Teaching Faculty (Lecturer)

The School of Computing Science invites applications for a full time continuing Lecturer position (Teaching Faculty).  A successful candidate will be expected to teach various Computing Science courses at introductory and advanced levels at the Surrey and Burnaby campuses of SFU.  Candidates are expected to have passion for teaching, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for developing new courses, and working knowledge of modern teaching methods and supporting tools (e.g., automatic code grading, online course delivery, pair/peer programming, online discussion forums, automatic code similarity check, and MOOCs).

An M.Sc. in Computing Science or a related discipline is required.  A Ph.D. or relevant industry experience would be an asset.  Applicants with experience in the areas of systems, security, and software engineering will be given priority. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world. The School of Computing Science has been consistently ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally.  The School currently has 52 faculty members, approximately 350 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors.

The review of applications will start on September 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.  For more information about Teaching Appointments at SFU see:


To apply, submit your curriculum vitae and teaching statement, as well as the names and email addresses of three references to:


For questions or inquiries please contact:


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:


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