Assistant Professor, Computing Sciences

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Position type: Faculty / Instructor Tenure Track
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs
School/Unit: School of Arts and Sciences
Department/Office: Computing Sciences
Categories: Faculty

Computing Sciences: The College at Brockport

The Department of Computing Sciences offers ABET-accredited undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems. The Department has approximately 260 majors in these programs. Currently, the Department has nine full-time faculty members with varying research interests in areas such as artificial intelligence, big data and database systems, data mining, human-computer interaction, IT for development, machine learning, and software engineering. The Department has its own computer labs and prides itself on the close interactions between faculty and students.


Position Description

Teaching lower and upper division courses in Computer Sciences and Computer Information Systems, up to 18 credits per academic year. Engaging with students as required by the learning process and trends in the discipline (60% to 65%).

Scholarship as appropriate to the person’s areas of interest and specialization, including publication in relevant peer-reviewed conference proceedings, scholarly journals, and other similar forums as appropriate (20% to 25%).

Service to the department, college, profession and community, including, but not limited to, work as members of appropriate committees (15% to 20%).


Required Qualifications

Completed Doctoral degree or ABD (all but dissertation) in Computer Science, or in a closely related discipline, from an accredited US Dept of Education or internationally recognized institution is required. If degree completed, must have in hand at the time of appointment. ABD hires must earn their doctoral degree within six months of appointment.

Commitment to undergraduate education.

Potential to diversify the curriculum, student body, and/or faculty ranks by serving as a mentor or an effective role model for women and minority students under-represented in the computing disciplines.

Promise of continued professional development and scholarly activity leading to refereed publications.


Preferred Qualifications

Expertise and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: software security, mobile app development, software engineering, and operating systems.

Candidates with expertise in any area of computer science will be considered.


Application Instructions

Please visit to upload your cover letter, CV, research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. You should also request your three references to email or mail confidential letters to: Dr. T.M. Rao (, Department of Computing Sciences, The College at Brockport, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420. Official transcripts required upon hire. All positions are subject to the successful completion of a background screening and final budgetary approval.

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The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


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