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  Job Title: Assistant Professor- Computer Science
  Job ID: 15943
  Department: Computer Science
  Location: Queens College

​In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values, Queens College seeks to fill one tenure track Assistant Professor Vacancy in the Computer Science Department beginning Fall 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and master’s level courses, and establishing a record of research and scholarship as evidenced by peer reviewed publications, conference presentations, grant applications and funded research. The successful candidate will strengthen our existing expertise in cybersecurity, and collaborate with researchers both within and outside the CS Department on fundamental as well as applied topics under the broad umbrella of cybersecurity.  Shared responsibility exists for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The Computer Science Department serves over 1200 undergraduate majors and 100 master's degree students, and participates actively in the Ph.D. program based at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Queens College of CUNY, located on an 80-acre campus, is an urban liberal arts college that emphasizes both research and teaching. With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education that has earned us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review’s America’s Best Value Colleges.  Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, and use modern technologies and information resources; they have won prominence in nearly every field.


​Qualified candidates must have an earned Ph.D. by June 2017 in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related area.  A demonstrated level of expertise and research excellence is required in the area of cybersecurity, including but not limited to computer security, data security, cyber infrastructure, and large-scale applications.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, 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.


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Please note that candidates must upload a) a letter of application detailing their teaching, research, and grant writing interests and experience, and b) a curriculum vitae as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

**Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.   
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In addition, please arrange for three current letters of reference to be submitted directly by the closing date to:

Dr. Zhigang Xiang, Chair
Department of Computer Science
Queens College-CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11365-1597

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CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.
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