Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is an internationally recognized leader in professional and career-oriented education. RIT is a coeducational, privately endowed Institute, enrolling more than 15,000 undergrad and graduate students in eight colleges. RIT's modern 1,300-acre campus is located in Rochester, New York, the third largest city in the state. The campus consists of 238 buildings total (5.1 million sq. ft.). Approximately 100,000 Alumni from all 50 states and more than 100 nations. Its eight colleges include Applied Science and Technology, Business, Computing and Information Sciences, Engineering, Imaging Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts, Science, and the primarily federally funded National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
The Rochester Institute of Technology’s mission is to provide technology-based educational programs for personal and professional development. We rigorously pursue new and emerging career areas. We develop and deliver curricula and advance scholarship relevant to emerging technologies and social conditions. Our community is committed to diversity and student centeredness and is distinguished by our creative, innovative and collaborative spirit. Internal and external partne
rships expand our students' experiential learning. RIT is committed
to mutually enriching relationships with alumni, government, business and the world community. Teaching, learning, scholarship, leadership development, and student success are our central enterprises.
RIT has been a pioneer in career-oriented education and a leader in cooperative education since 1912. RIT has one of the oldest and largest co-op programs in the world, with more than 1,300 employers and 2,500 students participating. Many co-op employers hire co-op students upon graduation.
Jobs at RIT- External candidates applying for faculty and staff positions need to apply for positions online at: http://careers.rit.edu. Additional information related to faculty employment can be found at the Office of Faculty Recruitment.
Located on Lake Ontario, Rochester, NY is the 79th largest city in the United States with just more than one million people in the region - making it the third largest metropolitan area in New York. Rochester is the largest city in Monroe County, but the Greater Rochester region includes five additional counties: Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne. Rochester is a four-season community. Its people and places live up to their top rankings for friendliness, family fun and memorable travel companion getaways. Rochester is a mid-size city that maintains a small town feeling. It is easy to get around by car or public transportation - all the city buses have bike racks.