Department of Computer Science

Per-Course Appointment

The Department of Computer Science invites applications from individuals interested in teaching Computer Science 1000 in the Fall 2018 semester.

Subject to budgetary restrictions and sufficient enrolments, appointments will be made on a course by course basis and will not entail any obligation to conduct research or to perform any administrative service for Memorial University. Appointments will be made in accordance with the provisions in the MUN-LUMUN Collective Agreement. Course design and evaluation methods for all courses will be in accordance with Computer Science policies and regulations and the Memorial University Calendar.

Course Title: COMP 1000 Computer Science - An Introduction

Course Schedule: Lectures on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00 to 10:50 p.m. (Slot 3), and Lab on Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. (Slot 63)

Campus Location: St. John’s

Course Description: COMP 1000 – An Introduction is a gentle introduction to computer science. In a breadth-first overview approach, it discusses important aspects of computer science including fundamentals in algorithms, binary data representation, Boolean logic and its implementation, machine architecture, systems software, networking concepts, programming languages, databases, and selected Computer Science subfields.

For further information regarding the Computer Science undergraduate program, including this course, refer to the Current Handbook at

Qualifications: A general knowledge of all areas of Computer Science is required. Familiarity with both hardware and software of computer systems is necessary. The applicant should be able to confer excitement about the field of Computer Science and lead students on their first steps into programming and analyzing problems for algorithmization. Prior teaching experience with introductory course material for Computer science is highly beneficial. Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To apply for this position:
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names of referees with contact information, electronically or in writing to:

Dr. Minglun Gong, Department Head
Department of Computer Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3X5
Tel: (709) 864-8652 Fax: (709) 864-2009

Salary: As per the MUN-LUMUN Collective Agreement

Closing Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.


Department of Computer Science

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000