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Faculty Open Rank (Multiple Positions) - Computer Science
CUNY Hunter College

Date Posted Apr. 9, 2019
Title Faculty Open Rank (Multiple Positions) - Computer Science
University CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY, United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Faculty Open Rank (Multiple Positions) – Computer Science
Job ID: 20329
Location: Hunter College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Department of Computer Science ( at Hunter College of The City University of New York invites applications for tenured and tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor ranks, to begin as soon as possible. The Department specifically seeks applicants with an independent research record in any area of computer science, though expertise in systems, algorithms, software engineering and programming languages, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, cybersecurity and data science will be particularly welcome. Applications from junior and mid-career applicants will be given preference, though all will be considered.

The Department will also entertain applications from strong computational scientists with expertise outside traditional computer science disciplines such as the laboratory and medical sciences, physics, mathematics and statistics, psychology, linguistics, etc. Applicants with computational expertise in nontraditional computer science disciplines will need to be able to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to teach a reasonable subset of core computer science courses (e.g., computer programming at multiple levels, data structures, computer architecture, etc.) as well as advanced electives within their research specialization.

The Computer Science Department at Hunter College is committed to building a diverse faculty and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates are encouraged to discuss any experiences engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students in their application materials.

Located on the 68th Street campus on the upper east side of Manhattan, the small but multifarious faculty of the Computer Science Department at Hunter works closely with students and each other in an open and collegial atmosphere. Hunter is a diverse urban institution. Supporting diversity among computer science students is a high priority and the Department is engaged in multiple activities towards this goal.

Duties include: Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program and a commitment to obtain external grants, as well as develop collaborations with colleagues at both Hunter and throughout the CUNY system. Hunter has both a teaching and a research mission and the candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and masters courses, both required core courses as well as electives within their area of research and share responsibility for committee and other departmental assignments.

Demonstrated ability to successfully teach and coordinate large lecture classes of 100+ students is desirable, but not required.

Faculty in the Department of Computer Science at Hunter College are generally afforded membership in the doctoral faculty of the Computer Science Program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, which enables them to teach doctoral level courses and mentor Ph.D. students. Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.

Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or in another discipline with substantive demonstration of computational expertise is required. Also required are: the ability to teach computer science courses successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package, must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The search will remain open until the position is filled.

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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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