Teaching Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Company: New York Institute of Technology
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2020
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Teaching Assistant Professor in Computer Science (non-tenure
track), College of Engineering and Computing Sciences. Will teach
undergraduate and graduate courses.
It is expected that faculty members demonstrate the ability to
teach a variety of courses within their discipline(s) at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels as appropriate.
In the area of service, advisement, mentoring, recruitment and
retention, such activities are an obligation of the faculty as part
of their fundamental faculty duties throughout their career at
NYIT. Other activities listed below provide further support for a
candidate s application for reappointment, tenure or promotion.
* Student academic advisement, tutoring, mentoring, and student
support can be demonstrated through activities such as: advisement
schedules, lists of students advised, evidence of mentoring
activities, samples of group activities or projects the faculty
member has advised or mentored, and methods of working with student
assistants. Involvement in Student Life, Professional Organizations
and Clubs and Honor Society advisement, including evidence of
accomplishments and initiatives like organizing competitions,
acting as a Club Faculty Advisor and hosting regional conferences
* Student recruitment and retention can be documented by such
activities as: participation in recruiting programs such as Open
Houses, presentations to high schools or other
colleges,participation in outreach activities with CoECS partners
(i.e. Intrepid Museum or other entities) outside classroom help to
students, and/or contributions to improve student mentoring and
student life in general, etc.
* Service to NYIT through Committees, Task Forces and other formal
entities (list all with position held, and frequency of meetings
* Membership and/or offices held in professional societies,
community boards, etc.
* Promotion of social, entertainment and other extracurricular
* Examples of enhancement of the Department, College and/or NYIT s
image (i.e., Invitation of speakers or seminar series).
* Seminars held by faculty at NYIT.
* Evidence of recognition and/or respect by the NYIT community.
* Consulting and advisory activities: The faculty member can submit
evidence such as letters from clients, service on boards of
directors, advisors, advisory committees, etc. and a description of
relevancy to NYIT or professional competence.
* Honors, awards or consulting activities outside NYIT but
reflecting positively upon the NYIT community.
* Service that enhances a student s college academic
* Active participation in a program outcome assessment for NYIT
and/or an accreditation agency (i.e., attending an ABET workshop or
taking necessary steps to become an Evaluator).
* Participation in off-campus events and programs on behalf of the
department or College.
* Active participation in professional organizations, including
election as an officer of a professional organization, or chairing
a session or a conference.
* Outreach activities that link the faculty member s scholarship,
field of expertise, or teaching activities with the larger, outside
community, such as providing workshops, serving on regional
committees, or engaging in public policy development work.
* Enhancement of the department s reputation by making
contributions related to one s field of expertise to organizations
that help the larger, outside community (e.g., service learning
* Demonstrated willingness to mentor other faculty (e.g., serving
as a designated mentor for new faculty; providing workshops to
enhance the teaching or scholarly work of others, including those
from other fields of specialization).
* Active engagement as a consultant or member of an accrediting
team involving the application of discipline-related expertise
(e.g., authoring reports or presentations).
* Preferred candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Computer
Science, or a related field, excellent communication skills, and a
solid track record in academia. Candidates with a Masters Degree in
Computer Science, or a related field with 5+ years of industry
experience will be considered.
* Commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is
Please include in your application your teaching philosophy and
your research statement.
NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual
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