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Professor positions in Computer Science

29 September 2019
30 November 2019 (Soft)
Start Date
1 July 2020 (Approximate)
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science,
University of Waterloo,
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Research + Teaching
Tenured Position
Assistant Professor
Research Fields
The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science invites applications for ten tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, subject to budget approval. Tenured appointments at the Associate and Full Professor level are possible as circumstances warrant.

Excellent faculty members are sought who will enhance the school’s strength in Computer Science. Priority areas include:

1) Artificial Intelligence (esp. Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Multi-agent Systems)
2) Bioinformatics
3) Computer Security and Privacy Enhancing Technologies
4) Data Systems (esp. Information Retrieval and Data Science Infrastructure)

As well, there are one or more positions that are open to all areas of Computer Science. All successful applicants are expected to engage actively in graduate student supervision and teaching, to contribute to the overall development of the school, and to be, or to have demonstrated the potential to be, leaders in their research field. A PhD in Computer Science, or equivalent, is required. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $120,000 – $180,000 and negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The expected start date for these positions is July 1, 2020 though the actual start date is flexible.

To submit an application, please register at the submission site: Once registered, instructions will be provided regarding how to submit your full application. Applications will be considered as soon as possible when received, with full consideration assured for those received by November 30, 2019.
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