Faculty opening at RIT/NTID – Visiting Assistant Professor

Requisition Number:  5182BR

Organization: Department of Science and Mathematics
College/Division: National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Faculty Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor
Posting Tenure Status: Non-Tenure-Track Visiting Professor

Anticipated Start Date: August 2020

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DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Science and Mathematics at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, one of the colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in mathematics and physics.  The successful candidate will:

  • Provide direct instruction and serve as a faculty tutor for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in a range of mathematics and physics courses.
  • Develop and undertake a successful research agenda that leads to presentation and peer-reviewed publication.  Involvement of deaf and hard-of-hearing students in research activities will be strongly encouraged.
  • Undertake a communication development agenda that demonstrates ongoing growth in the use of American Sign Language and other forms of communication.
  • Provide service to the department and college as assigned.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in an engineering discipline
  • Prior teaching and/or tutoring experience in physics and/or mathematics
  • Demonstrated ability to perform research and to develop publications for peer review
  • Ability to communicate in American Sign Language
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and to the advancement of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons through scholarship, teaching, tutoring, and/or service

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search: 5182BR. In order to be considered for this position, please submit your online application, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; curriculum vitae; and upload the following attachments:

  • Research Statement
  • Contribution to diversity statement
  • A statement of teaching philosophy

Requisition Number:  5182BR

Organization: Department of Science and Mathematics
College/Division: National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Faculty Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor
Posting Tenure Status: Non-Tenure-Track Visiting Professor

Anticipated Start Date: August 2020

View the complete job description online: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25483&siteid=5291&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1529813

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Science and Mathematics at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, one of the colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in mathematics and physics.  The successful candidate will:

  • Provide direct instruction and serve as a faculty tutor for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in a range of mathematics and physics courses.
  • Develop and undertake a successful research agenda that leads to presentation and peer-reviewed publication.  Involvement of deaf and hard-of-hearing students in research activities will be strongly encouraged.
  • Undertake a communication development agenda that demonstrates ongoing growth in the use of American Sign Language and other forms of communication.
  • Provide service to the department and college as assigned.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in an engineering discipline
  • Prior teaching and/or tutoring experience in physics and/or mathematics
  • Demonstrated ability to perform research and to develop publications for peer review
  • Ability to communicate in American Sign Language
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and to the advancement of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons through scholarship, teaching, tutoring, and/or service

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search: 5182BR. In order to be considered for this position, please submit your online application, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; curriculum vitae; and upload the following attachments:

  • Research Statement
  • Contribution to diversity statement
  • A statement of teaching philosophy

Review of applications will begin immediately.