Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Positions

Lassonde School of Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, is seeking two outstanding candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor. Priority hiring areas are Computer Vision, Robotics and Big Data although exceptional applicants in other areas of computer science will be considered. Appointments are to commence on July 1, 2016.

Successful candidates will have a PhD in Computer Science, or a closely related field, and a research record commensurate with rank.  The successful candidates are 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 candidates will have the ability to participate in partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions, new or currently undertaken, and demonstrated expertise and leadership or the promise thereof in teaching and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level in Computer Science.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the leading academic and research departments in Canada with over forty-five 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 and PhD degrees and the more applied MASc degree.  Further information about the Lassonde School of Engineering, with departmental link for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science can be found at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/

Applicants should complete the online application process at http://lassonde.fluidreview.com.  A complete on-line application shall include a cover letter, a detailed CV, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, and three reference letters.  Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2015.


About the Lassonde School of Engineering

Solving our greatest challenges takes more than technical talent alone. The world needs engineers with passion and perspective – or as we call them at the Lassonde School of Engineering: Renaissance EngineersTM. Lassonde School of Engineering graduates students who: *Think in big systems not little silos *Design with people in mind *Understand real world consequences

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering is a highly ambitious $250-million academic start-up at York University. The Lassonde School of Engineering currently offers 12 undergraduate programs in engineering, computer science and earth & space science with student numbers set to expand to 2,000 over the next five years. The School’s new home, with state of the art research and innovative teaching spaces, opens fall 2015.

Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.  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 http://yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.