Career Opportunities

Limited term (3-year) Instructor in Computer Science

Deadline (Review)/Date limite (Revue) 18 May 2018 (Posted: 25 Apr 2019)
Organization/Organisation Dalhousie University
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The Faculty of Computer Science is seeking candidates for up to two 3-year limited term instructor positions. The positions will primarily involve teaching undergraduate and graduate courses predominantly in the Master of Applied Computer Science Program, and participating in other Faculty administration and student affairs, such as the Curriculum Committee and student advising. The course areas to be taught include Cloud Computing, Databases, Data Management, Data mining, Data Warehousing, Mobile Computing, Software Development, Software Analysis, Quality Assurance, and Software Engineering.

The successful candidates to these positions must meet the following requirements:

  • At least a Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Either a history of excellent teaching at a university or enterprise, OR leadership experience in

    professional development

  • Experience with current trends in industry practices and platforms substantiated by industry

    experience or applied research.

Additional desirable qualifications are as follows:

  • Recent experience in the ICT industry, particularly with large software projects
  • A network of industry contacts who could be called upon to complement the academic course content
  • A specialization or experience in at least one of the areas listed in the first paragraph

Although the instructor is not expected to conduct research, the successful candidate will have a well- defined area of interest in CS in which they will remain current and be able to teach senior-level and graduate courses.

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for this position with a package including a C.V.; cover letter; a teaching dossier or project portfolio, as applicable; and the addresses and emails of three references. The applicant must also include the Equity Self-Identification form as part of their application material (see URL below).

Application packages should be submitted in PDF format to by May 18, 2018. Please also arrange for your referees to forward letters of reference directly to this email address by the same deadline.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.



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