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Assistant Professor, Two Sessional Appointments, Computing Science

Saint Mary's University


The Department of Mathematics and Computing Science at Saint Mary's University invites applications for two full-time, eight-month sessional positions in Computing Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2022. Candidates are preferred to have a PhD in Computer Science and must have established a strong record of effective undergraduate teaching. In particular, the candidates should have experience teaching first- year computer programming courses and labs in Java and Python. The successful candidate will be expected to teach five courses over two academic semesters. Some of these courses may be scheduled for remote (i.e., online) delivery.

Saint Mary’s University is one of Canada’s top primary undergraduate universities known for its international collaborations, leadership in entrepreneurship, and research that benefits local and global communities. Our programs in Arts, Science, Graduate Studies and the Sobey School of Business are among Canada’s best and feature professors who are committed to the success of their students. Saint Mary’s provides our 7,000 students with a place that fosters possibility, excellent research opportunities, and distinguished graduate and professional programs combined with a caring community. Saint Mary’s is community-focused with strong values, operating the way the world should. We embrace diversity, are committed to sustainability, and bravely tackle the issues that matter to society. 

With students from as many as 118 different countries and partnerships with institutions in dozens of other countries, Saint Mary’s University is a leader in international and intercultural education. Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada’s east coast, Saint Mary’s University is marked by iconic buildings, green spaces and fresh ocean air. Our campus is based in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq, and is global in reach and influence. The Saint Mary’s University community is committed to a prosperous future for the world—a world without limits. For information about the University, the Faculty of Science, and the Department, please visit

At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at

Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter, a current C.V., a summary of teaching experience (along with relevant evaluations, if available), and the names and addresses of at least three references. Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file via e-mail to:

The processing of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.