Employment Opportunities

Faculty positions

The School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Engineering, mainly at the Assistant Professor level, starting as early as Fall 2017.  Outstanding candidates at Associate and Full Professor levels may also be considered.  Exceptional candidates may also be considered for a Canada Research Chair at an appropriate tier.  Strategically important research expertise that builds on or complements existing strengths is sought.

Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, graduate student supervision, and teaching in computer engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Senior applicants will have already demonstrated such excellence.  The ability to bridge disciplines is desirable. A Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related areas by the date of appointment is required.  Candidates should have P.Eng. accreditation or at a minimum secure such qualification as soon as possible after appointment.

Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world and has been ranked by Maclean’s Magazine as the top comprehensive university in Canada 14 times in the past 25 years. The School of Engineering Science currently has 29 faculty members, 120 graduate students, and more than 1000 undergraduate students. The school prides itself in its excellent researchers and facilities, as well as high-quality engaged students. The School of Engineering Science is home to the current Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Chair for Women in Science and Engineering.

The review of applications will begin May 29, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The position is subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, plus the names and email addresses of three referees to our online application system.

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 encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.

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 the Collection Notice.

Sessional positions

Check back in June 2017 for Fall 2017 opportunities.

Staff positions

Visit the SFU Employment page for updates on staff position openings.