Computing Science - Assistant / Associate Professor

Thompson Rivers University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-02-04

ASSISTANT / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Computing Science

Tenure-Track

DUTIES:
The Department of Computing Science at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate must have a PhD in computing science or an equivalent discipline by the commencement date of the appointment. Exemplary communication skills (written, oral and presentation) in English are essential. The successful applicant will be an energetic team player who functions well in a collegial governance environment. Related industry experience would be a definite asset.

We are primarily seeking candidates with research expertise in one of the areas of mobile applications development, networks, security, or web development. Duties will include undergraduate teaching (and graduate teaching/supervision in the future), research, supervision of student researchers, and service-related activities. A commitment to excellence in teaching and a willingness to work on departmental/ university/professional committees is expected. Evidence of strong potential for developing and sustaining a program of externally funded research is required.

Candidates at the more senior ranks should have a strong record of teaching excellence, supervision of student research, participation in service activities, journal publications and research funding. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The department currently offers a number of courses in the following areas: networks, databases, software engineering, web-based systems, graphics/animation, and mobile application development. The ability to teach in several of these areas would be a definite asset.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in computing science or an equivalent discipline by the commencement date of the appointment.
  • Research expertise in one of the areas of mobile applications development, networks, security, or web development.
  • Exemplary communication skills (written, oral and presentation) in English are essential.
  • Related industry experience would be a definite asset.

COMMENCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT: July 1, 2013

REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Applications will be reviewed commencing February 15, 2013, and may continue until position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, TRU encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. Applicants are invited to identify themselves if they belong to any of the four designated groups.

Please forward applications via e-mail to jobops@tru.ca, quoting the Competition #13-018 in the subject line. Include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, the names and full contact information for three (3) referees, along with copies of all university transcripts.
  • Only attachments in the following formats will be accepted: Word (.doc,.docx), PDF, Text (.txt), Excel (.xls,.xlsx). Paper and/or faxed applications will no longer be considered.
  • We wish to thank all applicants, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.


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