Computer Science - Assistant Professor (Software Engineering)

Ryerson University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-12-20

Assistant Professor - Tenure-Stream Faculty Position

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University ( in Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2013 (subject to budgetary approval). The area of specialization is Software Engineering with emphasis on application delivery and verification. Exceptional candidates in other areas of Computer Science may also be considered.

A PhD in Computer Science and significant evidence of excellence in research and evidence of, or the potential for, effective teaching are required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Computer Science courses at all levels, with more emphasis on Software Engineering, conduct research, secure external research funding, and supervise graduate students.

The Department of Computer Science, consisting of 19 tenure-stream faculty members, prides itself both on the quality of its teaching and on the breadth and excellence of its research. The Department is in a phase of dynamic growth, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including a B.Sc. (with an optional Co-op), an M.Sc. and a PhD program.

Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and references consisting of at least the name and contact information of three referees, by e-mail to Dr. Alireza Sadeghian, Department Chair, at Any questions regarding the advertised position can be forwarded to Ms. Deborah McKay at Later submissions may be considered until the position has been filled. The deadline for submission of applications is February 1, 2013, but later submissions may be considered until the position has been filled.

Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in the country, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association ( For details on the Ryerson Faculty Association Collective Agreement and the University's RFA Benefits Summary, please visit and respectively.

Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship, including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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