University of Toronto, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UofT-Department of Computer Science-ASSTPDSCUTSC [#20544]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Distributed Systems
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E4, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Distributed Systems
Appl Deadline:2022/01/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/11/18, listed until 2022/01/10)
Position Description:    

The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for up to two (2) full-time tenure stream appointments in the area of Distributed Systems. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.

 

We seek applications from candidates conducting research in the area of Distributed Systems, broadly construed. We seek exceptional candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. We also welcome exceptional candidates who transcend traditional computer science backgrounds.

 

Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or a related field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, and demonstrate a strong record of excellence in research at the highest international level and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level, to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program, and to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision.

 

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research, which can be demonstrated by a record of contributions and publications in top-ranked field-relevant journals or conferences, or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature.

 

Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels through a strong teaching statement highlighting previous experience that can include leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, delivering conference presentations or posters, or experience as a teaching assistant or course instructor. A commitment to excellence in teaching may also be demonstrated through materials such as sample course syllabi (for courses delivered or planned by the candidate), course evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application. Professional or lived experiences that enhance the ability to teach a diverse student body are highly valued.

 

Candidates must also provide evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment, as demonstrated through the application materials.  

 

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world. It is an international leader in Computer Science research and education. The successful candidate will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. The successful candidate will be expected to participate actively in the Graduate Department of Computer Science, www.cs.toronto.edu.

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and is competitive with our North American peers. 

 

Application materials for the position must be submitted online through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20544. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a list of publications; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; and a strong teaching statement. Applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, signed and scanned) uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers.

 

Applicants should endeavour to submit all materials (including reference letters) by December 6, 2021, when we will start reviewing applications. However, we will give full consideration to all applications submitted by the closing date of January 10, 2022. 

 

For questions about the position, please contact Jolyn Duan at jolyn.duan@utoronto.ca and for more information about our department, please see our website http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/.


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

Diversity Statement
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, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
40 St.George Street, Rm. 4244
Toronto, ON M5S 2E4
CANADA

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