Academic unit: Computer Science
Category of appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
Field of specialization: Data Science/Data Analytics/AI/Systems
Rank/Position title: Assistant Professor – 4 POSITIONS
Start date: July 1, 2018
Closing date for applications: December 1, 2017

About the position:

The School of Computer Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada invites applications from qualified candidates for four tenure-track appointments in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor.

 Three of the positions are in Data Science/Data Analytics or AI. For AI, we are particularly interested in Machine Learning and other parts of AI that are relevant to Data Science. The fourth position is in Systems, specifically Operating Systems, Distributed Systems and Networks. For the systems position, a fit with our existing Security group will be considered a strong asset. 

About the Academic Unit

The School has 30 full-time faculty members and particular research strengths in bioinformatics, computational geometry, computer security, big data analytics, databases and information systems, graphics, HCI, high-performance computing, and networks and distributed computing.  The School offers a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and graduate programs at the Masters and Ph.D. level. For more information about the School of Computer Science, please consult


A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required. Candidates should provide evidence of strong research potential and should have a commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Application instructions:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and supporting documents and should be sent electronically as a single PDF file to Supporting documents should include: a statement of research interests; a description of teaching interests and experience; and the names of at least three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration submit your application by December 1, 2017.  Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.  Please also say which position you are applying for: either AI/Data Science, or Systems.

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

About Carleton University:

Join our intellectual and collaborative community of scholars. 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. To learn more about our University and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is strongly 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 or gender identity and expressions.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

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

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