Field of Specialization: Embedded Systems and Low-Level Programming

Academic Unit: School of Information Technology

Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)

Rank/Position Title: Instructor I

Start Date: January 1st, 2022

Closing Date: September 15, 2021

About the Position:

The School of Information Technology invites applications for a full-time course instructor with a background in Embedded Systems and Low-Level Programming. A broad expertise in opto-electrical systems or networking is expected, but we are especially interested in candidates with expertise that complements the School of Information Technology’s teaching requirements. Candidates should be fully proficient in programming, data structures, database design, algorithms, and specifically capable of teaching most modern programming languages such as C/C++, JavaScript, PHP, Python, SQL, Assembly as well as embedded systems and have experience with developing in a Visual Studio/Windows environment as well as a Linux/Server environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach courses that are integral to the successful functioning of the school at both core graduate and undergraduate levels, develop new and revise existing courses; and (ii) assist in the administration of the School’s ongoing activities.

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About the Academic Unit:

The School is home to 13 top-performing full-time faculty members and offers PhD, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees in Information Technology. The Bachelor of Information Technology degree covers four distinct programs: Interactive Multimedia & Design, Network Technology, Optical Systems & Sensors, and Information Resource Management; providing an innovative mix of courses drawing on a variety of disciplines and combining a strong foundation in academic theory with hands-on training. The graduate programs provide a framework to study and conduct research on all aspects of digital media, networking, and data science. Further information on the programs and the School of Information Technology can be obtained from the school’s website:


A graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline, is required with strong evidence of effective undergraduate teaching.

Application Instructions:

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a teaching statement, should be emailed in one single PDF document to: The applicant should provide the contact information of three references. Initial screening of complete applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and continue until an applicant is chosen and the position is filled.

Please provide a statement that identifies your strengths in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your discipline and on campus as well as your future plans.

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.  We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin and 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 Chair 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.