Professor of Practice in Software Systems Engineering

Ithaca, New York, United States
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Job description

Cornell’s Systems Engineering Program and Computer Science Department invite applications for a position to develop and teach courses in software engineering for both on-campus students and professional distance-learning students. The candidate will also take an important role in growing relationships with industry, especially as it pertains to student projects. This is a non-tenure track position in the Systems Engineering program at the Ithaca campus, renewable every three to five years. The Systems Engineering Program trains students with the skills needed to be program managers, researchers, and designers for the next generation of complex, large-scale systems.

We seek a faculty member to lead our software-engineering education efforts. Applicants should have extensive software-engineering experience, must exhibit strong promise for excellence in developing courses and in teaching, and should have an advanced degree in a related field (Doctorate preferred). Depending on qualifications, we can hire at the rank of Professor of Practice, Senior Lecturer or Lecturer. Although this is intended to be a full-time position, alternative arrangements may be considered.

The Systems Engineering Program, Computer Science Department, and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit www.unyherc.org/home to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University’s Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations at voice (607) 255-6866, fax (607) 255-0298, or email at equalopportunity@cornell.edu.

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

Notice to Applicants:

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How to apply

Applicants should submit a resume or curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references. Optionally a candidate can include a research statement and/or a proposed class syllabus. Applications should be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11249. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

About Us

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell’s far-flung global presence includes the medical college’s campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including: employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, flexible work options.

Once called "the first American university" by educational historian Frederick Rudolph, Cornell University represents a distinctive mix of eminent scholarship and democratic ideals.