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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Software Engineering

University of Windsor

Position # 002408TT-2023-CS

The University of Windsor’s School of Computer Science, in the Faculty of Science invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Software Engineering commencing January 1, 2023, or July 1, 2023. Strongly qualified applicants from other areas in Computer Science are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor consists of 23 faculty members, 8 support staff, over 900 undergraduate students, and approximately 500 graduate students. Programs include Bachelor of Computer Science General and Honours with Co-op option, with specializations including Artificial Intelligence, Network & Security, Multimedia, Software Engineering, Game Development, and Applied Computing. The School also offers an online Certificate of Applied IT, thesis-based Master’s and Doctoral programs, as well as a professional Master’s program in Applied Computing that includes an industry internship. For further information about the School of Computer Science, visit our website at http://www.uwindsor.ca/cs.

The School of Computer Science is committed to playing a leading role in the regional software development industry in the Windsor area. The position is intended to complement the School’s existing programs in research, teaching and industry collaborations and strengthen the existing teaching and research in the B.Sc. (Honours Computer Science with Software Engineering Specialization).

Applicants should have a clearly defined program of research within the broad area of software engineering such as: distributed and cloud systems, software testing, software security, game development, or agile software methodology. The successful candidate is also expected to regularly participate in curriculum development, supervising both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as teaching a wide range of Computer Science courses. The successful candidate is also expected to collaborate with other faculty members from within and outside the School of Computer Science, obtain external funding, and actively participate in the School’s activities. Professional and departmental or institutional services are also expected. Candidates will be committed to principles and practices of equity, diversity, accessibility, and inclusion, to anti-racism, anti-oppressive or social justice education.

The successful candidate will have: a PhD in Computer Science (or closely related field) in an area related to software engineering is required by the date of appointment; a demonstrated research record, supported by evidence such as recent refereed publications, grants/scholarships, and research collaborations; a demonstrated teaching record, supported by evidence such as university level teaching, student evaluations; a demonstrated commitment to service and collaboration, such as involvement in academic department administration, and the professional community, and strong English communication and interpersonal skills. Recommended qualifications include: a demonstrated record of multidisciplinary and/or industry collaboration activities; teaching/research awards; experience teaching face-to-face and online; teaching experience in large classroom settings; student supervision, mentoring and course development and a record of recruitment and outreach activities in Computer Science.

Application Requirements
• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• a statement of research activities and impact, and of research plans and vision;
• three (3) samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces, e.g. case reports or peer reviewed publications;
• a one page statement of commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization (up to 1 page);
• a teaching dossier or portfolio demonstrating potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at https://www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/502/teaching-dossiers);
• graduate transcripts; and
• three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Director at the address or email listed below. Letters need to address the student supervision and mentorship experience as well as the applicant’s role in the research team and joint publications.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of August 1, 2022. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee.

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Ziad Kobti, Director, School of Computer Science, Faculty of Science
Email: compadmin@uwindsor.ca

The University of Windsor is situated on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations: the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie. The University is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.