The Department of Computer Science at St. Francis Xavier University invites applications for a three-year (36-month) Limited Term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2021. Excellent applicants in all areas of Computer Science will be considered. Applicants with a research and teaching focus on Theoretical Computer Science are especially encouraged to apply. The applicant would be eligible to apply for an NSERC grant.

The Department offers undergraduate programs and a thesis-based Master’s of Science in Computer Science. The Department has also recently launched a course-based Master’s as well as a post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence. The candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth and direction of the new programs.

The successful candidate should hold a PhD (or nearly completed) in Computer Science. The candidate must show a strong commitment to teaching. While the primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, the Department is also looking for candidates with a commitment to research. The Department is seeking candidates who are committed to contributing to StFX’s priorities of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Demonstrated ability in fostering a climate of inclusion in the classroom is an asset.

Application material should include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests and the contact information for three references. Applications should be directed to Dr. Iker Gondra, Chair and sent via email in the form of one pdf file to: rtmacdon@stfx.ca with the subject line “LTA_CS_2021”.

To learn more about the Department of Computer Science, St. Francis Xavier University, please visit our website at http://www2.mystfx.ca/computer-science/

The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

LOCATION

Antigonish

ORGANIZATION

Department of Computer Science
St. Francis Xavier University

EMAIL

rtmacdon@stfx.ca

EMPLOYER JOB POST

https://www2.mystfx.ca/hr/sites/mystfx.ca.hr/files/CS.3year.LT_.Approved.pdf

ADDRESS

Department of Computer Science
2323 Notre Dame Avenue
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish
NS
B2G 2W5

TYPE

Research + Teaching

CLASSIFICATION

Assistant Professor

TENURED POSITION

No

RESEARCH FIELDS

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