Rochester, New York

Tenure Track Faculty - Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences 6028BR Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences GCCIS - School of Information Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track, Tenured Faculty Discipline: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Information Sciences & Technologies Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 10-Aug-2022 Detailed Job Description As part of a growing, strategic research cluster in human-computer interaction (HCI) and computing accessibility, the School of Information at RIT invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank, for an appointment beginning fall 2022. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following or related areas: computing accessibility for people with disabilities or older adults; HCI for artificial-intelligence-based systems (e.g., human AI integration, human AI collaboration, human aware AI, explainable AI, interactive machine learning, and human-in-the-loop learning); or HCI for wearable, mobile, or ubiquitous systems (e.g., physical/tangible computing, human augmentation, augmented mind, embodied interaction, IoT and data analytics, and fabrication). Outstanding applicants in other areas of HCI will also be considered, especially those with methodological expertise in prototyping or system-building of new technologies. Research Environment: RIT is home to the HCI at RIT Research Community ( http://hci-research.rit.edu ) and the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research (CAIR) ( http://cair.rit.edu ), with over 30 RIT faculty and students actively engaged in research in the fields of human-computer interaction and accessibility. Since 2014, CAIR faculty have secured over $5 million in external research funding support, over 100 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications, and twelve Best Paper and Honorable Mention Awards from major research venues, including the ACM CHI and ASSETS conferences. RIT is a member institution of the Human Computer Interaction Consortium ( https://hcic.org/ ) and a member of the iSchools Organization ( https://ischools.org/ ). Beyond HCI, RIT is an interdisciplinary research hub, with research groups and communities encompassing a range of domain areas, including: RIT's Personalized Healthcare Technology initiative ( http://pht.rit.edu ), Center for Cybersecurity ( http://www.rit.edu/cybersecurity ), Center for Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence ( http://www.rit.edu/chai ), Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation ( https://www.rit.edu/castle/ ), and the Media Arts Games Interaction Creativity (MAGIC) Center ( https://magic.rit.edu ). In addition, RIT is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), with over 1,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing students on the campus. Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Science, or a related field by the start date of the appointment, and conduct high-quality, cutting-edge research that shapes the HCI or computing accessibility fields. Applicants should show strong commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching, demonstrate the ability for innovative research and high-impact publications, and exhibit potential to pursue externally funded research. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to RIT's core values , honor code , and diversity commitment . Department/College Description The College: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation. The college is housed in modern facilities in Rochester, NY, that include leading programs in computer science, game design and cybersecurity. As home to the countrys first undergraduate programs in software engineering and information technology, as well as the recently opened Global Cybersecurity Institute, Golisano College has long been a leader in computing education and research. Faculty, staff and students have access to specialized studios, labs, and equipment that are among the most complete and current of any university in the world. Moreover, Golisano College graduates go on to work at the worlds leading tech firms and have developed groundbreaking technology like the Kinect for Xbox 360 and game-changing innovations like jQuery. The college is home to the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, and Software Engineering, as well as the School of Information, the School of Interactive Games & Media, and a college-wide PhD program, providing abundant opportunities for research collaboration within and beyond the college. The Department: The School of Information (the iSchool) is one of six administrative units within the College of Computing and Information Sciences; the School creates and applies knowledge in the field of information science, to bring together people, information, and technology. The iSchool oversees academic and curricula development for both undergraduate, and graduate students, pursuing degrees in three undergraduate BS programs, four graduate programs, and an advanced certificate program - including programs in computing and information technologies, human-computer interaction, data science and analytics, and web and mobile computing. The iSchool provides leadership, administrative, financial, and logistical support to more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students with 28 faculty and 7 staff in Rochester, and also provides support of the School's degrees at RIT's global campuses in Croatia, Kosovo, and UAE. The School is among the university leaders in terms of grant generation and publications, and faculty include winners of university awards for teaching and research, as well as professional leaders, including ACM SIG chairs. The School is also home to several labs and research centers, especially in the areas of human-computer interaction, accessibility, and data analytics. The School also plays a large research and delivery role in the university's Computing for All efforts, to foster greater inclusion in computing and information sciences. Required Minimum Qualifications All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of: Completion of a PhD in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Science, or a related field by the start date of the appointment Demonstrated ability to publish research in HCI or accessibility Ability to communicate effectively in English Demonstrated ability or potential to teach effectively in higher education Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences. Candidates seeking the rank of associate professor must also: Have an active and significant engagement in the profession through, e.g., editorial boards of journals, conference organizing committees and/or program committees, or professional societies/organizations. Have developed proposals for external funding and/or experience managing funded research projects in an academic setting, or experience managing teams and projects in an industry setting. Have demonstrated an ability for scholarly research as seen by a strong scholarly dissemination record relevant to the applicant's area of HCI or accessibility-related expertise. Candidates seeking the rank of professor must also: Have significant leadership roles in the profession through, e.g., editorial boards of journals, conference organizing committees and/or program committees, or professional societies/organizations. Have a demonstrated record of external funding support and/or managing funded research projects in an academic setting or significant experience managing teams and projects in an industry setting. Have demonstrated ability for scholarly research as seen by an extensive scholarly dissemination record relevant to the applicant's area of HCI or accessibility-related expertise. Required Minimum Education Level PhD Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of Publications, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty ; search openings, then Keyword Search 6028BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments: A brief teaching philosophy The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references List of Publications Research Statement Statement of Teaching Philosophy Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov. Copyright 2021 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-2a4f85ae6d9fae4580465411b3a550d1

Rochester, New York

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