Tenure-Track Educational Leadership Positions in Computer Science
University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia invites applications for two tenure-track Educational Leadership faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Computer Science at the Vancouver Campus:
● Undergraduate CS (Any specialization): This position has a general focus on undergraduate CS education. Candidates with expertise in any area are encouraged to apply, but we are particularly interested in hearing from candidates in the areas of Databases, Systems, and Software Engineering.
● Undergraduate CS (Data science): This position has a general focus on undergraduate CS education, with a concentration on supporting the undergraduate Data Science initiatives of the Faculty of Science.
About Educational Leadership Positions: The Educational Leadership (EL) position at the University of British Columbia is a unique opportunity for educators who wish to engage in high-level reflection on and expansion of teaching practice and the role of pedagogy at the undergraduate level. EL faculty members are first-class tenure-track faculty members, including eligibility for study leave (sabbatical), who benefit from the support of the department, the faculty, and the university in their personal career goals for promoting and advancing the state of the art in teaching and learning.
More in-depth information about the Educational Leadership track, and activities that are considered within the EL mandate, can be found here: https://ctlt.ubc.ca/programs/all-our-programs/teaching-and-educational-leadership
Candidates for the Data Science specific position are also encouraged to highlight their expertise in Data Science areas such as: Cloud Computing, Databases, Machine Learning, Information Visualization, Data Science Ethics, etc.
Our Commitment to Equity and Diversity: Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the BC Human Rights Code including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications must be made via the Computer Science application site; please see the application instructions at: https://apps.cs.ubc.ca/fac-recruit/el/