Job Posting Number:
Friday, January 06, 2017
The University of Windsor's School of Computer Science invites applications two (2) One-year Limited-term Lecturer positions to commence on July 1st, 2017. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.
The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor consists of 20 professors, 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 www.uwindsor.ca/cs.
The School is seeking to complement its existing strengths and encourages applicants with demonstrated potential to teach a diverse student population at various university levels. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, as well as interest in collaborating in all aspects of the academic unit. The applicant must be capable of successful teaching of graduate and undergraduate level courses. The candidate will be expected to excel at teaching and regularly update courses in the field, as well as teaching a wider range of topics and levels as assigned. Undergraduate student advising is expected. The candidate will be expected to participate in the School’s collegial activities.
A thesis based M.Sc. in Computer Science is required by the date of appointment. The applicant must demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching. 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 and experience in a learning management system such as Blackboard are expected. Strong English communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
Industry experience including aspects of recognized certifications, student training, and internship placement is an asset. 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, academic communities, and related professional organizations are preferred.
Application Requirements -
a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status; a detailed and current curriculum vitae; a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will 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 www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/links-pd
); 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.
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.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.