University of Victoria, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UVic-CSc-ATPR [#18087]
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor positions
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Programming languages and compilers, Security, Software Engineering, Real-time Systems, Teaching Stream Appointment
Starting Date:2021/07/01
Appl Deadline:2021/03/19 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2021/02/05, updated 2021/02/04, listed until 2021/03/19)
Position Description:    

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Department of Computer Science,
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Victoria

Assistant Teaching Professor positions in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria, Canada is seeking applicants for two positions at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor with eligibility for continuing appointment and with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021.

We are seeking individuals who have a record of excellence in teaching, can teach a variety of computer science courses at the university level, and have an interest in establishing a long-term teaching career with our Department.  We encourage applicants with expertise in any area but the following are of particular interest given our current department needs: introductory programming, software engineering, security and real-time systems.

Successful candidates will have a PhD in computer science or related area, completed by the appointment date. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate student teaching, aim to engage in teaching-related scholarly activities, and have leadership potential in advancing our undergraduate student education. Candidates should demonstrate their commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. The position requires administrative, organizational, mentoring and leadership skills to be able to coordinate large first and second year undergraduate courses, and supervise labs for first and second year courses.

Our department is undergoing significant expansion, 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, 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and teaching dossier including course syllabi and teaching evaluations and a list of at least three references including addresses, emails and phone numbers. In particular, we ask for at least two teaching reference letters addressing the candidate's pedagogical strength, and at least one letter addressing the candidate’s subject competency in computer science. Evidence of participation in instructional development (e.g., teaching-related workshops, teaching-related conferences and presentations, or publications) will be considered as an asset.

Applications should be submitted at:

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UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here:

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The University of Victoria acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record and encourages applicants to explain in their application the impact that these may have had on their record.

Please note that reference and background checks, including credential and degree verification, may be undertaken as part of this recruitment process.

The University of Victoria campus is located on the traditional territories 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. Our connections to Indigenous communities – as well as global communities – are important to us.

The closing date for applications is March 19, 2021.

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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