Assistant Professor (3 positions)

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The Department of Computer Science at Memorial University invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting May 1st, 2023. A PhD in Computer Science or related field is required at the time of appointment. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, leading an externally funded research program, supervision of research by PhD and MSc students, as well as undergraduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and normal administrative responsibilities. Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, as stipulated by the Collective Agreement. The positions are subject to budgetary approval.

We are preferentially looking for applicants with a research focus on software engineering, databases, or foundations/theory of artificial intelligence. Exceptional candidates in other areas of Computer Science will also be considered. Applicants are expected to possess a strong research record with outstanding promise for future research, and demonstrate excellent undergraduate and graduate teaching capabilities. A successful candidate is expected to 1) conduct high impact research, producing quality publications and building a well-funded research program; and 2) teach in the area(s) of their expertise, as well as fundamentals of Computer Science.

Applications received by January 8, 2023 will be considered. Applicants should submit the following materials:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Description of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy
  • Description of research and academic goals
  • Brief description of commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Maximum of three selected (p)reprints of publications
  • List of three referees with full contact information and email address

All material should be emailed with reference to position COMP-F03139-2022-46/COMP-F01211-2022-47/COMP-F03272-2022-194 and with two pdf attachments: Attachment 1 should include CV, teaching statement, research statement, and list of three referees with full contact information and email address; and Attachment 2 should include three selected (p) reprints of publications. The filenames of the attachments should contain the last name of the applicant.

Dr. Adrian Fiech, Head
Department of Computer Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X5

The Department currently has 20 tenured/tenure-track and two teaching-term faculty members. The Department supports B.Sc., BA, M.Sc., and PhD programs in Computer Science and interdisciplinary graduate programs with other faculties. For further details, visit

Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities / racialized persons; ethnic minorities, and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For more information about Memorial, please visit

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