Computer Science Limited Term Position

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Author ahnationtalk
Date September 29, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 9707
Position Title : Computer Science Limited Term Position
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Science
Department : Physics & Computer Science
Campus : Waterloo

Position Summary :

The Physics & Computer Science Department at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a three-year limited term faculty position in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will begin January 1, 2019 and is subject to budgetary approval. In exceptional cases, a candidate may be considered at the rank of Associate Professor.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD in Computer Science and the ability to teach a wide range of computer science courses. Knowledge of and experience in Data Science, or the ability to contribute to the department’s online graduate program, would be considered an asset. Candidates must have a strong teaching record and commitment to excellence in research and be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement regarding teaching experience and interests, copies of recent publications, a statement of current and prospective research interests, and contact information (address, telephone, and email) for at least three referees to:

Dr. Chinh Hoang,
Chair, Department of Physics & Computer Science,
Wilfrid Laurier University,
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5

Electronic submission of applications is preferred. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2018.

Applicants can learn more about the Department at

Please Note :

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from qualified candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized or having disabilities, and qualified candidates of any sexual and gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada
Members of designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to: Dr. Kenneth Maly (, Acting Dean of Science. Further information on the equity policy can be found at .
Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Science office at
The Faculty of Science wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.
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