Western University, Computer Science Department

Position ID:Western University-Computer Science Department-LT [#19208]
Position Title: Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Limited Term, Computer Science, Western University
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2021/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/08/18)
Position Description:    

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Limited-Term Appointment in Computer Science

Western University invites applications for a three-year Limited-Term faculty appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications and experience, to participate primarily in the delivery of Computer Science undergraduate programs. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science. The salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications and experience.

This position has an 80% Teaching and 20% Service workload distribution. Teaching duties will include up to 3.0 full course equivalents over a twelve-month period, while Service duties will include program coordination.

Requirements - MSc or PhD in Computer Science - Experience teaching at the postsecondary level that includes core computer science courses and courses for non-CS majors

Assets: - Excellence in undergraduate classroom teaching, as evidenced by, but not limited to: o Innovative undergraduate course, curriculum, or laboratory design and evaluation o Outstanding teaching evaluations o The effective implementation of technology in curriculum delivery o The use of teaching methods that enhance student engagement and learning - Experience in providing high-impact learning experiences for undergraduate students - Interest and/or experience in the scholarship of teaching and learning - Training in pedagogy or teaching at the university level

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

Computer Science (csd.uwo.ca) is a research-intensive Department in Western's Faculty of Science, with both undergraduate and graduate programs. Established research areas within the Department include algorithms, artificial intelligence and machine learning, bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, distributed systems, software engineering and theoretical computer science. The Department has strong ties to industry and strongly encourages and supports participation in interdisciplinary research. The Department jointly offers an undergraduate data science program, a professional Master's in data analytics and a collaborative Master's program in Artificial Intelligence. Research is supported by the SHARCNET high performance computing facilities and the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP).

The university campus is in London Ontario, a city of 410,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. With parks, river valleys, tree-lined streets, and bicycle paths, London is known as the "Forest City". London has a reasonable cost-of-living, and boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events (see http://www.goodmovelondon.com/).

Candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy to the email address below. Please also send the names and contact information for at least three academic references. Please ensure that the form available at: http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf is completed and included in your application submission.

Applications should be sent via email to the attention of: Dr. Michael Domaratzki Chair, Department of Computer Science Western University 1151 Richmond St London, ON, N6A 5B7 Email: sstraat@uwo.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Sara Straatman at sstraat@uwo.ca


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Contact: Dr. Michael Domaratzki
Email: email
Postal Mail:
1151 Richmond St
Department of Computer Science
Middlesex College, room 355
The University of Western Ontario
London, ON N6A 5b7
Web Page: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/computer-science-ad-aug-2021.pdf

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