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Two Full-Time Faculty Lecturer Positions, School of Computer Science

McGill University

The School of Computer Science at McGill University invites applications for an appointment as full-time Faculty Lecturer. These positions are 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) applied data science (big data analytics, databases, data mining, etc.); (ii) applied machine learning; (iii) computer systems; (iv) cybersecurity; (v) large-scale software development and deployment, and cloud management.

The selected candidates 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 favourably. 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, honours 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 June 1st, 2023, but we accept applications until the position is filled.

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate's record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information, email:

For details of the Faculty Lecturer classification, please see