Professor of Practice in Software Systems Engineering

Ithaca, NY
Jun 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Professor of Practice in Software Systems Engineering

Cornell's Systems Engineering Program and Computer Science Department invite applications for a position to develop and teach courses in software engineering for both on-campus students and professional distance-learning students. The candidate will also take an important role in growing relationships with industry, especially as it pertains to student projects. This is a non-tenure track position in the Systems Engineering program at the Ithaca campus, renewable every three to five years. The Systems Engineering Program trains students with the skills needed to be program managers, researchers, and designers for the next generation of complex, large-scale systems.

We seek a faculty member to lead our software-engineering education efforts. Applicants should have extensive software-engineering experience, must exhibit strong promise for excellence in developing courses and in teaching, and should have an advanced degree in a related field (Doctorate preferred). Depending on qualifications, we can hire at the rank of Professor of Practice, Senior Lecturer or Lecturer. Although this is intended to be a full-time position, alternative arrangements may be considered.

Applicants should submit a résumé or curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references. Optionally a candidate can include a research statement and/or a proposed class syllabus. Applications should be submitted online at We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Systems Engineering Program, Computer Science Department, and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell's heritage.

We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

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