Assistant Teaching Professor, Computer Science
Ontario Tech University
Faculty of Science
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor, Computer Science
Appointment Type: Teaching Faculty
Posting Date: July 6, 2021
Application Review Date: September 1, 2021
The Faculty of Science at Ontario Tech University invites applications from qualified individuals for a teaching focused position in Computer Science at the Assistant Teaching Professor level. Applicants must hold a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science or related field; Ph.D. will be considered an asset. Applicants who demonstrate teaching excellence and a commitment to foster equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to budgetary approval and commences on January 1, 2022.
Ontario Tech advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs in response to the needs of students and the evolving 21st century workplace. Ontario Tech promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario Tech’s globally-trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research.
In keeping with our technology-enhanced learning environment, Ontario Tech seeks faculty members who will explore and develop effective pedagogical applications of technology in Computer Science education. The successful applicant will be expected to strive for teaching excellence, which can include some pedagogical research. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to the growth and development of Faculty of Science programs by participating in committees, helping to develop and/or support EDI initiatives, and engage in other activities in support of the Faculty and Ontario Tech. The candidate is expected to have skills in the integration of technology into teaching to model those skills in their own teaching in the university’s web-centric and mobile learning environment.
Duties will include preparing and delivering lecture and tutorials, preparing and marking assignments, tests and examinations, responding to student inquiries, maintaining regular office hours, and invigilating tests and examinations.
The successful candidate will be expected to follow an 70% teaching, 20% service, and 10% Other workload each year.
This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website.
Applications will be accepted until September 1, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format a cover letter indicating the above competition number; their resume; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; an EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusiveness) statement; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and the names of three referees through the Ontario Tech website.
Ontario Tech is one of Canada’s newest public research universities, with over 10,000 students at all levels of study. It is located in Oshawa, Ontario (population of approximately 160,000) and easily accessible from Toronto, Ontario by car and transit.
Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority.
Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. The University is also committed to ensuring that confidentiality is maintained throughout all aspects of the recruitment cycle.
If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager or Julie Day, Health and Disability Management Specialist. For more information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with disabilities please review the university’s Accessibility Policy
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