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Full-Time Faculty Lecturer

McGill University

Full-Time Faculty Lecturer Position in Computer Science at McGill University
Application Period: Until position is filled

The School of Computer Science at McGill University invites applications for an appointment as full-time Faculty Lecturer. This position is created in the context of the launch of the School’s new Masters Non-Thesis program. Priority areas align with the program’s streams: (i) computer systems; (ii) cybersecurity; (iii) software engineering (large-scale software development and deployment; (iv) cloud computing; (v) applied data science (big data analytics, databases, data mining, etc.).
The selected candidate will teach both advanced computer science courses in their area of specialization as well as introductory course, supervise term research projects, and participate in the co-development and management of the Masters Non-Thesis program. They will join a dynamic and collegial team of faculty members teaching highly talented students in a Top-35 CS department worldwide.

Candidates must have at least a graduate degree in Computer Science or related discipline and demonstrated excellence in teaching computer science at the university level. Industry experience will be considered an asset. Candidates with a strong CS education background will also be considered favorably. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

The initial appointment is for 3 years, with the possibility of re-appointment. After 6 years of continuous employment, re-appointment is for an indefinite term. Promotion can lead to a Senior Faculty Lecturer position.
The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. They are also expected to actively participate in the School’s activities around both graduate (Masters non-thesis) and undergraduate and program administration, including the co-development and delivery of new applied courses, as well as graduate program admission, student advising and mentoring, and oversight of graduate internships. They will engage and liaise with our student bodies and work to enhance of our program’s inclusiveness and student body diversity.
Montreal is a historic and cosmopolitan city, and considered one of the best cities for students. The School of Computer Science offers a collegial environment with opportunities for interaction with world-class researchers that take their teaching responsibilities very seriously. The School teaches to a very diverse student body and embraces inclusiveness. The percentage of women in our programs is one of the highest in Canada. Introductory courses are open to students across campus, and the School offers a wide set of different programs, including majors, specializations, honors and several joint programs, both in the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Arts.

To apply, submit your application using the web page at:

The complete application package required includes:
• a curriculum vitae;
• a teaching statement; this should include discussion of how the candidate’s teaching interest matches the School’s current course offerings;
• a teaching dossier including course syllabi and student evaluations;
• an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement
• the names and email addresses of three references. The referees should be able to address the candidate's pedagogical strength and subject competency in computer science.
• [optional] a link to a lecture recording, preferably from an actual lecture on a topic belonging to one of the search’s priority areas.

The selection process will begin by October 10, 2023, but we will accept applications until the position is filled.