Assistant Professor - The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
John Jay College (CUNY)
Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA
Internal Number: 25121
Assistant Professor - The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
John Jay College
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ABOUT JOHN JAY COLLEGE
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. Led by President Karol V. Mason, John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups in higher education.
The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of CUNY, and offers bachelor???s and master???s degrees both in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.
The Mathematics & Computer Science Department of John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science to begin fall semester 2023. The department currently employs 16 tenured/tenure-track faculty in professorial ranks and 13 faculty lecturers who together support a thriving undergraduate Computer Science major, a graduate program in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, and an undergraduate Applied Mathematics major with a concentration in Data Science. This tenure-track position is to expand our expertise at the intersection of Cybersecurity and Machine learning as well as digital forensics and to contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate programs in Computer Science. The hiring committee is especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity mission of the college through their leadership, community service, research, and/or lived experiences.
The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels and the standard course load is 6 classes per year. Significant course release is available for newly appointed, tenure-track faculty. In addition to teaching, departmental and college service, as well as an active research and publication agenda are expected.
Candidatesare expected to bring enthusiasm andademonstratedcommitmentto teaching. The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College???s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum ( http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/sites/default/files/u1862/principlesforaculturallyresponsiveinclusiveandantiracistcurriculumadoptedbycollegecouncilapril82021.pdf ), the College seeks faculty members who thrive in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.
A PhD in computer science and a strong record of scholarship demonstrated through publications in peer-reviewed proceedings and/or journals are required at the time of appointment. Candidates in the final year of their PhD, who will defend their thesis before the appointment date, are also encouraged to apply. An ideal candidate would have some teaching experience and a passion for education. In addition to the ability to teach successfully and potential for scholarly productivity, the successful candidate will be able to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching a wide array of computer science topics. These include computer algorithm, computer architecture, network and computer security. There are also opportunities to teach other traditional CS subjects, including programming languages, data structures, and operating systems. Applicants with expertise at the intersection of machine learning and cybersecurity, and innovative teaching are especially encouraged to apply.
The College is deeply devoted to diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups. John Jay is a recognized MSI and HSI, and enjoys a cosmopolitan student body, reflective of the great cultural variety found in our home city of New York.
Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of $72,667 - $99,532.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
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Once registered or logged in, candidates should submit the following: an application letter with a statement of teaching and research interests and how they would contribute to the diversity goals of the College, a C.V., names of three references along with contact information, and proof of degree or progress toward the degree. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document preferably in PDF format.
Review of resumes to begin September 30, 2022.
Posting closes on December 18, 2022.
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John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally-recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent of students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.