CS@RIT Hiring in Computer Vision

The Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of computer vision. 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.

Apply online: https://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Keyword Search: 7235BR.

Please submit the following:
+ A cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position.
+ A curriculum vitae.
+ 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: cs-facsearch@rit.edu. For guaranteed consideration, candidates should apply by December 1, 2022.

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 computer vision.
+ Commitment to and experience in teaching and mentoring BS, MS, and PhD students in computer science.
+ Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the RIT's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
+ Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Computer Science (cs.rit.edu) 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 (https://rit.edu/computing/department-computer-science#research).  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, 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 Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences prepares students to change the world through computing; GCCIS is home to the departments of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computing Security, School of Information, and the School of Interactive Games and Media. The college's PhD program in Computer and Information Sciences was ranked 63rd in the U.S. in the CSRankings listing of top computing doctoral programs. The college has over 130 full-time faculty and more than 3,600 undergraduate and 950 graduate students. RIT is an interdisciplinary research hub, with research groups and communities encompassing a range of domain areas, including the Global Cybersecurity Institute (https://rit.edu/cybersecurity), RIT's Personalized Healthcare Technology initiative (pht.rit.edu), the Center for Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence (https://rit.edu/chai), the Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (https://rit.edu/castle/), the Media Arts Games Interaction Creativity (MAGIC) Center (magic.rit.edu), the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (https://ccrg.rit.edu/), the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (https://rit.edu/sustainabilityinstitute/).

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