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Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for teaching stream tenure-track positions in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence on or soon after July 1, 2023. There are two (2) positions available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

These positions will teach at York’s Keele campus and contribute to the development of the experiential-learning-centric and community-based computer science program. One position will be in the computer security field, and the other a pedagogical specialist in first year teaching.

At the start of the appointment, candidates should have (i) a PhD in Computer Science (or related field), (ii) a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) along with a doctorate focusing on higher education pedagogy (such as EdD), or (iii) both Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Computer Science (or related field) with a significant record of professional experience in computer science. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cybersecurity, software development, cloud computing, or data science. Experience in collaborating with industry and community partners is an asset. The successful candidates will be expected to teach primarily undergraduate courses and to provide educational management, guidance, and direction in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the workplace and classroom.

The successful candidates will demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses through their teaching statement, teaching accomplishments, and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning, work-integrated and community-based learning, teaching evaluations, and strong letters of reference. The successful candidates will also demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success, the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to computer science teaching, learning and program design, and demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to innovation in teaching. Experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment is preferred. The successful candidates are also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the foremost academic and research departments in Canada with more than 60 faculty members and offers a range of undergraduate programs and research-intensive graduate degrees. For further information please visit http://eecs.lassonde.yorku.ca.

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs to educate multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact eecsjoin@yorku.ca.

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 women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and those who self-identify as 2SLGBTQ+, can be found at http://yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so as part of the online application process. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form, which is included as part of the online application process.

Applicants should complete the online application process at http://apply.interfolio.com/113615. Include a signed letter of application outlining professional experience (indicating the position for which you wish to be considered) a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including sample course outlines, student evaluations, teaching reviews, workshop and professional development programs attended or led, if applicable). Candidates selected for further consideration will be expected to provide contact details for three referees. The review of applications will commence on October 15, 2022, and for full consideration we need to have received your complete application materials by October 30, 2022.

Questions concerning the search may be directed to eecsjoin@yorku.ca.