Academic Unit: Computer Science

Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Confirmation-Track)

Rank/Position Title: Instructor I

Start Date: July 1, 2022

Closing Date: October 1, 2021

About the Position:

The School of Computer Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada invites applications from qualified candidates for a confirmation-track appointment in Computer Science at the rank of Instructor I, beginning July 1, 2022.

The primary duty of this position is to teach six undergraduate courses.

The School seeks to maintain its commitment to excellence and recognizes that increasing the diversity of its faculty supports this objective. As such, we especially encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in Computer Science and/or with experience in mentoring students from such groups.

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About the Academic Unit:

The School has 40 full-time faculty members. Research strengths are big data analytics, computational geometry, computer security, databases and information systems, distributed computing, graphics, HCI, high-performance computing, machine learning and networks. The School offers a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and graduate programs at the Masters and Ph.D. levels. For more information about the School of Computer Science, please consult


A Ph.D. in Computer Science is required by the position start date. Candidates should have a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. We are particularly looking for candidates qualified to teach software development courses. Industrial experience is an asset.

 Application Instructions:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and supporting documents. These should be sent electronically as a single PDF file to Submitted documents should include

  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a teaching dossier including your teaching philosophy, experience, methodology, and evaluations, and
  • an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement that identifies any past activities, training, and experiences in advancing EDI in your previous institutional environment (e.g., curriculum development, classroom or research practices, supporting diverse students) and future plans. (maximum 2 pages)

Applicants should arrange for at least three references to e-mail their reference letters to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration submit your application (including reference letters) by October 1, 2021.

Your application materials should also describe your experience and activities relating to outreach, mentoring and research training, describe any leadership and academic service roles, and may also describe any non-traditional research outputs if applicable.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 31,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America and Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of over one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process.  Please visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion:

Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Director of the School of Computer Science ( as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Carleton University acknowledges the location of its campus on the traditional, unceded territories of the Algonquin nation. In doing so, Carleton acknowledges it has a responsibility to the Algonquin people and a responsibility to adhere to Algonquin cultural protocols.