Mount Allison University, Mathematics & Computer Science

Position ID: MountA-LEC [#24339]
Position Title: Lecturer- 9 month
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sackville, New Brunswick E4L1E6, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science
Application Deadline: 2024/03/29 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/16, listed until 2024/04/19)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Mount Allison University invites applications for a 9-month position to teach Computer Science. Candidates must have an MSc or PhD in Computer Science and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

The successful candidate will teach four on-campus undergraduate courses in Computer Science in the 2024-2025 academic year: Algorithm Analysis (COMP 3611) and either Principles of Programming Languages (Comp 3711) or Computer Graphics (Comp 3831) in the fall (depending on the successful applicant’s interests and background), and Introduction to Computer Science (COMP 1631) and Programming Techniques and Algorithms (Comp 1731) in the winter term. COMP 1631 makes extensive use of an active learning model and experience with such a pedagogical approach is considered an asset. Calendar descriptions for these courses can be found at:

The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence on August 1, 2024, subject to budgetary approval.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and interests, and letters from three referees with at least one addressing teaching skills. In their cover letter, applicants should directly comment on their preparedness to teach lower-year CS courses, as well as any openness to or experience with active learning models and ethics, diversity and inclusion curricula in a CS context. We are moving towards ethics across the curriculum and presently this includes COMP 1631. Applications must be submitted online at Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 29, 2024.

Cover letters should be addressed to Dr. G. Cruttwell, Chair of the Search Committee, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Mount Allison University.

Mount Allison University, located in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada is a small primarily undergraduate university offering small classes and a residential experience to a diverse student population. It is consistently ranked as one of the best undergraduate universities in Canada and promotes research and teaching excellence.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

We are committed to ensuring your interview experience is as comfortable and accessible as possible. If you are selected for an interview and require any accommodations or adjustments during the interview process, please do not hesitate to inform us, either by contacting the search committee chair ( or Lori Geldart in our People and Culture Department at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
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Mount Allison University
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
67 York Street
Sackville, New Brunswick
E4L 1E6