EECS - Computer Engineering

EECS - Computer Engineering

Do you love research and teaching? Do you want to work in a dynamic, team-oriented and progressive environment? Then you should join us at York University's Lassonde School of Engineering in Toronto, Canada. Our Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department encourages you to apply for a tenure-track professorial stream position in Computer Engineering. You will have proven strong research capability in digital systems hardware areas such as:

  • Computer architecture
  • Hardware for embedded, mobile, wearable or cyber-physical computing systems 
  • Hardware-software codesign
  • Configurable and application-specific hardware
  • Dependable and secure computing hardware
  • Energy/reliability/security-aware VLSI systems
  • Computer-aided design, testing and verification of digital systems

The rank is at the level of Assistant Professor and you will have a PhD in Computer Engineering or closely related field. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. The start  date is July 1, 2020.

You will receive start-up funding, and a reduced teaching load in the first year. 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. As a new faculty member, you will:

  • demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching and scholarly research;
  • teach computer engineering, architecture and digital systems courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels of our Computer Engineering program;
  • engage in curricular scholarship and innovation;
  • develop an independent, externally funded research program;
  • supervise graduate students;
  • be eligible to join our Faculty of Graduate Studies;
  • participate in new or existing partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions;
  • demonstrate leadership or potential for leadership.
  • demonstrate your commitment to the engineering profession in Canada by being licensed as a Professional Engineer or by becoming licensed soon after appointment

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

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 60 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

You should complete the online application process at Include a cover letter, 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. We will start reviewing complete applications on November 1, 2019.  For full consideration, we need to have received your complete application materials by November 15, 2019.

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 Professor R. Allison, Chair of the Search Committee at

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  or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify 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.