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

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University invites highly-qualified candidates to apply for two (2) professorial stream tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department is interested in candidates with expertise in the areas of Software Engineering and/or Embedded Systems to commence on July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidates must have a PhD in hand or be very near completion in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or a closely related field, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in research and teaching.  Candidates must hold, or be eligible to receive, a Professional Engineering license in Canada soon after appointment.

The successful candidates are expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, externally funded research at the highest level. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of excellence of a recognized international caliber as demonstrated by: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

These positions will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching, and the successful candidates must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations; including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

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

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

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

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 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.

You should complete the online application at Include the following documents:

  • a cover letter (indicating the position and the rank you wish to be considered for),
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a statement of the research program that you would seek to establish at York,
  • a statement outlining your teaching philosophy and contributions to teaching (and curriculum development, if applicable), and
  • three sample research publications.

Candidates selected for further consideration will be expected to provide contact details for three referees. For full consideration, we need to have received your complete application by October 30, 2022.

Questions concerning the search may be directed to