University of Toronto, Computer & Mathematical Sciences

Position ID:UTSC-CMS-CSMENDELZON [#15737, CS-Mendelzon]
Position Title: Assistant Professor – Contractually Limited Term
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Scarborough, Ontario M1C1A4, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2020/02/10help popup (posted 2019/12/13, listed until 2020/06/26)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a three-year contractually limited term appointment in Computer Science as the Mendelzon Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin on July 1, 2020, and will end on June 30, 2023. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. 

Excellence in research will be demonstrated by publications in leading computer science journals and/or conferences, or forthcoming publications meeting high international level, presentations at significant computer science conferences, a strong research statement submitted as part of the application, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations, as well as strong endorsements from referees. Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials. 

The University of Toronto is an international leader in Computer Science research and education. The successful candidate for this position will be expected to contribute to the enrichment of academic programs at the University’s Scarborough campus. More information about the Department of Computer & Mathematical Sciences can be found at The successful candidate will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. They will be expected to participate actively in the Graduate Department of Computer Science (

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application material for the position must be submitted online through AcademicJobsOnline, It should include the candidate's cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations) and at least three letters of recommendation uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers (on letterhead, signed and scanned). If you have questions about this position, please contact Jolyn Duan, in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences. 

Review of applications will begin after February 10, 2020; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The Mendelzon Visiting Assistant Professorship is a position created in memory of Alberto Mendelzon, FRSC, distinguished computer scientist, and former chair of the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough. 

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse and vibrant metropolitan areas in the world.  

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.  

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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:
1265 Military Trail Room IC 446
Scarborough, Ontario
M1C 1A4

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