Assistant Teaching Professor in Computer Science
University of Victoria

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering University of Victoria

Assistant Teaching Professor in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Victoria is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant teaching professor level with an expected start date of May 1, 2018, or earlier.

We are seeking individuals who have a record of excellence in teaching, can teach a variety of computer science courses at the university level, and have an interest in establishing a long-term teaching career with our Department. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate student teaching, aim to engage in teaching-related scholarly activities, and have leadership potential in advancing our undergraduate student education. Candidates should demonstrate their commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. The position requires administrative, organizational, mentoring and leadership skills to be able to coordinate large first and second year undergraduate courses, and supervise labs for first and second year courses. They are expected to actively participate in departmental activities.

Successful candidates will have a PhD in computer science or related area, completed by the appointment date. Evidence of excellence in teaching of the successful candidate will be demonstrated by outstanding letters of reference, a teaching statement, and a teaching dossier including course syllabi and teaching evaluations, submitted as part of the application. In particular, we ask for at least two teaching reference letters addressing the candidate's pedagogical strength, and at least one letter addressing the candidate's subject competency in computer science. Evidence of participation in instructional development (e.g., teaching-related workshops, teaching-related conferences and presentations, or publications) will be an asset.

In the latest Leiden ranking, UVic placed first in Canada in citations per publication in mathematics and computer science. Physical sciences and engineering placed second in the same category.

Victoria is a great place to live and boasts a vibrant high-tech sector. It has been over a decade since technology eclipsed tourism as this region's top private industry. The Victoria high-tech industry of over 900 companies has tripled its economic impact to more than $3
billion within the last 10 years. Victoria has Canada's mildest climate, is surrounded by the Salish Sea, and has spectacular views of the Cascades and Olympic Mountains.

Applicants should submit their CV, teaching statement, and teaching dossier and a list of at least three references including addresses, emails and phone numbers.
Applications should be submitted at Please note you are asked to upload your CV and other personal information to this service, which is provided for the convenience of you and your referees. The service stores its data on servers located outside of Canada; the data is therefore not in the custody or under the control of the University of Victoria. You may wish to review the privacy statement on If you do not wish to use this service, please email to request application submission instructions.

The closing date for applications is December 15, 2017.
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Recruiting Committee Chair.
ATP Recruiting Committee Chair Department of Computer Science
University of Victoria PO Box 1700, STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
E-mail: Telephone: +1-250-472-5704 Web:

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. UVic's Department of Computer Science is a diverse department that is proud to be gender balanced with more than 30% female faculty for more than 15 years.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement ( Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (

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