Career Opportunities

Limited-Term Faculty Appointment in Computer Science

Deadline (Review)/Date limite (Revue) 15 Jul 2018 (Posted: 14 Jun 2018)
Organization/Organisation Western University
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The Department of Computer Science at Western University invites applications for a full-time Limited-Term faculty appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications and experience, to participate primarily in the delivery of Computer Science undergraduate programs. The appointment is expected with a flexible start date of September 1, 2018. The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science. The initial appointment will be up to 5 years in duration and may be renewable. The rank and salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

This position has an 80% Teaching and 20% Service workload distribution. Teaching duties will include up to 3.0 full course equivalents over a twelve-month period, while Service duties will include program coordination, departmental, faculty, university and professional committee work, as appropriate.


  • MSc (minimum) or PhD in Computer Science or a relevant discipline
  • Experience teaching at the postsecondary level


  • Excellence in undergraduate classroom teaching, as evidenced by, but not limited to:
    • Innovative undergraduate course, curriculum, or laboratory design and evaluation
    • Outstanding teaching evaluations
    • The effective implementation of technology in curriculum delivery
    • The use of teaching methods that enhance student engagement and learning
  • Experience in providing high-impact learning experiences for undergraduate students
  • Interest and/or experience in the scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Training in pedagogy or teaching at the university level

Western University offers a full range of academic and professional programs for over 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. General information about Western can be found at In addition, the Teaching Support Centre at Western University ( is an excellent resource for developing best practices in teaching and learning. Western Computer Science is the second largest program in the Faculty of Science and one of the fastest growing programs Western. The university campus is in London Ontario, a city of 410,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. With parks, river valleys, tree-lined streets, and bicycle paths, London is known as

Western University, Faculty of Science
Western Science Centre Room 191, London ON, Canada N6A 5B7

T: 519-661-3041 F: 519-661-3703

the “Forest City”. London has a reasonable cost-of-living, and boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events (see Candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy to the address below. Please also arrange to have the names and contact information for at least three academic references sent in confidence by email or to the address below.

Dr. Hanan Lutfiyya
Department of Computer Science
Western University
1151 Richmond St
London, ON, N6A 5B7

Please ensure that the form available at: is completed and included in your application submission.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified
individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact

Posted on Faculty Relations website June 14, 2018.



Dr. Hanan Lutfiyya
Department of Computer Science
Western University
1151 Richmond St
London, ON, N6A 5B7
London, Canada


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