Detailed Job Description
Responsibilities will include teaching, research and service. Teaching includes course and laboratory development and delivery via classroom, online and blended formats. Research is expected in a well-defined area of focus that enhances and compliments the department’s strategic research focus in any of the above area of interest, including securing external funding and dissemination in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Service will include contributions to the operation of the department, college and university, and maintaining a clear professional development agenda that supports the faculty member and department’s growth.
The tenure-track, Assistant Professor Position begins August 15, 2022. A Ph.D. in a relevant field of engineering, or computer science, or a Ph.D. in STEM education, with an MS in a relevant engineering field is required as well as some professional experience.
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. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) department’s student focused 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. ECET’s 400 full-time students benefit from the department’s flexible and innovative instructional delivery that features world-class laboratories, cross-disciplinary education, collaborative activities, and a year of industrial experience through a required cooperative education program. The ECET department features state-of-the-art laboratories in, photonics and fiber optics, wireless communications, next generation telecom network development, applied acoustics and audio, smart and autonomous applications, embedded systems, electronics, and power & energy. (www.rit.edu/ECET)
The department is housed in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of RIT’s nine colleges, which enrolls approximately 12% percent of the university’s students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of “hands-on learning” and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. (www.rit.edu/cet)