Career Opportunities

Tenure-Stream Position in Computer Science applied to Information Systems and management

Deadline (Review)/Date limite (Revue) 22 Oct 2018 (Posted: 23 Sep 2018)
Organization/Organisation Dalhousie University
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Dalhousie University is recognized internationally for our world-class academic programs and as one of Canada’s leading research institutions. With our 200th anniversary in 2018, Dalhousie welcomes talented scholars to our home by the ocean and to join our mission to make a lasting impact through the discovery, advancement and sharing of knowledge.

The Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University ( is seeking to build new capacity in the area of information systems and management. This is a probationary tenure-track, tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor, as agreed at the time of hire and based on the applicant’s previous experience. The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar who holds (or will have completed by the time of appointment) a PhD in information systems or management information systems with a strong technical background; or in Computer Science with a strong applied focus on Information Systems. Evidence of an aptitude for both research and teaching is essential. The ideal candidate’s teaching and research should have an applied focus on areas including design and implementation, systems analysis and development with an understanding of the digital economy and digital transformation. Additionally, evidence of academic leadership is required as the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to either the upcoming Master’s of Digital Innovation, or the Bachelor of Applied Computer Science.

The Faculty of Computer Science is developing a new Masters program in Digital Innovation jointly with the Faculty of Management. Related positions are being advertised in the Faculty of Computer Science, Rowe School of Business, and School of Information Management. It is an occasion to join a strong and diversified team, in an environment where new programs are being introduced. Please see also the School of Information Management posting ( ) and the Rowe School of Business posting ( for details on those positions and how to apply. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit applications to more than one competition.

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia (, which is the largest city in Atlantic Canada and affords its residents a high quality of life. Dalhousie University is a member of the U15 research-intensive universities in Canada. The Faculty of Computer Science is a research-intensive faculty within Dalhousie, with 30 faculty members, including Tier I and Tier II CRCs, and over 1200 students, one third of whom are graduate students at the Master’s or Doctoral level. It offers Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Master of Computer Science, Master of Applied Computer Science, and PhD programs. The Faculty also partners with other Faculties in the University to offer the Master of Electronic Commerce, Master of Health Informatics, and Master of Science, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics programs, and is an active participant in the Interdisciplinary PhD program.

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

Applications must include an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, sample publications, and the names, email addresses and physical addresses of three referees. A complete application must also include a separate completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at Review of applications will commence November 1st, 2018. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018. To receive full consideration, please submit your application by this deadline. Applications received after October 22 may also be considered.

Applicants should provide their referees with the URL of this advertisement (see below), and request that they forward letters of reference by email to the same address.

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Faculty of Computer Science,
Dalhousie University
6050 University Avenue
PO BOX 15000
Halifax, Canada B3H 4R2


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