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Tenure-track Position in Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Concordia University

  • Jan. 8, 2018
  • Tenure-track Position in Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Concordia University
    Montreal, QC
  • Dec. 1, 2017
  • Jul. 1, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
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One of Canada’s most innovative Faculties, the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (ENCS) is home to about 8,500 engineering and computer science students and a faculty complement of 208 faculty members. ENCS has 3,500 graduate students enrolled in more than 15 graduate programs. The Faculty’s research profile continues to grow as it fosters multidisciplinary approaches to finding solutions to a broad range of societal challenges. For more information on the Faculty, please visit:

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering has a faculty complement of 42 researchers active in the various areas of computer science and software engineering and its strength has been growing rapidly in recent years. The Department offers PhD , masters and bachelor’s degrees in both Computer Science and Software Engineering. Concordia University attracts high quality domestic and international students in all its programs and enrollments are stable and strong at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. More information on the Department is available at:

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering seeks an outstanding candidate for one tenure-track position in the area of Theoretical Foundations in Computer Science and Software Engineering. We will consider applicants in all research areas related to the above specialization, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose research is in theoretical models, algorithms and analysis of algorithms. The appointment is intended to be at the rank of Assistant Professor but exceptional candidates at the Associate level may also be considered.

Applicants must possess a PhD degree in computer science, software engineering or computer engineering or a related area and also possess research and development expertise in the area of computer science theory and applications. A successful candidate is expected to provide academic leadership, establish a strong externally funded research program, demonstrated abilities to work in collaborative multidisciplinary settings and teach/develop both undergraduate and graduate courses. Strong commitment to the supervision of graduate student research and to excellence in teaching are essential. Relevant industrial experience is an asset. Excellent communication skills are required. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in the province of Quebec, is essential.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and the names of at least four referees. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017 and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate has been identified. Only short-listed applicants will be notified. This appointment is expected to commence in July 2018.

Kindly forward electronic applications with the subject "Tenure-Track-CSE-Theory position" to:

Dr. Sudhir Mudur, Chair
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Concordia is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

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