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 a professorial stream tenured or tenure-track appointment in Theory of Computation or Data Science at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on experience – to commence July 1, 2022. There are five (5) positions available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
A PhD in computer science or a closely related field is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence, or promise of excellence (depending on the rank of the appointment), in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research in Theory of Computing broadly interpreted (including, but not limited to algorithms, complexity and cryptography) or Data Science broadly interpreted (including, but not limited to data mining and visualization, big data systems and natural language processing). Outstanding candidates from other areas of computer science may also be considered.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and externally funded research at the highest level. Successful candidates whose research is AI-related will also be supported in seeking affiliation with the Vector Institute in Toronto, one of the world’s premiere AI research centres.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international calibre, as demonstrated by, for example: the research statement; a record of publications in significant journals and/or conferences in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and recommendations from referees of high standing. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching, and the successful candidate 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 means such as: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and 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, offering 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 https://lassonde.yorku.ca/.
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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 visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ 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 https://apply.lassonde.yorku.ca/. Include a cover letter (indicating position, and the rank you wish to be considered for), a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications. The review of applications will commence on November 15, 2021, and for full consideration we need to have received your complete application materials by November 30, 2021.