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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Brockport, New York
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Assistant Professor of Computer Science
The College at Brockport

The Department of Computing Sciences at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, invites applications for a full-time, 10 month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science to begin August 2020.  We particularly welcome applications from scholars from populations historically underrepresented in the academy and/or who have experience working in diverse populations.

Major Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Computer Information Systems and Computer Science in one or more of the following areas: Computer Networks (hardware and software), Cybersecurity, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems; conduct high-quality research; supervise students in research and project activities; advise and mentor students; and, participate in service to the department, college, and community.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science, or in a closely related discipline with Master’s level expertise in Computer Science by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. 
  • ABD (all but dissertation) applicants are considered.
  • ABD hires must earn their doctoral degree within six months of appointment.
  • Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Computer Information Systems and Computer Science.
  • Ability to develop and maintain an active research program.
  • Demonstrated willingness and desire to mentor students from diverse educational backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience at the college level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to exemplary teaching.
  • Ability to develop new courses in areas of specialization.
  • Ability to effectively engage faculty, staff and students in a collegial and collaborative manner.

Department Description

The department is composed of 10 full-time faculty members who have varied interests in teaching and research. We have a large undergraduate program serving approximately 260 majors and 30 minors. The Department is home to two ABET-accredited programs in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems, with the Computer Information Systems program being the first such program accredited in the State of New York. The Department seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the College’s commitment to the academic success of all our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first-generation college students, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.  Visit our website: www.brockport.edu/academics/computing_sciences/ for more information about the department.

The College and Region

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation.  

The College is located along the famous Erie Canal, in the village of Brockport in western New York State, a region known for its low cost of living and stable housing market. The College benefits from a small-town atmosphere, even while located near major metropolitan cities. Brockport is:

  • 16 miles west of the city of Rochester, which is the home of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester, the Eastman School of Music, the Strong National Museum of Play, and the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball franchise;
  • 45 miles east of Buffalo, which is the home of the University of Buffalo, the Bills NFL franchise, and the Sabres NHL franchise;
  • 75 miles from Niagara Falls USA, which features the American, Horseshoe and Bridal Veil Falls;
  • 140 miles from Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the home of the University of Toronto; and
  • 350 miles from the many attractions of New York City.

The area features a number of technology companies, including Paychex, Xerox, and Kodak, and other large companies such as Wegmans and Excellus. Rochester and its suburbs feature some of the highest-quality public, private, parochial, and charter schools in New York State. The region is known for its natural beauty, including Lake Ontario, the Genesee River (with three major waterfalls in Letchworth State Park), and the Finger Lakes region with its notable vineyards and wineries.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts.

Application Instructions

Preference will be given to application materials received by October 31, 2019 and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online.

For consideration, please submit 1.) Letter of Application; 2.) CV; 3.) List of three professional references; 4.) Statement of academic and research interests and teaching philosophy; 5.) Unofficial transcript of graduate coursework. Letter of application should specifically address the required and preferred qualifications. 

New York State Executive Order 161

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

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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