University of Victoria, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UVic-CSc-AP [#14745]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Graphics, Systems, Artificial intelligence and machine learning, Theory
Appl Deadline:2019/12/01help popup (posted 2019/10/15, updated 2019/09/20, listed until 2019/12/01)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor Positions in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria is seeking applicants for two positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with eligibility for tenure and with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. We are particularly seeking candidates in the areas of Graphics, Systems, AI and Theory. Yet, candidates in any other area of Computer Science are also 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 PhD 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, 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 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 three referee letters. The research statement should clearly identify the research area, 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.

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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 1, 2019.

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

Recruiting Committee Chair                                              Email:
Department of Computer Science                                    Telephone: +1-250-472-5704
University of Victoria                                                          Web:
PO Box 1700, STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada

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
Engineering Computer Science Building (ECS), Room 504
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2

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