Position Title Assistant Professor of Teaching, Computer Science &
Department Computer Science and Engineering
Posting Number F220107
Posting Link https: // www. ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/36175
Faculty Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty
Posting Detail Information
Fiscal Year 2022-2023
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at University at
Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for the position of Assistant
Professor of Teaching (Lecturer). We are particularly looking for
candidates who have a passion for teaching and can operate effectively in a
team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share
our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.
Duties include teaching and development of computer science and computer
engineering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level; service
which may include student advisement; industry internships; laboratory and
instrumentation upgrades; student excellence initiatives; program assessment
and accreditation; diversity enhancement; and external educational grant
support in collaboration with the CSE Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
Committees. Successful candidates will help support the establishment of a new
course-based MS program have a particular expertise in optimal-control and
working with large stochastic systems, reinforcement learning, machine
learning and deep learning, as well optimal control in multi-agent systems.
About the Department
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) offers BS degrees
in computer science (accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of
ABET, httQs: //www. abet.org.), and in computer engineering (accredited by
the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, httQs ://www. abet.org), a
combined 5-year BS-MS program, a minor in computer science, a Certificate in
Data-Intensive Computing, and several joint programs (BS in Computer
Science/MBA, BS in Computational Physics, BA in Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary – Cognitive Science Concentration, BS in Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology – CSE concentration) as well as MS and PhD programs in
Computer Science & Engineering.
The department currently has over 50 faculty, including 15 teaching faculty,
approximately 1,200 undergraduate majors, 550 masters' students and 160 PhD
students. Over twenty junior faculty members have been hired since 2010, and
we are continuing to expand. Two members of our faculty currently hold key
university leadership positions, and eight members of our faculty are IEEE
and/or ACM Fellows. The department is well known for offering excellent
collaborative and nurturing environment for faculty. A cohort of five junior
faculty received the CAREER awards in 2019, setting a national record.
Our faculty members are actively involved in cutting-edge research and
successful interdisciplinary programs and centers devoted to biometrics;
bioinformatics; biomedical computing; computational and data science and
engineering; computer vision and multimedia systems; database systems;
document analysis and recognition; programming languages; high performance
computing; cybersecurity; embedded, networked and distributed systems; machine
learning and artificial intelligence; connected and autonomous vehicles and
sustainable transportation; and theory of computation. Our faculty has an
excellent publication record.
Since 2015, the department has moved up its rank to be among the top 40 on
csrankings.org and is among the top 25 in two recent years (2017 and 2019).
During the same period, our research expenditure has grown from $4.5 million
(for AY 2015- 2016) to $6.3 million (AY 2019-2020).
About the University
The University at Buffalo (US), a member of the prestigious Association of
American Universities (AAU), is the largest and most comprehensive
university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about
22,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students and 1600
fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 7,300
students enrolled across 9 academic departments.
Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods,
world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community,
the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned
landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports
teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department
is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines
outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at
Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an
applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin and veteran or disability status.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science, computer
engineering, or a related field.
Degree must be conferred prior to appointment.
Extensive experience teaching at the University level.
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions Summary
The application package should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae,
a Teaching statement no longer than two pages; a Diversity Statement; contact
information for three references who can discuss the candidate's teaching
experience; and teaching evaluations for previous courses taught if available.
Applicants are specifically asked to emphasize their educational, not their
research accomplishments. The cover letter should explicitly include the
number of semester/quarters as a lead course instructor.
When selected for interview referees will be emailed to upload their reference
Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity
Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will
not be considered: "What skills do you see as necessary when choosing
curriculum and learning activities for a diverse group of students?
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive
Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for
employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation
history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of
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Is a background check required for this posting? No
Background Check Notification
Contact's Name Carl Alphonce
Contact's Title Professor of Teaching
Contact's Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact's Phone 716-645-4739
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 01/01/2023
Number of References Required 3
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
Faculty Student Association (FSA)
Research Foundation Employee
No Current Employment Affiliation
How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
Chronicle of Higher Education
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