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Department of Computer Science

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Position VPA-COMP-2020-019

The Department of Computer Science at Memorial University invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting May 1, 2021. A PhD in Computer Science or related field is required at the time of appointment. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and normal administrative responsibilities. Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, as stipulated by the Collective Agreement. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The Department is looking for an individual with expertise in one of these areas:
Fundamental research in machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, or evolutionary computing.
• Operating systems, parallel and distributed systems, or computer architecture.

A successful candidate is expected to teach in the area(s) of their expertise, as well as fundamentals of Computer Science.

The Department is looking to increase its collaborations with other units of the University. Thus, interdisciplinary work and the potential to collaborate with current faculty members will be an asset. Applicants are expected to demonstrate excellent undergraduate and graduate teaching capabilities and to possess a strong research record with outstanding promise for future research.

Applications received by October 4, 2020 will be considered. Applicants should submit the following materials:

• Curriculum Vitae
• Description of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy
• Description of research interests and academic goals
• Maximum of three selected (p)reprints of publications
• List of three referees with full contact information and email address

All material should be emailed to the attention of the Department Head to csfacultysearch@mun.ca with reference to position VPA-COMP-2020-019 in two pdf attachments: Attachment 1 should include CV, teaching statement, research statement, and list of three referees with full contact information and email address; and Attachment 2 should include three selected (p) reprints of publications.

Dr. Yuanzhu Chen, Head
Department of Computer Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, Canada, A1B 3X5
Email: csfacultysearch@mun.ca

The Department currently has 16 tenured/tenure-track and two teaching-term faculty members. The Department supports B.Sc., BA, M.Sc., and PhD programs in Computer Science and collaborative graduate programs with other faculties. For further details, visit www.mun.ca/computerscience

Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact equity@mun.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For more information about Memorial, please visit http://www.mun.ca

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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Position VPA-COMP-2020-020

The Department of Computer Science at Memorial University invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting May 1, 2021. A PhD in Computer Science or related field is required at the time of appointment. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and normal administrative responsibilities. Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, as stipulated by the Collective Agreement. The positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The Department is looking for an expert in the area of Visual Computing (including candidates doing research in areas such as image processing, computer graphics, computer vision and visualization). A successful candidate is expected to teach in the area(s) of their expertise, as well as fundamentals of Computer Science.

The Department is looking to increase its collaborations with other units of the University. Thus, interdisciplinary work and the potential to collaborate with current faculty members will be an asset. Applicants are expected to demonstrate excellent undergraduate and graduate teaching capabilities and to possess a strong research record with outstanding promise for future research.

Applications received by October 4, 2020 will be considered. Applicants should submit the following materials:

• Curriculum Vitae
• Description of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy
• Description of research interests and academic goals
• List of three referees with full contact information and email address
• Maximum of three selected (p)reprints of publications

All material should be emailed to the attention of the Department Head to csfacultysearch@mun.ca with reference to position VPA-COMP-2020-020 in two pdf attachments: Attachment 1 should include CV, teaching statement, research statement, and list of three referees with full contact information and email address; and Attachment 2 should include three selected (p) reprints of publications.

Dr. Yuanzhu Chen, Head
Department of Computer Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, Canada, A1B 3X5
Email: csfacultysearch@mun.ca

The Department currently has 16 tenured/tenure-track and two teaching-term faculty members. The Department supports B.Sc., BA, M.Sc., and PhD programs in Computer Science and collaborative graduate programs with other faculties. For further details, visit www.mun.ca/computerscience

Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact equity@mun.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For more information about Memorial, please visit http://www.mun.ca

Contact

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