Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Computer Science – Instructor I, Preliminary

Academic Unit: Computer Science
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Confirmation-Track)
Rank/Position Title: Instructor I
Start Date: July 1, 2018
Closing Date: March 8, 2018

About the Position:

The School of Computer Science invites applications from qualified candidates for a confirmation-track appointment in Computer Science at the rank of Instructor I beginning July 1, 2018 (negotiable).

The primary duty of this position is to teach six undergraduate courses, three in the fall term and three in the winter. The available courses are mostly at the first and second year level, but there are a few at the third year level.

About the Academic Unit:

The School has 30 full-time faculty members including three Instructors dedicated to teaching. The School offers a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and graduate programs at the Masters and Ph.D. level. Carleton is located in Ottawa, the capital of Canada and a major center of advanced technology research and development. For more information about the School of Computer Science, please consult scs.carleton.ca.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a background demonstrating teaching excellence. A Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field is required. A PhD will be considered an asset.

Application Instructions:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and supporting documents and be sent electronically as one single PDF file by March 8, 2018 to instructor18@scs.carleton.ca. Supporting documents should include: a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. student evaluations and testimonials); a description of efforts made to improve teaching skills. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the above address, also by March 8.

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 29,000 students, 950 academic faculty, and 2,000 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/provost.

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. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair 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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