[ecoop-info] Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the School of Computing, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Ahmed E. Hassan
ahmed at cs.queensu.ca
Thu Mar 2 05:31:18 CET 2017
The School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s
University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at
the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Foundations of
Computer Science including Theory of Computation, Computer Systems,
Database and Big Data, and Programming Languages. Exceptional
candidates in other areas may be considered. The preferred starting
date is July 1, 2017.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Computer Science,
Software Engineering or a related discipline completed at the start
date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic
and teaching excellence. The successful candidate is expected to play
a major role in the delivery of undergraduate and graduate programs at
the School of Computing. The successful candidate will provide
evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential
for independent research leading to peer-assessed publications in one
of the foundational areas of Computer Science. A commitment to secure
external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding
teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels,
and an ongoing dedication to academic and pedagogical excellence in
support of the School’s programs are requirements for this position.
Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively
in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The
successful candidate will be required to make substantive
contributions through service to the School, the Faculty, the
University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate
with qualifications and experience. Previous sentence can only be
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Queen’s University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive
universities with a global reputation and is a recognized leader in
Canadian higher education. The School of Computing has 21 full-time
and 18 cross-appointed faculty, over 500 undergraduate students, and
over 140 graduate students. The School offers undergraduate programs
in Computer Science, Software Design, Biomedical Computing, Computing
and Mathematics, Computing and the Creative Arts and Cognitive
Science. The School also offers Master’s, and Doctoral programs in
Computer Science and Ultra Large Scale Systems.
Queen’s historic campus is located in the heart of the vibrant
Kingston community in the Thousand Islands region of South Eastern
Ontario. Queen’s is positioned centrally with respect to three major
metropolitan areas: Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. Additional
information about Queen’s University, which may be of interest to
prospective faculty members, can be found at
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.
Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the
workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities,
Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance
with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and
permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather
statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy
are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants
need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all
applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a
Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a
Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do
not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
A complete application consists of:
* a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding
Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the
* a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
* a statement of research interests;
* a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching
outlines and evaluations if available); and
* the names and contact information of three referees.
The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.
Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application
package electronically as a single PDF, Attn: Chair of Faculty Search
Committee at CSsearch at cs.queensu.ca, although hard copy applications
may be submitted to:
Faculty Search Committee
The School of Computing
557 Goodwin Hall
CANADA K7L 3N6
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to
applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into
account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require
accommodation during the interview process, please contact Tom
Bradshaw in The School of Computing, at bradshaw at cs.queensu.ca.
Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective
Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty
Association (QUFA), which is posted at
and at http://www.qufa.ca.
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