Company Name:

Rochester Institute of Technology


Rochester, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

March 12, 2019

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Assistant Professor, National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Assistant Professor, National Technical Institute for the Deaf


National Technical Institute for the Deaf

NTID Office of the President -- RIT VP/Dean

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track, Tenured

Faculty Rank: Associate Professor

Employment Category: Full-Time

Department/College Description

THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT: NTID, one of the nine colleges of RIT, is the world’s largest technological college serving deaf and hard of hearing students. Created by Congress and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, it represents the world’s first effort to educate large numbers of deaf students within a college campus planned primarily for hearing students. Together with more than 16,000 full and part-time hearing students, over 1000 deaf students from 46 states and abroad study and reside on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology. NTID is committed to creating a climate that fosters the success of every student and employee by appreciating the unique contributions that each person makes to the educational process based on their ethnic, cultural, linguistic and gender-related knowledge and experiences. For more information about NTID at RIT visit

About the University:

Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at

Detailed Job Description

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctoral degree
  • Established record of sponsored research, preferably, but not limited to, the education, cognitive processes, linguistics, communication, social development, employment, or accessible technology of and/or for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Experience with a variety of research designs and data analysis methodologies
  • Experience in the preparation and submission of extramural grants
  • Proficiency in or the ability to become proficient in American Sign Language
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply

Please apply online at

Keyword Search: 4437BR. In order to be considered for this position, please submit your online application, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; curriculum vitae; and upload the following attachments:

  • List of three references with contact information
  • Contribution to diversity statement
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A Research Statement

Review of applications will begin immediately.

The direct link to this posting can be found here:

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the workplace. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

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