Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering Technology in Brooklyn, New York

Posted 05 Apr 2020


New York IT Jobs (Systems Engineer Jobs)


New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. Located in the Metrotech area of downtown Brooklyn, we are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, preparing them for a rapidly changing world. For over five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college. City Tech employs approximately 1,000 full-time faculty and staff, and over 900 part-time faculty.

The Computer Engineering Technology Department offers two programs, both accredited by ETAC/ABET: Electromechanical Engineering Technology (EMT), which leads to an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree and Computer Engineering Technology (CET), which leads to a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) degree. The CET department prepares students in the fundamentals of electricity, electronics, mechanics, and computer systems (hardware, software and networking). Integration of these technologies is the objective of our programs. The department's range of offerings encompasses the application of computer control of devices making use of microprocessors, microcontrollers and embedded systems hardware and software. Present goals include course development in the areas of Networking (Virtualization, Storage, Security, Clustering, etc.), Digital Systems and Digital Signal Processing using Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), Data Acquisition and Instrumentation, Software Engineering, Parallel Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics, and Embedded Systems Computing using a variety of hardware and software development tools, processors and operating systems.

The Department is looking for a qualified candidate to develop and teach courses in areas mentioned above, as well as contribute to new initiatives within our department. In addition to a strong interest in undergraduate teaching, candidates must have well developed research plans as applied to computer engineering technology, including hardware and software. Reporting to the department chair, the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research and service. Service to the department and college-wide community may include, but is not limited to, student advisement, curriculum development, department/college committee work, recruitment, and other functions. The faculty member will also share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Ph.D. in Electrical/Computer Engineering/Computer Science or a closely related field.

Doctoral degree is strongly preferred.

Candidate holding a Master's degree plus a PE License (Electrical Engineering) will be considered only for candidates with an exceptional industry and academic portfolio, including relevant publications.

A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in one of the following areas: Networking (Virtualization, Storage, Security, Clustering, etc.); Digital Systems and Digital Signal Processing (using FPGAs); Software Engineering; Parallel Computing; Embedded Systems Computing (hardware and software development); Biomedical/Electrical/Mechanical hardware and software systems.

Candidates with an advanced degree in computer science should have a bachelor's degree in a relevant branch of engineering or engineering technology (Electrical or Computer).

Also required is the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, 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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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after March 20, 2020.


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