Computer Engineering Technology - Assistant Professor - Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester New York

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York 14623

United States


Detailed Job Description

Requisition Number     

Position Title     
Instructional Faculty

College of Applied Science and Technology

CAST Department of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering Tech

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)

Faculty Discipline     
Computer Engineering Technology

Faculty Rank     
Assistant Professor

Employment Category     

Anticipated Start Date     
August 2015

RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering Technology (ECTET) department is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, tenure- track position in our Computer Engineering Technology program. Responsibilities include lecture and laboratory development and delivery; development of a rigorous personal research program including external funding that relates to the department’s focused scholarship agenda; advising MS graduate-student projects and theses; continuous improvement of professional and technical capabilities, and service on department, college, and institute committees. We are seeking an individual with research and industrial experience in the area of embedded systems including digital systems design and verification using a hardware description language and embedded programming in C or C++.  Demonstrated experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS), wireless, or audio applications is desirable.  Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to contribute to one or more department areas of distinction including audio, embedded systems, power & energy, and telecommunications.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Scholarship productivity supporting department-defined areas of focus consistent with a scholarship-intensive profile for the university as a whole ( is expected.  Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications     

• PhD in engineering, science, or related field or ABD with completion date prior to August 13, 2015
• Three years relevant industrial experience in the embedded systems field
• Current technical expertise in digital systems design and verification in a hardware description language
• Current technical expertise in embedded programming using C or C++
• Demonstrated potential for high quality teaching
• Demonstrated potential for high quality research and scholarship activities in an area that relates to the focused scholarship agenda of the department
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level     

Department/College Description     

The ECTET department’s faculty engage students in a blend of project-based and research-oriented educational activities in one master-of-science degree and two bachelor-of-science degree programs. ECTET’s 300 full-time students benefit from the department’s flexible and innovative instructional delivery that features collaborative activities, world-class laboratories, cross-disciplinary opportunities, and 50 weeks of required cooperative education industrial experience. The ECTET department features state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in telecommunications, electronics, power & energy, embedded systems, and audio.
The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) is one of RIT’s eight colleges enrolling 15 percent of the university’s students. CAST is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as THE place of choice for an education that embraces the integration of “hands-on learning” and application with a firm grounding in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. We have an outstanding faculty and staff, world-class facilities and equipment, innovative curricula, and an infrastructure and campus that support unparalleled academic experiences. Our academic experiences occur inside and outside the classroom, academically and socially, and personally and professionally. Read more at .
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY: RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”

How To Apply     
Apply online at; Search Openings, then Keyword Search: 1348BR.

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: George Zion, Faculty Search Committee Chair, .
Applicants are encouraged to apply by October 22. Review of applications will begin October 24 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Additional Details    
RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Keyword Phrases

  • Computer
  • Engineering
  • Technology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume