Assistant Professor - Computer Science Education

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Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Computer Science Education - 1701780

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Computer Science Education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2018.

We are interested in candidates in all areas that touch upon Computer Science Education in the broadest possible sense. The successful candidate will lead a research program that investigates and advances our understanding of the teaching and learning of computer science. We are especially interested in exceptional candidates who transcend traditional computing research topics and complement our existing strengths.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer science, computer science education, or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter.

Evidence of excellence in research and teaching at the highest international levels is required. Excellence in research will be evidenced primarily by publications in top-ranked, field-relevant journals, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, and strong reference letters by referees of top international stature. Teaching excellence will be demonstrated by awards and accolades, teaching accomplishments, as well as strong endorsements from referees.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in computer science research and education. Successful candidates are expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level; to establish a strong, externally funded independent research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; and to contribute to the enrichment of both undergraduate and graduate programs in the department.

Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and are competitive with our North American peers.

Applicants should apply online through AcademicJobsOnline,, and include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and research and teaching statements. Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers.

Review of applications will begin after November 30, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the Department of Computer Science see our website at or contact Sara Burns at [email protected].

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Computer Science
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Oct 25, 2017
Job Closing: Nov 30, 2017 Open Until Filled





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Posted: 2/22/2018
Application Due: 4/23/2018
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