Tenure-track Faculty Position in Computer Engineering
Simon Fraser University School of Engineering Science

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Computer Engineering

The School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Engineering, mainly at the Assistant Professor level, starting as early as Summer 2020.  Outstanding candidates at Associate and Full Professor levels may also be considered. Strategically important research expertise that builds on or complements existing strengths is sought. Areas of interest include: computer architecture, embedded systems, distributed systems, security, compliers and synthesis, middleware, operating systems, hardware accelerators, heterogeneous computing, networks-on-chip, quantum computing, AI computing architectures, and low power design. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, graduate student supervision, and teaching in computer engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Senior applicants will have already demonstrated such excellence.  The ability to bridge disciplines is desirable. A Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related areas by the date of appointment is required.  Engineering Science is a CEAB accredited program. Hence successful candidates should either have a Canadian Professional Engineering licence or at a minimum secure such qualification as soon as possible after appointment.  For the requirements for a P. Eng. Licence see the Engineers and Geoscientists BC requirements at


Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world and has been ranked by Maclean’s Magazine as the top comprehensive university in Canada for 15 times in the last 25 years. The School of Engineering Science currently has 29 faculty members, 120 graduate students, and more than 1100 undergraduate students. The school prides itself in its excellent researchers and facilities, as well as high-quality engaged students. The School of Engineering Science is home to the current Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, BC/Yukon Region.

The review of applications will begin January 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The position is subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors. To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, plus the names and email addresses of three referees. Applicants are also asked to submit a statement on their philosophies for equity, diversity, and inclusion engagement within their teaching and research. Our online application system is located at:


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.  Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice:


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