Assistant Professors of Computer Science University of Guelph School of Computer Science

Faculty Positions

Position Title/Rank:Two two-year contractually limited and teaching focused assistant professor positions

College: College of Physical and Engineering Science

Department: School of Computer Science

Deadline:January22, 2017,or until suitable candidates are found

 

Position Description:

 

The School of Computer Science in the College of Physical and Engineering Science at the University of Guelph is seeking applications for two two-year contractually limited and teaching focused assistant professor positions, with an expected start date between May 1 and September 1, 2017.

 

Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent at the time of appointment, in computer science or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to devote most of their time to teaching, and some time to service and research.

 

Teaching Requirements

 

The School aims to attract exceptional educators who will demonstrate an enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and supervision, deliver excellent teaching, inspire students, support and enhance the learning process and student experience. The applicants will be willing to teach computer science courses across a range of topics and levels and will be willing to develop innovative and challenging courses. In particular, the applicants should be comfortable teaching any of the School’s first or second year courses, whether the subject matter is conceptual or hands-on/applied, in either classroom or distance education format.The successful applicants will assume the teaching of up to 5 course sections per year. On-campus courses are usually taught between 8:30am and 5:30pm, although some courses may be taught after 5:30pm.

 

Candidates should have previous teaching experience, at least as a Graduate Teaching Assistant or Sessional Lecturer, and they should demonstrate a consistent record of high quality teaching based on formal teaching evaluations or teaching awards.

 

Research Requirements

 

Candidates should have a record of submission and acceptance to peer reviewed journals and conferences. Funded research or research on education is a plus.

 

Service Requirements

 

The successful candidates are expected to serve on undergraduate committees, and to help shape, nurture, and enrich the curriculum.

 

About the School

 

The School of Computer Science is currently comprised of 22 faculty members, 8 staff and technicians, about 850 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students (MSc and PhD). It is expected to grow significantly in the next few years.The School offers two majors, Computer Science and Software Engineering, as well as a three-year General Program. The honours majors are available with a Co-operative Education option.

 

About Guelph

 

The City of Guelph, Ontario, is known for its educational and cultural life and has often been rated as one of the best cities to live in Canada. It is surrounded by rolling farmland, possesses an excellent public transit system and a wide variety of housing possibilities. The City is within easy driving distance of Metropolitan Toronto and recreational areas, from the Niagara wine region to Lake Huron and the ski hills of Collingwood.

 

Additional Information

 

Further information may be found at:

http://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/

 

Applications will be accepted untilJanuary 22, 2017, or until suitable candidates are found. Review of applications will begin on January 23, 2017, with the hiring process continuing until the positions are filled.

 

Interested applicants should send a CV, a teaching statement, and a research statement, all in PDF format (maximum file size 35MB), to: faculty_jobs@socs.uoguelph.ca

 

Candidates selected for interview will be required to provide additional documentation including: contact points for three references, sample publications, a teaching portfolio with example lecture notes, slides, and supporting documents.

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.


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