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Computing Science, Lecturer, Technical Writing and Ethics

5 February 2020
15 March 2020 (Soft)
Start Date
1 June 2020 (Approximate)
School of Computing Sceince,
ASB 9971-8888 University Drive,
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
(778) 782-3128
Teaching Only
Tenured Position
Research Fields
The School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a continuing teaching position in the area of Technical Writing and Ethics. The School of Computing Science has been consistently ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally.

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include the following:

Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses such as:
-Technical Writing
-Oral and Written Communications Skills
-Social Implications of Computerized Society
-Research Methodologies and Intellectual Property Management

Contribute actively in building a vibrant culture in the School, with service contributions to areas such as:
-Academic integrity and student conduct
-Broad based admissions, recruiting and outreach
-Experiential learning and capstone project coordination
-Curriculum management (undergraduate or graduate)
-Diversity, equity and inclusion
-Student liason

The ideal candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications:

-A doctoral or master's degree in Computer Science or a related scientific/technical engineering discipline
-Formal education and/or training in technical writing
-Academic and/or industrial experience of teaching and developing technical writing courses
-Passion for teaching, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for developing new courses, and leadership and group management skills
-Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and the names and email addresses of at least three referees to our on-line application system.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 15, 2020. Applications received after this deadline may be reviewed as far as the position is still open. Any inquiries regarding this posting may be directed to
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