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Extended Term Faculty Appointment in Computer Science or Software Engineering
Concordia University

  • Sep. 12, 2017
  • Dec. 1, 2017
  • Jul. 1, 2018
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Computer Science
    Computer Engineering
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One of Canada’s most innovative Faculties, Concordia University’s 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, visit the Faculty website.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering has a faculty complement of 40 researchers active in the various areas of computer science and software engineering and its strength has rapidly been growing in recent years. The department offers popular bachelors, masters and PhD degrees in both Computer Science and Software Engineering. Enrollments are stable and strong at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For more information, visit the Department website.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering seeks an outstanding candidate for an Extended Term Appointment (ETA) faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the area of Computer Science or Software Engineering. Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or a related discipline, and a PhD degree in a relevant topic. A successful candidate is expected to have program/course development expertise in the area of digital media technologies, and with demonstrated abilities to work in collaborative multidisciplinary settings, and teach/develop both undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the curriculum and content, and conducting courses. Overall management of this program is also expected. A successful candidate is expected to provide support in teaching/administering the existing and new professional programs within the department. Relevant industrial experience in developing and teaching professional or training programs in industry is an asset. Excellent communication skills are required. A demonstrated ability in handling, preferably large, online classes is an asset.

Under the provisions of the current CUFA Collective Agreement, the primary responsibility of an ETA is course delivery, curriculum development, supervise students’ project work, contribute to program administration, and to the implementation of CEAB Graduate Attributes. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in the province of Quebec, is essential.

Applications should consist of a letter of intent, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names of four referees. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Knowledge of the French language is an asset. Concordia University is committed to employment equity. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate has been identified, but should be submitted by December 1, 2017. Only short-listed applicants will be notified. The position is for a three-year contract, commencing August 2018 or soon thereafter, with the possibility of a three year re-appointment.

Kindly forward electronic applications with the subject "ETA-CSE-Computer Science or Software Engineering 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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