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Limited term (3-year) Instructor in Computer Science

Dalhousie University

The Faculty of Computer Science is seeking a candidate for a 3-year limited term instructor position. The position will primarily involve (i) working with the Curriculum Committee in the development of new curriculum and teaching materials that will incorporate the modern practice of software development into courses; (ii) teaching undergraduate and graduate; and (iii) participating in other Faculty administration and student affairs, such as the Masters of Applied Computer Science Committee, Curriculum Committee, and student advising.

The successful candidate to this position must meet the following requirements:
• A graduate degree in Computer Science (or related field), with at least 5 years of experience in professional software development is preferred; however, a Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or related field), combined with at least 10 years of experience including a track record of significant accomplishments in professional software development would be considered equivalent;
• Experience teaching modern software development, preferably at a university level

Additional desirable qualifications are as follows:
• Demonstrated professional experience as a senior software engineer across a range of industries
• Experience as a manager of a software team
• Recent experience in modern software development practices including full stack development, agile development, continuous integration, test driven development, automated deployment, and automated testing
• Experience with current trends in industry practices and platforms substantiated by industry experience or applied research
• Recent experience in the ICT industry, particularly with large software projects and modern software development tools

Although the instructor is not expected to conduct research, the successful candidate will have a well-defined area of interest in CS in which they will remain current and be able to teach senior-level and graduate courses.

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for this position with a package including a (i) C.V. or resume; (ii) cover letter; (iii) the addresses and emails of three references; and (iv) a teaching dossier or project portfolio, if applicable. The applicant must also include the Equity Self-Identification form as part of their application material (see URL below).

Application packages should be submitted in PDF format to appointments@cs.dal.ca by June 20, 2019. Please also arrange for your referees to forward letters of reference directly to this email address by the same deadline.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Deadline: June 20, 2019

Submission address for application documents and reference letters: appointments@cs.dal.ca

Location of this advertisement: www.cs.dal.ca

Self-Identification form: http://www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid