Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto

Position ID:UofT-Department of Computer Science-MLAP [#9139]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Machine Learning
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2017/06/19* finished (posted 2017/05/08, finished 2017/10/26, listed until 2017/06/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Machine Learning. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on September 1, 2017.

We are interested in candidates with a background in machine learning who have a research agenda focused on deep learning. We are especially interested in exceptional candidates who complement our existing strengths.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter.

Evidence of excellence in research and teaching at the highest international levels is required. Excellence in research will be evidenced primarily by output of research or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, publications in top ranked field relevant journals, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, and strong reference letters by referees of top international stature. Teaching excellence will be demonstrated by awards and accolades, teaching accomplishments as well as strong endorsements by referees.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in computer science research and education. Successful candidates are expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level; to establish a strong, externally funded independent research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; and to contribute to the enrichment of both undergraduate and graduate programs in the department.

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

Applicants should apply online through AcademicJobsOnline, , and include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and research and teaching statements. Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers.

Review of applications will begin after June 19, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the Department of Computer Science see our website at  or contact Sara Burns at 

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:
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
3303-10 King's College Road
Toronto, ON M5S 3G4

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