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Utica College Assistant Professor of Computer Science in Utica, New York

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Posting Number F00699

Position Type Faculty - Tenure Track

Unionized Position Code AAUP

Hours/Schedule Hours may vary based on operational needs.

Campus Main Campus, Utica NY

Date Position Available 08/01/2021

Posted Salary

Position Summary

The Computer Science Department at Utica College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2021 at the rank of Assistant Professor. All areas of research specializations will be considered.

Location Utica, NY

Application Deadline

Full consideration by:

Open Until Filled Yes

Major Responsibilities

Candidates will show excellent pedagogical skills to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates should be able to teach courses complementary to other faculty, design new courses as needed, conduct research, and serve on department and college committees. Teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (actual number of courses depend on the number of credit hours assigned to each course). Inclusion of undergraduate students in a research program is important.

Driving Responsibilities



Education Required

Certification Required

Education & Experience Qualifications

Ph.D. in computer science or computer information systems is required. ABDs will be considered if there is clear evidence that completion of the doctorate is imminent. Demonstrate research creativity and productivity, ability to develop a research program, and a strong commitment to excellence in education, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Minimum Skills/Abilities

Knowledge of operating systems, networks, cybersecurity, and computer programming.

Applicant Documents Instructions

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and experience, a separate diversity statement, and three reference letters. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in your diversity statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.

Reference letters will be solicited

EEO/AA Statement

Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the

diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex,

pregnancy, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, age, sexual

orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status,

disability, citizenship status, genetic predisposition, domestic violence

victim status, or protected status under applicable local, state, or

federal law.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of

experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society,

history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by

virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability,

religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well

as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the

world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in

a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of

human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals,

taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our

commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with

others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore

who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without

prejudice. The Utica College Mission and Values Statement includes a

commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and

experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of

expression and the open sharing of ideas.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a comprehensive,

independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for

college study to veterans returning from the second world war. More than

seventy years since veterans returned from WWII , this tradition of serving

veterans is still held in high regard here at UC, and we are proud to

welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and

professional staff.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • (HERC Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)



  • Observer Dispatch (Utica OD)-newspaper

  • Ithaca Journal

  • Personal Referral

  • Utica College Website

  • Albany Times Union

  • Binghamton Press & Sun



  • (Chronicle of Higher Ed website)

  • Elmira Star Gazette

  • Utica College Online Employment Website

  • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities


  • Current UC Employee

  • Referred by a UC Employee

  • Referred by a non UC Employee

  • Twitter

  • LinkedIn-Job Posting

  • LinkedIn-Recruited by Utica College HR


  • Syracuse Post Standard-newspaper

  • Albany Times Union-newspaper

  • Facebook

  • Job Fair

  • Search Firm

  • NCAA

  • PRISM Network

  • HBCU Connect

  • DiverseJobs

  • Other

    • Did you hear about this employment opportunity from a print or online resource?
  • Online

  • Print

  • Not Applicable

    • Please provide more details regarding the source of your referral?

(Open Ended Question)

    • Are you a Utica College alumnus/a?
  • Yes

  • No

    • How many years of experience do you have teaching college level computer science courses?
  • 0-4

  • 5+

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • "Contributions to Diversity" Statement

    Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference #1

  • Letter of Reference #2

  • Letter of Reference #3

  • Teaching Evaluations