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Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Victoria

Faculty Positions (Teaching-Stream) in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria is seeking applicants for up to 2 Teaching-Stream faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor with eligibility for a continuing appointment and an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022 (or as negotiated).

In accordance with the University of Victoria’s Equity Plan, and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, preference will be given to applicants from any of the following equity-deserving groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, women, or those who identify as Black. Candidates from one or more of these equity-deserving groups who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify in their cover letter.

We are seeking individuals who have a record of excellence in teaching, can teach a variety of Computer Science courses at the university level, and have an interest in establishing a long-term teaching career with our Department. We encourage applicants with expertise in any areas of the discipline but experience teaching courses in the areas of computer architecture, digital logic, security or software engineering is a significant asset.

A Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline is required, with a PhD being considered a significant asset. Candidates are expected to provide evidence of the following.

Excellence in undergraduate teaching.
A commitment to pedagogical inquiry and teaching innovation.
Engagement in teaching-related scholarly activities.
Leadership potential in advancing undergraduate education.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV and a teaching dossier. The teaching dossier must include the following information.

Teaching statement
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) statement
Syllabi of courses taught
Samples of course material
Evidence of innovative teaching practices and teaching effectiveness

Evidence of participation in instructional development (e.g., presentations, publications or participation in workshops/conferences related to teaching) will be considered an asset. The EDI statement should briefly describe the candidate’s experience with addressing EDI and/or how the candidate plans to contribute to the EDI goals of the Department (see https://www.uvic.ca/engineering/about/equity/index.php)

In addition to the materials above, applicants must arrange for at least three reference letters to be submitted directly from referees through AcademicJobsOnline. At least two of these reference letters must address the candidate’s pedagogical strength and teaching practice, and at least one of the letters must address the candidate’s subject competency in Computer Science.

Applications should be submitted at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21045.

Please note that you are asked to upload personal information to this service, which is provided as a convenience for you and your referees. The service stores its data on servers located outside of Canada; the data is therefore not in the custody or under the control of the University of Victoria. You may wish to review the privacy statement on academicjobsonline.org. If you do not wish to use this service, please email search@csc.uvic.ca to request application submission instructions.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Please indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

The provisions of the Collective Agreement (www.uvic.ca/vpacademic ) govern the Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (www.uvicfa.ca/).

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity and for this particular search, preference will be given to Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, women, or those who identify as Black. Read our full equity statement here: http://uvic.ca/equitystatement .

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact the Faculty Relations and Academic Administration at frrecruit@uvic.ca . Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

The University of Victoria acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and encourages applicants to explain in their application the impact that these may have had on their record of research achievement.

Please note that reference and background checks, including credential and degree verification, may be undertaken as part of this recruitment process.

The University of Victoria is consistently ranked in the top tier of Canada’s research-intensive universities. Vital impact drives the UVic sense of purpose. As an internationally renowned teaching and research hub, we tackle essential issues that matter to people, places and the planet. Situated in the Pacific Rim, our location breeds a profound passion for exploration. Defined by its edges, this extraordinary environment inspires us to defy boundaries, discover, and innovate in exciting ways. It’s different here, naturally and by design. We live, learn, work and explore on the edge of what’s next—for our planet and its peoples. Our commitment to research-inspired dynamic learning and vital impact make this Canada’s most extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation. Experience the edge of possibilities for yourself.

The University of Victoria campus is located on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish Peoples and we are privileged to do our work in a way that is inspired by their history, customs and culture. Our connections to Indigenous communities – as well as global communities – are important to us.

The closing date for applications is March 10, 2022.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Recruiting Committee Chair:

Recruiting Committee Chair Email: search@csc.uvic.ca Department of Computer Science Telephone: +1-250-472-5704, University of Victoria, Web: http://www.cs.uvic.ca, PO Box 1700, STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2, Canada

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