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Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

University of Northern British Columbia

Posting #FACPSC01-20 BW

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science
College of Science and Management
One-Year Term

The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications for a term position in the Department of Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a proposed starting date of July 1, 2020. As an institution committed to fostering an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and growth in both teaching and scholarship.

The duties of a regular full-time term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor normally include teaching, scholarly activity, and service. Teaching responsibilities for this position involve teaching across the undergraduate curriculum, with teaching beginning in September. At least for the Fall Semester most teaching will be conducted online. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to work on the development of course materials in collaboration with other faculty in the Computer Science Program, and to engage in scholarly activity.

Applicants for this position should hold a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field (applicants nearing completion may be considered) and have a growing record of scholarly activity, as well as present evidence of a record of and commitment to teaching excellence. For this position, we are also interested in an individual with research interests that might enhance our undergraduate or graduate teaching offerings.

About the University and its Community
Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a core campus in Prince George and three regional campuses in Northern BC (Quesnel, Fort St. John and Terrace). We have a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the North. Our region is comprised of friendly communities, offering a wide range of outdoor activities including exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work.

UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. As one of BC.’s leading research intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to our students, and the outcomes of our teaching and research to the work. In addition to fostering and celebrating academic excellence, UNBC is a welcoming place, with a learning environment that is friendly, inclusive, and supportive.

Small classes and a connected community exemplify UNBC and mean that our students and professors get to know one another. Outstanding academics, hands-on research, unlimited adventure and a tight-knit campus community result in strong student satisfaction at UNBC.

For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings, the only university of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top 4 per cent of higher education institutions worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

For more information about living and working with the University of Northern British Columbia please refer to http://www.unbc.ca/experience and http://www.unbc.ca/provost/new_faculty.html . Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.


To Apply

Applicants should forward their cover letter indicating potential contributions to the Program, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching approaches and research program, and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting posting #FACPSC01-20 BW to:

Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9

Email submissions: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca
Inquiries: David Casperson, Chair, Computer Science Program
David.casperson@unbc.ca
(250)960-6672

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Applications received on or before Friday, July 3, 2020, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.