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Our researchers are working on the cutting-edge of fields that include accessibility, human-computer interaction, and networking and systems administration.

Research centers like the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research (CAIR) bring together diverse faculty who conduct and publish research at leading computing and education venues on accessibility and assistive technology for diverse users, including people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, people who are blind, people with communication impairments, and older adults.

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Open Positions

Senior Staff Specialist

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Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS - School of Information
Salary Range: $16.00/hr - $27.00/hr

Detailed Job Description:The Senior Staff Specialist manages the iSchool office suite, supervising the reception desk and student workers.
They are primarily responsible for supporting undergraduate student services and driving related processes including academic action, change of program, freshmen and transfer student enrollment, and co-op enrollment and grading. They must use their judgment to evaluate individual enrollment requests for iSchool undergraduate courses and process special enrollment as necessary.
Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Senior Staff Specialist tracks the course needs of students in the three iSchool undergraduate majors - their input is vital on the creation of course schedules that meet the needs of our undergraduate students. They also support the Assistant Director in the adjunct hiring processes, ensuring timelines are met and information is complete and accurate.
This position is primarily on-campus, however a hybrid schedule with 1-2 days working remotely may be available at the supervisor's discretion. Other duties as assigned


Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Visting Lecturer

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Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS - School of Information
Salary Range: $78,000 - $83,000

Detailed Job Description:
The School of Information at RIT invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer position, beginning August 2024. The successful candidate will be able to teach a broad range of courses in data science and data management. In particular, we seek candidates who can demonstrate knowledge and experience in three or more of the following areas:

  • Structured data storage, retrieval, and analysis

  • Unstructured data storage, retrieval, and analysis

  • Database management and administration

  • Data warehousing

  • Data analytics and machine learning, including supervised learning (e.g., classification and regression), unsupervised learning (e.g., clustering and feature extraction), association analysis, anomaly detection, and statistical testing

  • Information retrieval, text mining, and natural language processing

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Overview of the School of Information

The iSchool has a long-standing history of innovation and embracing new ideas. We offered the first BS Information Technology degree in the country and one of the first BS Human-Centered Computing degrees. The iSchool offers more online degrees, more interdisciplinary degrees, and more degrees at RIT global campuses than any other unit in the university. In addition, the iSchool has served as an incubator for nationally acclaimed programs in Computing Security and Game Design and Development, now offered through other college units. The iSchool has also been home to recipients of the university’s top teaching award, top scholarship award, ACM Distinguished Members and Fellows, and worldwide professional society leaders.


The Golisano College is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation, and as such, iSchool researchers are producing groundbreaking work in a number of fields including:

What's cool in the iSchool: Caption Mask in Imagine RIT 2022

two students presenting at Imagine RIT


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The RIT campus is about six miles from downtown Rochester—just minutes away if you want to explore and enjoy the city’s entertainment, cultural, and employment opportunities.

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