Faculty Openings

RIT is hiring tenure track positions in Cybersecurity, Human-Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, Data Science and more.

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A Unique Opportunity

RIT is making a major investment in cybersecurity, having recently received a $20 million gift to support our cybersecurity programs, including building the ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute (ESL GCI). ESL GCI brings together over 40 faculty from across the Institute to address the growing challenges in cybersecurity with an interdisciplinary approach and to establish RIT as a leader in the field.

Recently, we have attracted faculty with excellent research records, including multiple publications in venues like IEEE Security & Privacy, USENIX Security, CCS (2018 Outstanding Paper Award finalist), NDSS, INFOCOM, and more. Our researchers engage in a wide variety of topics in cybersecurity, broadly defined, including software security, hardware security, understanding hate speech in social media, and deepfake detection as just a few examples. A successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the growth of ESL GCI, playing a critical role in advancing research and education in cybersecurity and collaborating across departments and colleges.

We welcome qualified candidates to apply now to the following open positions:

Unique Features of RIT

Nighttime photo of Rochester skyline.

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.

About ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute at RIT

At RIT’s ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute, we educate and train cybersecurity professionals; develop new cybersecurity and AI-based knowledge for industry, academia, and government; and perform systems and network security testing for a wide range of partners. Opened in 2021, and home to the state-of-the-art Cyber Range, ESL GCI offers unparalleled opportunities for research, testing, and training.

Learn more about the ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute

About Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT

The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences’ academic programs prepare future leaders, thinkers, and innovators in theoretical and applied aspects of computing and information sciences, providing a foundation for successful careers and life-long learning as technology and its role in a global society continues to evolve. Experiential learning, including professional practice and engagement in research and scholarly activities, are central to and enhance our students’ education.

Our faculty and students advance the fields of computing and information sciences through a robust scholarly agenda focusing on computing foundations, emerging technologies, interdisciplinary applications, and user-centered design of computing-based solutions to effectively address challenges faced by individuals, organizations, and a global society.

Learn more about the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences


For more information, contact Chair of Cybersecurity, Dr. Matthew Wright:

Matthew Wright headshot
Endowed Professor and Department Chair
ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences


Women and underrepresented minorities are especially welcome to apply.

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