Department Head-Computer Engineering 4774BR KGCOE Computer Engineering Kate Gleason College of Engineering
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THE KATE GLEASON COLLEGE of ENGINEERING
Serving approximately 3500 students, the Kate Gleason College of Engineering offers 7 bachelor, 13 masters, 2 doctoral degree programs in biomedical, chemical, computer, electrical, industrial, mechanical, microelectronic and microsystems engineering. All undergraduate programs are designed to be completed in five years, including one year of cooperative education. The College is planning to launch three new PhD programs, including one in Electrical and Computer Engineering, to support its growing research programs. For more information, visit http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/ and https://www.rit.edu/engineering/research.
THE DEPARTMENT of COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Established in 1980, the Department of Computer Engineering is known for its comprehensive system-oriented curricula, career-focused education, collaborative research, and state-of-the-art laboratories and computing facilities. With approximately 375 undergraduates and 50 graduate students, the department offers BS, MS, and dual BS/MS degrees in Computer Engineering, and participates in cross-disciplinary Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Computing and Information Sciences, Microsystems Engineering, and Imaging Science. The department includes 11 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, three lecturers, four support staff, and two academic advisors. Faculty members are actively engaged in advancing technology in computing and information processing systems through dedicated teaching and groundbreaking transformative research in areas that include neuromorphic computing, computer architecture, quantum computing, computer communications and networking, artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer vision, and computer security. Research expenditures average approximately $1M annually. For more information, visit https://www.rit.edu/engineering/department-computer-engineering and https://www.rit.edu/engineering/research.
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Detailed Job Description
Department Head of Computer Engineering
Reporting to the dean of engineering, the department heads provide visionary leadership to advance the mission of their respective departments. Responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring excellent faculty, expanding scholarship and sponsored research, developing innovative and relevant curricula, managing department resources, promoting successes to internal and external audiences, and demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Appointments at the rank of full professor will be considered with an anticipated start of August 15, 2020.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have an earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree and a record of distinguished scholarship and teaching requisite for an appointment as a tenured full professor in the college. The successful candidate will ideally possess:
a track record of effective and relevant leadership experience, including an ability to build and manage strong teams and to create a culture of high-performance and accountability.
the capacity to build consensus and develop an overarching vision that inspires and engages others
an ability to mentor faculty, staff and students.
a commitment to innovative and student-centered education at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
an appreciation for interdisciplinary activities and the ability to work collaboratively across disciplinary and organizational boundaries;
an ability to credibly represent and advocate for the departments academic and research programs;
an established track record with sponsored research activities and an entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated ability to cultivate potential sources of external funding.
a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness; sensitivity and broad experience with diverse students, faculty, and communities, including a track record of achieving a more representative community.
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution
How to Apply
Candidates may apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty . Search 4774BR. Please submit your online application, curriculum vitae, and cover letter articulating your vision for the position and upload the following attachments:
A statement on commitment to diversity
The names and contacts information three references
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Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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