Career Opportunities

Tenure Track Position in Data Science

Deadline (Review)/Date limite (Revue) 1 Dec 2018 (Posted: 30 Oct 2018)
Organization/Organisation Carleton University
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The School of Computer Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track appointment in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is in Data Science/Data Analytics or in areas of Machine Learning/ Al that are relevant to Data Science. We are interested in both theoretical and applied research.

About the Academic Unit

The School has 33 full-time faculty members and particular research strengths in bioinformatics, computational geometry, computer security, big data analytics, databases and information systems, graphics, HCI, high-performance computing, machine learning, networks and distributed computing. The School offers a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and graduate programs at the Masters and Ph.D. level. For more information about the School of Computer Science, please consult


A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required. Candidates should provide evidence of strong research potential and should have a commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Application instructions:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and supporting documents and should be sent electronically as a single PDF file to Supporting documents should include a statement of research interests and a description of teaching interests and experience. Applicants should arrange for at least three references to e-mail their reference letters to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration submit your application (including reference letters) by December 1, 2018.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 29,000 students, 950 academic faculty, and 2,000 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more
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Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peo

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

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


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