Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Department of Cybersecurity

Rochester Institute of Technology

Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS – Department of Cybersecurity

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Discipline: Computer Science, Computer Security and Information Assurance, Information Security and Forensics, Networking and Cyber Security
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 14-Aug-2024

Detailed Job Description
The Department of Cybersecurity at RIT invites applications for a full-time Lecturer beginning 8/14/2024. The successful candidate will be excited and able to teach introduction to programming courses (including Java and Python), as well as various topics in cybersecurity. These topics may include fundamentals of cybersecurity, systems security, network security, forensics, penetration testing, and more.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Department/College Description
The College: The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences prepares students to improve lives and change the world through computing; GCCIS is home to the departments of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, School of Information, and the School of Interactive Games and Media. The college’s PhD program in Computer and Information Sciences is ranked 57th by The college has over 130 full‐time faculty and more than 4,200 undergraduate and 960 graduate students. RIT is an interdisciplinary research hub, with research groups and communities encompassing a range of domain areas, including the ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute (, RIT’s Personalized Healthcare Technology initiative (, the Center for Human‐Aware Artificial Intelligence (, the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research (, the Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (, the Media Arts Games Interaction Creativity (MAGIC) Center (, the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (, the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (

The Department: The Department: In July 2012, the Department of Cybersecurity (formerly Computing Security) at RIT was established to address critical security challenges cutting across computing disciplines. The department currently has 16 full-time faculty and is committed to excellence in teaching and research. The department offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Cybersecurity, with current enrollment of about 500 and 100 students, respectively. We also have a Ph.D. program which is administered within the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. We are designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense and Research by the National Security Agency. The department seeks to advance the cybersecurity discipline and to meet the rapidly growing need for cybersecurity professionals in the workforce. RIT’s cyber defense team is a perennial contender in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) and won the national championship in 2013. RIT is also home to the National Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC). The department engages in a wide range of research in topics such as Applied Cryptography, Cyberanalytics, Privacy, Network Security, Trusted Computing, Usable Security, Wireless Security, and Cybersecurity Pedagogy.

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 .

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of a minimum M.S. in a computing related field
  • Ability to teach the introductory programming curriculum and cybersecurity courses
  • Ability to contribute to curriculum and course development in introductory programming and cybersecurity
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate cybersecurity education
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at will Keyword Search for 8658BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

Review of applications will begin 4/1/2024 and will continue until the position has been filled.

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Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

Hourly/Salary Minimum: 78000
Hourly/Salary Maximum:83000


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