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Computer Science 17 Month Term Faculty

University of Prince Edward Island

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a 17-month term contract position (August 1, 2023, to December 31, 2024) in the field of Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant is expected to teach broadly across our Computer Science program, while contributing to research and service to the University. Applications from all areas of Computer Science are encouraged to apply.

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of nineteen professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, and Video Game Programming. The School has over 500 undergraduate students and a small but growing graduate student population. The School is currently in a period of growth, with the addition of new faculty, the development of graduate programs, and increased collaboration with local industry.

Applicants should have:
• Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field or an MSc plus equivalent experience
• Demonstrated teaching ability and a commitment to providing high-quality undergraduate teaching
• A record of innovative research is also an asset

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This appointment is subject to final
budgetary approval.

About UPEI:
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is located on Epekwitk, part of the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaw nation. This territory is covered by the Treaties of Peace and Friendship, which recognize Mi'kmaw title and establish the ongoing relationship between the Mi'kmaw nation and the Crown.

The University of Prince Edward Island campus is in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that includes 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 are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.

The University of Prince Edward Island offers a flexible working environment, and full-time faculty members receive a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance. The University has on-site sports centre, as well as the Bell Aliant Recreational Centre, which includes a pool and ice rinks, on campus.

Application Instructions:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement, a statement of research interests and experience, and a teaching dossier. The cover letter must include a statement of Canadian status (citizen, permanent resident, or other).
Electronic submissions should be in the form of a single pdf file. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the address below.

Applications should be submitted to:
Dr. Andrew Godbout, Interim Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE
Canada C1A 4P3

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin on June 8, 2023, and continue until a suitable applicant is identified.