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  Job Title: Assistant Professor - Computer Science (Multiple Vacancies)
  Job ID: 19533
  Department: Computer Science
  Location: Queens College

​The Department of Computer Science at Queens College in the City University of New York invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, with appointment to begin in Fall 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and establishing a record of research and scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, grant applications and funded research. Shared responsibility exists for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. 

As an urban liberal arts college that emphasizes both research and teaching, Queens College has earned high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review’s America’s Best Value Colleges. The Computer Science Department serves over 1600 undergraduate majors and 100 master's degree students, and participates actively in the Computer Science Ph.D. program based at the CUNY Graduate Center. 

Queens College is an engine of social mobility, a public institution serving New York City’s highly diverse and global population.  We especially welcome candidates whose experience and qualities will aid Queens College in increasing faculty and staff diversity.


​Ph.D. degree by June 2019 in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related discipline (in this case an undergraduate degree in computer science is required). Also required are the ability to teach successfully and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. A demonstrated level of expertise and research excellence is required.

The successful candidates must have a demonstrated level of expertise and research excellence in one or more areas of computer science, preferably in computational data science (including algorithms, artificial intelligence/machine learning, natural language processing, and visualization), software engineering, and hardware/software systems (including high-performance and distributed computing).


​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.


​If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below:

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- In the box under "job title/ keyword", enter "19533"
- Click on "Assistant Professor - Computer Science (multiple vacancies)"
- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

Please note that the candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats:  .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.

**Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example:  JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

In addition, please arrange for three current letters of reference to be submitted directly by the letter writers 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

Open until filled with review to begin January 2, 2019

Visit CUNY website to apply!
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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