EECS CLA Alternate

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. This $250 million initiative includes hiring 100 new faculty and staff, expanding the student body by 1500, and fostering an inclusive and diverse culture committed to advancing gender parity. 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

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is seeking a 3-year Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) at the rank of Sessional Assistant Lecturer (alternate stream) to serve as Course Coordinator of all first-year Major and Service computing courses offered by the Department.  The successful candidate will be responsible for shaping, nurturing, and enriching the curriculum by liaising with the Departmental Curriculum Committees, and for supporting and enhancing the learning process and student experience in these courses. As a teaching-focused appointment, the successful candidate has demonstrated excellence in teaching, is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Canada or could obtain licensure in the very short term, and will assume the teaching of up to 6 course sections. The appointment will commence July 1, 2017.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the leading academic and research departments in Canada with over 53 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.  Further information about the Lassonde School of Engineering, with departmental link for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science can be found at

Applicants should complete the online application process at  A complete on-line application shall include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, and the names and contact information of three people who have agreed to provide reference letters.  Complete applications must be received by December 31, 2016.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community.  The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. For contractually limited appointments, temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.