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School of Computer Science - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity or Computer Networks and Security

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Deadline Date: 
Friday, January 06, 2017
The University of Windsor's School of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Cybersecurity or Computer Networks and Security, commencing July 1, 2017.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor consists of 20 faculty members, 8 support staff, over 400 undergraduate students, and approximately 200 graduate students.  Areas of funded research include Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Distributed and High-Performance Computing, Graphics, Image Processing, Information Retrieval, Networks, Software Engineering, NLP, and Theoretical Computer Science.  For further information about the School of Computer Science, visit our website at
The School is seeking to complement its existing strengths and encourages applicants with demonstrated potential to build an internationally recognized, externally funded, exceptional research program in the area of Cybersecurity or Computer Networks and Security.  The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research and teaching, as well as interest in collaborating in all aspects of the academic unit.  The applicant must show potential to become an innovative independent researcher and a leader in his or her field.  The applicant must be capable of successful supervision of graduate students and teaching of graduate level courses.  The candidate will be expected to excel at teaching and regularly update undergraduate courses in the field, as well as teaching a wider range of topics and levels as assigned.  Undergraduate student supervision and advising are expected.  The candidate will be expected to collaborate with other faculty members from within and outside the School of Computer Science, obtain external funding, and actively participate in the School’s activities.  Professional and departmental/institutional services are also expected.
A Ph.D. in Computer Science is required by the date of appointment.  The applicant must demonstrate a record of, or show potential for, excellence in research in the area of this advertisement, and in teaching.  A demonstrated research record should be supported by evidence such as recent high impact refereed publications, external grants, and any record of successful student supervision and research collaborations.  A demonstrated teaching record supported by a recent teaching dossier, student evaluations, and record of course development and teaching are required.  A potential for excellent teaching of a wide variety of computer science courses at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate programs is expected.  The applicant should demonstrate his/her interest in collaborating in all aspects of an academic department, showing evidence where applicable of recent service record in the professional and departmental/institutional unit.  Strong English communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
Industry related experience and/or experience with successful industry funded projects are recommended.  An established research record supported by individual or team grants; involvement in course and curriculum development; demonstrated record of high quality teaching with the ability to teach a wide range of courses; excellent teaching scores in North American institutions; demonstrated record of service to university, departmental communities, and also to professional organizations; and involvement in professional and community service are preferred.
Application Requirements - a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status; a statement of research activities and impact; a detailed and current curriculum vitae; 3 samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of the applicant’s contribution to any jointly authored pieces; a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that would include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at; graduate transcripts; and three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Director at the address or email listed below.
Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.  The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of January 6, 2017.  Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointment committee. 


When completing the online application, please reference:

Job Number:  001916TT-2017-CS

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Ziad Kobti, Director 
School of Computer Science, Faculty of Science
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 3714
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students.  We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.
If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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