Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Computer Science

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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Computer Science

Date Posted: 09/10/2020
Closing Date: 11/09/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 419
Job Category: Faculty - Teaching Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Campus:University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Description:

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time teaching stream appointment in Computer Science. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence on July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching and demonstrated interest in establishing a long-term teaching career with the Department. A Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline by the time of the appointment is required; a Ph.D. is preferred.

Candidates must have teaching interests that complement and enhance existing departmental strengths (see https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/home). We are seeking candidates whose expertise is in information security or the general area of systems. A focus in information security is strongly preferred.

We require that candidates have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate program level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures; have demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices; and have engaged with students both in and out of a course setting (for example, running seminars, contests, workshops, and engaging with student-run initiatives). Preference will be given to candidates who have contributed to departmental administration (for example, through course coordination or by managing TAs) and have supervised undergraduate or graduate research projects. Candidates must demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, selected course materials, and course evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16647. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals, and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy statement, course evaluations, and selected course materials. Applicants must also arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation (on letterhead, dated and signed) addressing teaching, uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers. The letters must be uploaded by the closing date.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 9, 2020. For enquiries, please contact Julia Martyn, Chair’s Assistant, at [email protected].

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

Diversity Statement
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.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.


If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].


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