Associate Professor - Machine Learning
Requisition Title: Associate Professor - Machine Learning - 1804567
The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Machine Learning. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor and will begin on July 1, 2019.
We seek candidates working in Machine Learning. We are especially interested in exceptional candidates who complement our existing strengths, see https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/faculty-of-computer-science.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field, and demonstrate an exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching at the highest international levels. Excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top ranked field-relevant journals and conferences, the submitted research statement, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching must be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier including a strong teaching statement, sample course syllabi, excellent teaching evaluations, and strong letters of reference submitted as part of the application.
The successful candidate will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. They will be expected to participate actively in the Graduate Department of Computer Science, http://www.cs.toronto.edu.
The University of Toronto is an international leader in Computer Science research and education. The successful candidate will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level; to maintain an outstanding, competitive, externally funded, research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision; and to contribute to the enrichment of both undergraduate and graduate programs in the department.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and is competitive with our North American peers.
For more information about the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, UTSC, please see our website at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/ or contact Katheleene Smith at [email protected].
Application material for the position should be submitted online through AcademicJobsOnline, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12614. It should include the candidate's curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations), and at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned) uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers. Review of applications will begin on December 6, 2018 and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world. The Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence is located near the University of Toronto campus.
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: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC: Computer & Mathematical Sciences
Job Posting: Oct 31, 2018
Job Closing: Dec 6, 2018 Open Until Filled