Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Systems

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the leading academic and research departments in Canada with more than 55 research-active faculty members, offering a range of undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Digital Media, Computer Security, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Software Engineering, as well as research intensive MSc, MASc and PhD degrees.

We invite applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track appointment in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2018. Although candidates with a record of research and teaching excellence in any field will be considered, we are particularly seeking candidates with expertise in the field of computer systems, including systems security, operating systems, compilers and developing and maintaining large high integrity software systems.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science, or a closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence in leadership, teaching and scholarly research and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Computer Science.

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science and earth and atmospheric science. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity.  We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/

Further information about the Lassonde School of Engineering, with departmental link for the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science can be found at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.

Applicants should complete the online application process at https://lassonde.fluidreview.com/. A complete on-line application shall include a cover letter indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered, a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, and names and contact information (full mailing address, phone number, e-mail address) of three people who have agreed to provide reference letters. Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2017.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.  York University is an Affirmative Action employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The Affirmative Action Program, which applies to women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and people with disabilities can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/ or by calling the AA office at 416.736.5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.