School of Mathematical & Computational Sciences, University of Prince Edward Island

Position ID: SMCSUPEI-CS [#11809, 06A18]
Position Title: Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2018/03/13, finished 2018/05/03)
Position Description:    

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Tenure Track Position - Computer Science - School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences - Faculty of Science Competition Number: 06A18 Position Type: Academic Opening Closing Date: Sunday, April 1, 2018 Date of Posting: February 8, 2018 Department: School of Mathematical & Computational Science, Faculty of Science Position: Tenure Track Position - Computer Science The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

We are looking for someone to contribute to the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences by teaching broadly across all years in the Computer Science program, conducting research in Computer Science and providing leadership in developing/promoting the Computer Science program and Computer Science as an area of study. While strong applicants from all areas of Computer Science will be considered, applicants in areas such as databases, graphics, or artificial intelligence are of particular interest.

Applicants should have:

• Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field • Demonstrated teaching ability, and a commitment to providing quality undergraduate teaching • A record of excellence, or demonstration of clear promise in research • An ability and willingness to provide leadership in developing and shaping programs in Computer Science and related areas

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time, permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance.

Start date: July 1, 2018

About UPEI: The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of seventeen professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Video Game Programming and Mathematics with Engineering. The School is currently in a period of growth, with new programs and new faculty and students.

The University of Prince Edward Island is located in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that boasts the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches and world-famous golf courses are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer charming and affordable housing options, a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.

Application Instructions: Candidates should send their application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, a statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references to:

Dr. Gordon MacDonald, Associate Dean School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown PE Canada C1A 4P3 Email: smcs@upei.ca

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2018, however the competition will remain open until the position is filled.


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550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE C1A 4P3
Web Page: http://www.upei.ca/hr/competition/06a18

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