Assistant Professor - Computer Science

New York, NY
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Computer Science Department of the City College of New York is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.

The target area is Data Science as broadly defined, including machine learning, natural language processing, data mining, information retrieval, big data analytics and applications in areas such as bioinformatics, genomics, and natural and social sciences. Examples of subfields of particular interest within machine learning include applications in computer vision and image analysis, biomedical computing, and computational linguistics .

The successful candidates will be expected to be actively involved in research, teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute broadly to the academic life of the department. The Assistant Professor will be responsible for teaching, research and guidance duties in Data Science. He/she will also share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

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Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, or equivalent, and n outstanding academic or industrial record are required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and the ability to attract significant research funding. Must meet ICRA employment eligibility requirements for appointment.

The City College of New York has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women and under-represented groups. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for individuals with disabilities.


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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Applicants must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV), the names and contact information for three references, and a statement of research and teaching goals. PDF format is preferred.


Open until filled with review of applicants to begin February 1, 2017.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: City College of New York

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Job ID: 16131

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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