Computer Science - Assistant Professor

Dalhousie University

Location: Nova Scotia
Date posted: 2013-01-11

Dalhousie University
Halifax, Canada

Probationary Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in the Faculty of Computer Science

Dalhousie University ( invites applications for a Probationary Tenure Track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Faculty of Computer Science ( that currently has 30 faculty members, approximately 425 undergraduate majors and 240 master's and doctoral students. The Faculty partners with other Faculties in the University to offer the Master of Electronic Commerce, Master of Health Informatics and Master of Science in Bioinformatics programs, and is an active participant in the Interdisciplinary PhD program.

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia (, which is the largest city in Atlantic Canada and affords its residents outstanding quality of life.

The Faculty welcomes applications from outstanding candidates in Computer Science. An applicant should have a PhD in Computer Science or related area and be comfortable teaching core computer science courses, particularly Software Engineering. Evidence of a strong commitment to and aptitude for research and teaching is essential. The ideal candidate will be open to collaborative research within the faculty and add to or complement existing research strengths and strategic research directions of the Faculty.

Applications should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, sample publications, and the names, email addresses and physical addresses of three referees. The application must include the Equity Self-Identification form (see the URL below). All documents are to be submitted to the email address below as PDF files.

Applicants should provide their referees with the URL of this advertisement (see below), and request that they forward letters of reference by email to the same address.

Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2013

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Submission Address for application documents and reference letters:
Location of this advertisement:
Self-Identification form (PDF):
Self-Identification form (Word):


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