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University Research Associate (URA)
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Tenure-track Faculty Positions

The School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. We have multiple openings and will consider applications at all ranks, including assistant, associate, and full professor.  Excellent applicants in all areas of computer science will be considered. Applicants with research focus on computer security, artificial intelligence, networks and systems, and quantum computing will be given priority.

A successful candidate will be expected to lead a team of graduate students in research and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in research.  A record of, or potential for (in the case of a junior candidate), high-quality graduate student supervision, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. A Ph.D. in computer science or related area is required by the start of the appointment. Applicants with a commitment to the advancement of women and minorities in computer science will be given priority.

Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world. The School of Computing Science has been consistently ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally.  The School currently has 56 faculty members, approximately 350 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors.

Review of applications will commence December 1, 2018.  The positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

To apply, submit your curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names and email addresses of three referees to our on-line application system at:

http://www.sfu.ca/computing/about/job-opportunities.html

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

 http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

 

 

Lecturer

The School of Computing Science invites applications for a full time continuing Lecturer position (Teaching Faculty).  A successful candidate will be expected to teach various Computing Science courses at introductory and advanced levels at the Surrey and Burnaby campuses of SFU.  Candidates are expected to have passion for teaching, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for developing new courses, and working knowledge of modern teaching methods and supporting tools (e.g., automatic code grading, online course delivery, pair/peer programming, online discussion forums, automatic code similarity check, and MOOCs).

An M.Sc. in Computing Science or a related discipline is required.  A Ph.D. or relevant industry experience would be an asset.  Applicants with experience in the areas of systems, security, and software engineering will be given priority. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world. The School of Computing Science has been consistently ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally.  The School currently has 52 faculty members, approximately 350 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors.

The review of applications will start on September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  For more information about Teaching Appointments at SFU see:

https://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/faculty-relations/collective-agreement/CA.pdf

To apply, submit your curriculum vitae and teaching statement, as well as the names and email addresses of three references to: 

https://www.sfu.ca/computing/about/job-opportunities.html

School of Computing Science Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

British Columbia, Canada, V5A 1S6

For questions or inquires please contact:

cs-faculty-search@cs.sfu.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

   http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

University Research Associate (URA)

Simon Fraser University School of Computing Science

University Research Associate in Visual Computing

The School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a University Research Associate in the area of Visual Computing. University Research Associates are expected to conduct research, supervise graduate students, and provide course instruction.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related area is required, with a commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The School is seeking applicants with backgrounds including computer vision, computer graphics, machine learning, visualization, HCI, robotics, and/or augmented/virtual reality. Relevant industrial experience in the visual computing domain, in particular, familiarity with current machine learning, visual content processing and creation, as well as visualization and AR/VR tools is a plus, though not required.

The research associates may be required to provide instruction for CMPT 742, 743 or other courses associated with the SFU Professional Master’s Program in Visual Computing
(http://www.sfu.ca/computing/current-students/graduate-students/academic-programs/visual-computing.html).
Please search for samples of past course outlines at: https://portal.cs.sfu.ca/outlines/

The expected salary will be approximately $80,000 per year, depending on qualifications and experience. The position is funded for two years, and are renewable depending upon availability of funds. For more information about University Research Associate Appointments at Simon Fraser University see: http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/research/r50-01.html

Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world. The School of Computing Science has been consistently ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally. The School currently has 52 faculty members, approximately 350 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors.

The review of applications will start on September 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The positions are subject to availability of funding.

To apply, submit your curriculum vitae, your research and teaching statement, and the names and email addresses of three references to:

https://www.sfu.ca/computing/about/job-opportunities.html

School of Computing Science Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
British Columbia, Canada, V5A 1S6

For questions or inquires please contact:
cs-faculty-search@cs.sfu.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html