Computer Science Instructor (Calgary)
University of Lethbridge
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a two and a half year term Instructor position on our Calgary Campus. The successful candidate will support our Post Diploma Bachelor of Science - Computer Science major. The appointment will commence on January 1, 2023 and run until June 30, 2025, subject to budgetary approval.
We seek a scholar who has completed a PhD, who is near completion of a PhD, or has comparable teaching experience in Computer Science or a closely related area. The successful candidate must be comfortable with teaching across diverse areas of Computer Science. They will cover courses from a subset of the following topic areas: software development, data structures and algorithms, computer architecture and operating systems, theory of programming languages, discrete mathematics and other advanced topics such as databases, networks, artificial intelligence, graphics and human-computer interaction. They will also have the opportunity to teach specialized fourth-year special-topics courses based on their background and interests. The successful candidate will have demonstrated teaching effectiveness for both in-person and online environments. The skills, experience, and interest in coordinating the Post Diploma Bachelor of Science – Computer Science Major program on our Calgary campus would be an asset.
The University of Lethbridge (uLethbridge) is a comprehensive and research-intensive university founded on the principles of liberal education where inspired scholars integrate research and creative activity with teaching. Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. Founded in 1967 on traditional Blackfoot land, it is a place where student engagement in learning, creative activities, and research takes place every day. With campuses in Lethbridge and Calgary, uLethbridge offers more than 150 undergraduate and 60 graduate programs in the faculties of Arts & Science, Education, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, the Schools of Liberal Education and Graduate Studies, and the Dhillon School of Business, to more than 8,900 students.
The university recognizes that diversity enriches our campus and our community and is fundamental to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. The university as a whole embraces equity as a core value to be truly inclusive of the communities of which we are a part, and this requires ongoing intentional and systemic action. Through recruitment and support of individuals who further enhance our diversity, the University strives to create a diverse and inclusive community where students, faculty and staff feel welcome, are treated equitably, and can thrive.
All applications must be submitted online, and should include a letter of application, a curriculum-vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, outlines of courses previously taught, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references who are academics and are able to comment on the academic’s teaching ability. References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters. The application submission triggers this request to your references, so please ensure that they are prepared to submit their letters no later than October 17, 2022. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at https://uleth.peopleadmin.ca and choose this position under the Academic postings option.
For enquiries about the position, please contact Dr. Wendy Osborn, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, at email@example.com.
Review of completed applications will begin October 14, 2022.
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their applications the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply for this position; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.
The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.