Job Opportunities

Tenure-track Faculty Positions

The School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. The School has 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, networks and systems and software engineering are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in research. In addition, a record of (or in the case of junior candidates, a potential for) high-quality graduate student supervision and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. A PhD in computer science or related area is required by the start of the appointment. Candidates with a commitment to the advancement of women and other underrepresented groups in computer science are especially encouraged to apply.  

SFU School of Computing Science has consistently been ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally. The School currently has 65 faculty members, 400 PhD and MSc students and 2,000 undergraduate majors. SFU is located in Metro Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world.

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

Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2021.  Applications received after this deadline may be reviewed as far as the positions are still open. The positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Any inquiries regarding this posting may be directed to cs_faculty_affairs@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

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