Assistant Professor of Computer Science
University of Northern British Columbia

Posting # FACS08-19 COXY

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

College of Science and Management

One-Year Term, Full time


The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, one-year term position, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The primary responsibility for this position is teaching across the undergraduate curriculum. A successful candidate will have an opportunity to work on the development of course materials in collaboration with other faculty in the Computer Science department. Expertise in either Security or Machine Learning is an asset. The preferred start date for this position is August 15, 2019.


Applicants for this position should hold an earned doctorate in Computer Science, or closely related field and present a record of teaching excellence and an ability to teach across the Computer Science curriculum. Applicants who have almost completed an earned doctorate in Computer Science will also be considered.


About the Community


UNBC is a primarily undergraduate, research intensive university located near the geographic center of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Established in the community of Prince George in 1994, UNBC has quickly built a reputation as a top ranked Canadian University in both undergraduate and graduate education, along with an excellent research profile.


There is a strong support system for students, including the First Nations Centre and other academic programs.  Currently there are over 3500 students enrolled in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout northern British Columbia.  Approximately 400 students are of Aboriginal descent. 


UNBC values experiential learning, student engagement, and interdisciplinary study, with demonstrated excellence in community-inspired research and alumni who are leading change around the world. Its low student to faculty ratio provides both undergraduate and graduate students with substantial opportunities to work closely with faculty and gain valuable research experience. 

For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings, the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top four per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.


With a diverse student population, the University is friendly, inclusive, and supportive. Prince George is a city of ~74,000 people with impressive cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. For more information about living and working in Prince George, please refer to and Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.


To Apply


Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FACS08-19 COXY to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9.  Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Erik Jensen, Dean of the College of Science and Management Telephone: 250-960-5755, Email: This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: .


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.


We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Applications received on or before June 14, 2019, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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