NSERC Canada Research Chairs (Tier 1) in Computer Science

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The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invites applications for two tenured faculty positions.

Exceptional scholars and researchers at the rank of Full Professor or Associate Professor are sought who are eligible to apply for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC). This call is open only to qualified individuals who self-identify as women, transgender, non-binary, or two-spirit. Priority research areas include:

Position 1, all areas of Artificial Intelligence.
Position 2, all areas of Computer Science.

Applicants must have either earned a doctoral degree or an equivalent terminal degree in Computer Science. Applicants should be at the rank of Full Professor or Associate Professor who are expected to be promoted to the rank of Full Professor within one to two years of nomination.

The successful candidates will be appointed as regular members of the School and each subsequently nominated for a Tier 1 CRC. Nominations for CRCs are subject to review by the CRC Secretariat and appointment as a CRC is conditional on the Secretariat’s approval. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, service to the unit, and the supervision of graduate students. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $170,000 – $250,000 and negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The expected start date for these positions is July 1, 2022, though the actual start date is flexible.

To submit an application, please register at the submission site: https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/faculty-recruiting. Once registered, instructions will be provided regarding how to submit your full application. Applications will be considered as soon as possible when received, with full consideration assured for those received by January 31, 2022.

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