University of Victoria, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UVic-CSc-AAP19 [#12671]
Position Title: CS Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Interdisciplinary Areas
Artificial Intelligence
CS Theory
Appl Deadline:2018/12/21help popup* finished (2018/11/05, finished 2019/06/23, listed until 2019/05/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria is seeking applicants for up to four positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  All candidates with research in AI, Systems, Theory, or Interdisciplinary Areas, as broadly defined by CSRankings (, are encouraged to apply.


The Department of Computer Science is fast growing and has a strong record of excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. level.


Located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, the City of Victoria is a wonderful place to live.  It has a vibrant tech sector with over 900 companies, an international airport with direct connections to Seattle, San Francisco, and major Canadian cities, as well as direct seaplane access between downtown Victoria and the downtowns of Vancouver and Seattle.


A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field is required.  Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong record of excellence in research and the potential to develop and maintain an internationally recognized research program.  They are expected to effectively supervise graduate students, teach computer science courses, obtain external funding, and actively participate in departmental activities.  The potential of an applicant’s research program to complement and enrich the existing research strengths of the department will be an important factor in the selection.


Applicants should submit a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, up to three selected relevant publications, and a list of three references.  The research statement should summarize research achievements and propose future research.


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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement (  Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (  The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.


Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact the Faculty Relations and Academic Administration at Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.  The University of Victoria acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and encourages applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions may have had on their record of research achievement.


The University of Victoria Campus is located on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples and we are privileged to do our work in a way that is inspired by their history, customs, and culture.


The closing date for applications is December 21, 2018.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Recruiting Committee Chair.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Computer Science
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700, STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada

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