Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - Associate/Full Professor (Markham Campus)

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Markham Campus

York University is looking for a leader to help develop a new program within the field of computer science for the university's new campus in Markham, just outside of Toronto, Canada.  You will have the opportunity to build an innovative, professionally relevant educational experience from the ground up.  You will have the support of your colleagues in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, which is well-established at the university's main campus as part of the Lassonde School of Engineering.

You will be based at the York University Markham Centre Campus when the new campus is operational (expected in Fall 2021). Between July 1, 2019 and the opening of the Markham campus, you will teach and conduct research at York’s Keele campus while leading the development of our department’s exciting new academic program at the new Markham campus.

We encourage you to apply for a tenure-stream position at the level of Associate or Full Professor, to commence July 1, 2019. We are a creative and forward-thinking school, building a diverse faculty who can mentor our diverse student body. We support our new faculty in innovative ways. You will have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field. You will have a strong research record in any field of computer science, matched with proven student-centred teaching and program development expertise including:

  • leveraging community involvement;
  • experiential education;
  • eLearning;
  • evidence-based pedagogical innovations.

You will receive start-up funding, and a reduced teaching load while leading the development of our program for the new Markham campus.

In joining us at the Associate or Full Professor level, you will continue to:

  • provide academic leadership;
  • demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • engage in curricular and pedagogical innovation;
  • develop a unique, externally funded research program;
  • supervise graduate students;
  • be eligible to join our Faculty of Graduate Studies; and
  • participate in new or existing partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions.

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/

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.

For further information about the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science please visit http://eecs.lassonde.yorku.ca.

You should complete the online application process at https://lassonde.fluidreview.com/. Include a cover letter (indicating the rank you wish to be considered for), a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, as well as the names and contact information for three references. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2018.

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, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.