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Full-time Limited Term (36 months) Position in Computer Science

16 July 2019
16 September 2019 (Soft)
Start Date
1 January 2020 (No earlier than)
Department of Computer Science
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, NS
Research + Teaching
Tenured Position
Assistant Professor
Research Fields
The Department of Computer Science at St. Francis Xavier University invites applications for three (3) full-time Limited Term appointments. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The first appointment is a three-year (36 months) position starting January 1, 2020.
The second appointment is a three-year (36 months) position starting September 1, 2020.
The third appointment is a two-year (24 months) position starting September 1, 2020.

The Department of Computer Science offers undergraduate programs (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science) and a thesis-based Master’s of Science in Computer Science. The Department has also recently launched a new course-based Master’s of Applied Science in Computer Science and a post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence to complement other undergraduate degrees. The candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth, direction and success of the new programs in the department. To learn more about the Department of Computer Science, St. Francis Xavier University, please visit our website at

The successful candidates should hold a PhD (or a nearly completed PhD) in Computer Science or a closely related field. The candidates must show a strong commitment to teaching. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidates will be teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in Computer Science.

Application material should include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests and the contact information for three references. Applicants should indicate whether they are interested in being considered for only one or for more than one of the three positions, and specify which position(s). The application must be submitted electronically in the form of one pdf file sent to: with subject line LTA_CS_2020.
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