|UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA
Computer Science Program
Collage of Science and Management
The University of Northern British Columbia’s Computer Science Department http://www.unbc.ca/computer-science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will have expertise in either Big Data or the Internet of Things. Strong candidates from other emerging areas will also be considered. The primary responsibilities for this position are, teaching at both undergraduate and graduate (MSc) levels, development of course materials in collaboration with other faculty, and establishing an externally funded research program in a field relevant to the Computer Science department. The preferred start date for this position is July 1, 2017, though a later start date may be negotiable.
Applicants for this position must hold a doctorate in Computer Science, or closely related field and demonstrate capacity to develop an original, externally funded research program. Applicants are strongly encouraged to present evidence of excellence in teaching. The candidate’s research will be evaluated in the context of UNBC’s undergraduate and graduate educational mission to foster multidisciplinary research and encourage collaborations across academic departments.
Application domains of particular interest include, management of natural resources, environmental science, health science, management information science, and other areas relevant to the University’s mission
Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities and was rated #1 in its category in the 2015 and 2016 Maclean’s survey. UNBC is strongly committed to excellence in teaching and research. We are leading the way to a more sustainable future through our passion for discovery, people, the environment, and the North.
Prince George is a city of approximately 80,000 people with a range of cultural, educational and recreational amenities including a wide range of outdoor activities such as skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly-fishing, hiking and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work. The city is also home to a symphony orchestra, art gallery, professional theatre, a WHL hockey team, science centre, and a community college. For more information about living and working in Prince George please consult www.unbc.ca/northernbc .
Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FACS08-17-AJO to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. David Casperson, Chair of Computer Sciences, at Telephone: (250)960-6672, Email: David.Casperson@unbc.ca
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Applications received on or before April 7, 2017, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.|