    • Textbooks: To demonstrate work in this category, the faculty member can include the following: copies of “published” books authored, co-authored or edited.
    • Book Chapters or Book Reviews: The faculty member should submit a copy of published book chapters or published review of books.

    3.   Service

    In the area of service, advisement, mentoring, recruitment and retention, such activities are an obligation of the faculty as part of their fundamental faculty duties throughout their career at NYIT. Other activities listed below provide further support for a candidate’s application for reappointment, tenure or promotion.


    1. Student academic advisement, tutoring, mentoring, and student support can be demonstrated through activities such as: advisement schedules, lists of students advised, evidence of mentoring activities, samples of group activities or projects the faculty member has advised or mentored, and methods of working with student assistants. Involvement in Student Life, Professional Organizations and Clubs and Honor Society advisement, including evidence of accomplishments and initiatives like organizing competitions, acting as a Club Faculty Advisor and hosting regional conferences at NYIT.
    2. Student recruitment and retention can be documented by such activities as: participation in recruiting programs such as Open Houses, presentations to high schools or other colleges, participation in outreach activities with CoECS partners (i.e. Intrepid Museum or other entities) outside classroom help to students, and/or contributions to improve student mentoring and student life in general, etc.
    3. Service to NYIT through Committees, Task Forces and other formal entitities (list all with position held, and frequency of meetings and dates).
    4. Membership and/or offices held in professional societies, community boards, etc.
    5. Promotion of social, entertainment and other extracurricular activities.
    6. Examples of enhancement of the Department, College and/or NYIT’s image (i.e., Invitation of speakers or seminar series).
    7. Seminars held by faculty at NYIT.
    8. Evidence of recognition and/or respect by the NYIT community.
    9. Consulting and advisory activities: The faculty member can submit evidence such as letters from clients, service on boards of directors, advisors, advisory committees, etc. and a description of relevancy to NYIT or professional competence.
    10. Honors, awards or consulting activites outside NYIT but reflecting positively upon the NYIT community.
    11. Service that enhances a student’s college academic experience.
    12. Active participation in a program outcome assessment for NYIT and/or an accreditation agency (i.e., attending an ABET workshop or taking necessary steps to become an Evaluator).
    13. Participation in off-campus events and programs on behalf of the department or College.
    14. Active participation in professional organizations, including election as an officer of a professional organization, or chairing a session or a conference.
    15. Outreach activities that link the faculty member’s scholarship, field of expertise, or teaching activities with the larger, outside community, such as providing workshops, serving on regional committees, or engaging in public policy development work.
    16. Enhancement's of the department's reputation by making contributions related to one's field of expertise to organizations that help the larger, outside community (e.g., service learning programs).    
    17. Demonstrated willingness to mentor other faculty (e.g., serving as a designated mentor for new faculty; providing workshops to enhance the teaching or scholarly work of others, including those from other fields of specialization).
    18. Active engagement as a consultant or member of an accrediting team involving the application of discipline-related expertise (e.g., authoring reports or presentations).


    • Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, or a related field, excellent communication skills, and a solid track record in academia.
    • Commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as to research is required.
    • Candidates with a record of sponsored research with external grants and/or industrial experience in related areas are preferred.

    Please include in your application your teaching philosophy and a research statement.


    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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