Faculty Open Rank (Multiple Positions) - Computer Science

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CUNY Faculty Open Rank (Multiple Positions) - Computer Science in New York, New York

Job Title: Faculty Open Rank (Multiple Positions) - Computer Science

Job ID: 20329

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Computer Science (http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/csci) at Hunter College of The City University of New York invites applications for tenured and tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor ranks, to begin as soon as possible. The Department specifically seeks applicants with an independent research record in any area of computer science, though expertise in systems, algorithms, software engineering and programming languages, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, cybersecurity and data science will be particularly welcome. Applications from junior and mid-career applicants will be given preference, though all will be considered.

The Department will also entertain applications from strong computational scientists with expertise outside traditional computer science disciplines such as the laboratory and medical sciences, physics, mathematics and statistics, psychology, linguistics, etc. Applicants with computational expertise in non-traditional computer science disciplines will need to be able to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to teach a reasonable subset of core computer science courses (e.g., computer programming at multiple levels, data structures, computer architecture, etc.) as well as advanced electives within their research specialization.

The Computer Science Department at Hunter College is committed to building a diverse faculty and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates are encouraged to discuss any experiences engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students in their application materials.

Located on the 68th Street campus on the upper east side of Manhattan, the small but multifarious faculty of the Computer Science Department at Hunter works closely with students and each other in an open and collegial atmosphere. Hunter is a diverse urban institution. Supporting diversity among computer science students is a high priority and the Department is engaged in multiple activities towards this goal.

Duties include: 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 successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program and a commitment to obtain external grants, as well as develop collaborations with colleagues at both Hunter and throughout the CUNY system. Hunter has both a teaching and a research mission and the candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and masters courses, both required core courses as well as electives within their area of research and share responsibility for committee and other departmental assignments. Demonstrated ability to successfully teach and coordinate large lecture classes of 100+ students is desirable, but not required.

Faculty in the Department of Computer Science at Hunter College are generally afforded membership in the doctoral faculty of the Computer Science Program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, which enables them to teach doctoral level courses and mentor Ph.D. students.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or in another discipline with substantive demonstration of computational expertise is required. Also required are: the ability to teach computer science courses successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Candidates must also be prepared to have two letters of reference tendered promptly upon request.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on April 15, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


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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.




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Posted: 3/14/2019
Application Due: 6/13/2019
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