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Three (3) Two-Year Limited-term Assistant Professor Positions

University of Windsor

Position # 002299LT24-2021-CS

The University of Windsor's School of Computer Science, in the Faculty of Science, invites applications for three (3) Limited-term faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing either July 1, 2021 or January 1, 2022. Each position is for a two-year term. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor consists of 21 faculty members, 8 support staff, over 700 undergraduate students, and approximately 400 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

The Master of Applied Computing program attracts over 400 students per year from various cultural backgrounds. The program is based on ten courses including: software engineering; databases; internet and distributed systems; systems programming; and network & security. In addition, the program includes an internship or project component to enhance the experiential learning for the students. The incumbents will be required to teach 6 courses; to serve on the Master of Applied Computing committee; supervise graduate student projects and other relevant duties as assigned by the Director. The candidate must demonstrate commitment to teaching and service to university and professional communities.

The School is looking for qualified individuals to meet its teaching needs in any of the following six courses:
COMP-8117. Advanced Software Engineering Topics
COMP-8157. Advanced Database Topics
COMP-8347. Internet Applications and Distributed Systems
COMP-8547. Advanced Computing Concepts
COMP-8567. Advanced Systems Programming
COMP-8677. Networking and Data Security

The successful candidate will have: a PhD degree in Computer Science, (or related field as deemed appropriate by the Appointments’ committee) by the date of appointment; a demonstrated high competence in teaching at least one of the subjects listed above; a record of successful teaching of computer science courses at the university level; strong communication skills and experience in online and classroom teaching. Preferred candidates will have potential for or evidence of excellence in teaching graduate level computer science courses related to the listed subject areas (include teaching scores and awards); recent and relevant industry experience; experience in student academic mentoring, student project supervision, and record of contribution to active and experiential learning practices and; experience with mentoring or teaching in multicultural settings.

Application Requirements
• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• a statement indicating which of the three courses the candidate is seeking to teach along with a summary of related experiences and qualifications;
• a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing a 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;
• graduate transcripts; and
• three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Director at the address or email listed below.

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 ( found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of April 28, 2021. 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
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 3714; Email:

The University of Windsor 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 persons, racialized persons, 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 ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility ( All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.