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Assistant Professor - Machine Learning

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Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Machine Learning - 1804494


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 Assistant 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 by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and demonstrate a strong record of excellence in research and teaching at the highest international levels. Excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of impactful contributions and publications in top ranked field-relevant journals and conferences, or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching must be provided through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, and the teaching statement 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, www.cs.toronto.edu.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in Computer Science research and education. The successful candidate will be 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 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/12611. It should include the candidate's curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching statement, 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
Campus: Scarborough
Job Posting: Oct 31, 2018
Job Closing: Dec 6, 2018 Open Until Filled

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Posted: 11/1/2018
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