Associate or Full Professor (Chair) - Computer Science

Bronx, NY
Feb 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The department of Mathematics and Computer Science seeks a senior academic at the level of Full or Associate Professor to join the newly formed department of Computer Science at Lehman College. The department offers B.A., B.S., and M.S. degrees in Computer Science as well as a B.S. degree in Computer Information Systems. Department faculty members supervise doctoral students through the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. The successful candidate will have a strong track record in teaching and research as well as administrative experience. A strong commitment to teaching, research, service, mentoring and student success is essential. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in computing, and engage in high caliber research leading to competitive grants and publications in high quality refereed journals and conferences. Suitable candidates will have sufficient leadership experience to be able to assume the role of department chair. Candidates with credentials in any area of Computer Science will be considered, but particular attention will be given to candidates pursuing research in Computer Systems, Parallel Systems, Parallel Programming, Data-centric Computing, Databases and Data Mining, Cyber Security, Privacy, Cloud Computing, Embedded Systems, and Computer Graphics.

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The teaching load is generally 21 hours (7 courses) per academic year. Research is strongly encouraged and each new untenured faculty is granted 24 hours of Research Reassigned hours over the first five years of appointment. Additional reassigned hours may be granted by the Dean based on consideration of administrative duties, research need and productivity. Reassigned time for the role of Department Chair will be 12-15 hours in negotiation with the Dean. All faculty members are encouraged to seek external funding. CUNY and Lehman College internal funding is also available through competitive grants for scholarship support. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission, as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards.


Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a related academic field is required at the time of appointment. The candidate should have a published record of research and scholarship. The successful candidate must be eligible to be appointed as a Associate or Full professor with tenure.

Preferred Qualifications:

A publication record in high quality journals and conferences, administrative experience, and a history of grant funding will be preferable.


Salaries are commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Review of CVs will begin December 27, 2016 and continue until a candidate is identified.


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Location: Lehman College

Job Title: Associate or Full Professor (Chair) - Computer Science

Job ID: 15615

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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