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USC Teaching Faculty Positions (Lecturers)

Dear Colleague:

I'm writing to let you know that the Computer Science department at the University of Southern California has four open lecturer positions.
These are full time, benefits eligible faculty positions on the non-tenure track. These are primarily teaching positions; all candidates  are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching.  Lecturers will  spend the majority of their time on teaching and teaching-related duties  with reduced obligation for research and University service.

I'd appreciate it if you could bring these positions to the attention of your graduating PhD students and postdocs. A description of the positions, including how to apply, is at:


Gaurav S. Sukhatme
Professor and Chairman
Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California
Editor-in-Chief, Autonomous Robots

Spring 2014 NSERC USRAs for Co-op Students

CS Deadline for co-op USRA:  January 10, 2013

USRA applications for a spring co-op work term should be completed on the NSERC web site by January 10th. Deadline is more flexible for non co-op students. Email Margaret Towell at  if you are working on an application.

You will need a supervisor who has a research project you can work on.  Talk to some profs who are working in research areas of interest to you by checking out the bios and web pages of people in those areas:

NSERC USRA application forms:

When you have found a supervisor who has a project and they are willing to take you on, login to the online Form 202 Part 1 for students. Please upload your unofficial transcript as not doing so will delay the application.

For instructions and details on the NSERC Undergra…

Professor of Informatics at Sherbrooke University

The Université de Sherbrooke invites applications for a full time tenure-track position in the Department of Computer Science of its Faculty of Science.A detailed description of this position can also be consulted on the Université's website by going to and then following the links "Travailler à l'Université" , "Emplois disponibles" and "Professeure ou professeur" (Faculté des sciences no 01904).

Master of Management in Operations Research (MM in OR)

Upcoming application deadline- February 15, 2014 The Master of Management in Operations Research (MM in OR) program at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia is program designed for individuals with backgrounds in engineering, mathematics, economics, or other quantitative fields.  The 16-month program offers a unique blend of technical coursework, practical consulting skills, and real-world problem-solving experience that positions students for success in today's competitive business world.

MM in OR students work closely with internationally renowned faculty, business leaders, and outstanding peers to develop and realize their goals in a professional business environment. A highlight of the program is the Industry Project. Every student receives generous financial support by completing an intensive 5-month applied project with an industry partner that addresses a significant operational issue. Working closely with faculty and project leaders, …

PostDoc Fellowship at the University of Lethbridge

Applications from outstanding candidates are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship in algorithm design and optimization at the University of Lethbridge. The research will broadly target the development of advanced algorithms to solve challenging problems in communication networks, facility location and discrete optimization. The position is for one year, but may be extended for up to a second year, subject to the availability of funds. The preferred start date for the fellowship is on or before April 1, 2014.

The fellow will join the Optimization Research Group in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department. The group consists of faculty and graduate students at the masters and PhD level whose research areas include telecommunication, transportation and logistics, scientific computation, and bioinformatics. The group members work in a relaxed and collegial atmosphere and maintain strong research collaborations within the group, across Canada and internationally.

Lethbridge is loc…

PhD at SUNY-Buffalo


The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) is one of the first Computer Science degree programs in the world (established in 1967) and one of the largest. With more than 35 full-time faculty members and over 850 graduate and undergraduate students, our graduate program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, and consistently ranks among the top 60 best programs in the United States.
CSE faculty are experts in their fields, and perform world-class and cutting-edge research. They include award-winning researchers and teachers (including 9 NSF CAREER Award recipients), members of prestigious editorial boards, and fellows of the ACM, IEEE, and AAAI. They have founded and direct major centers and laboratories devoted to big data analytics, biomedical computing, biometric systems, cloud computing, smartphones, robotics, computer s…

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College

The Dartmouth College Department of Computer Science invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the level of assistant professor. We seek candidates who will be excellent researchers and teachers in the areas of machine learning, computer graphics/digital arts, and theory/algorithms, although outstanding candidates in any area will be considered. We particularly seek candidates who will help lead, initiate, and participate in collaborative research projects both within Computer Science and involving other Dartmouth researchers, including those in other Arts & Sciences departments, Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and Tuck School of Business.

The department is home to 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and two research faculty members.  Research areas of the department encompass the areas of systems, security, vision, digital arts, algorithms, theory, robotics, and computational biology. The Computer S…

PhD and MSc positions in HCI at Queen's University's Human Media Lab

The Human Media Lab at Queen's University ( is inviting applications for PhD and MSc students in Human-Computer Interaction. The positions are fully funded for 4 years for PhD students, and 2 years for MSc students. We are looking for outstanding students with a degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and a strong background in HCI.

The Human Media Lab specializes in developing and evaluating advanced disruptive user interface prototypes. Work at the lab involves conceiving of designs, engineering and implementing hardware and/or software interfaces, and empirically evaluating prototypes of computers of the future. Our recent emphasis has been on Organic User Interfaces ( Computers that use non-flat or flexible displays. Prior work includes flexible smartphones (, tablet pcs ( and spherical and cylindrical form factors (…

Assistant Professor Positions at Simon Fraser University

The School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline is required, with a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The School is seeking to fill positions in computational biology and big data science to support its recently established Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) positions. The School is searching for candidates in the areas of algorithms, data mining, genomics, machine learning and systems. Exceptional candidates in other related areas will also be considered. 
Simon Fraser University is consistently one of the top-ranked comprehensive universities in Canada, and the School of Computing Science is one of the leading Canadian computer science departments. The School currently has approximately 200 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, more than 1200 undergraduate majors, and 53 faculty members. 
All qualified candidates are encouraged t…

Tenure-Track Position in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics at U of T

The Department of Computer Science and the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research at the University of Toronto invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics. The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2014.
We seek an emerging researcher with an exceptional research record and excellent teaching credentials. The successful candidate is expected to pursue innovative research at the highest level; to establish a strong, externally funded research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; and to participate actively in the Donnelly Centre and Department of Computer Science. Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to take advantage of the University's strengths in biology and bioinformatics—and computational, medical and biological sciences more broadly—and to facilitate further interaction with other units. To facilitate such interacti…

Tenure-track Positions at U of T

The University of Toronto invites applications for three tenure-stream appointments in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointments will be with the tri-campus Graduate Department of Computer Science and its affiliated undergraduate departments: Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga: specific areas of interest include operating systems, networks, distributed systems, database systems, computer architecture, programming languages, and software engineering.Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough: all areas of Computer Science.Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto St. George: all areas of Computer Science that touch upon Big Data in the broadest possible sense-including but certainly not limited to theoretical foundations, algorithms, systems, software, applications and cross-disciplinary research. The candidate may also be nominated for a prestigious Ti…

Lecturer Position at U of T

The Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto seeks an enthusiastic and innovative teacher for a full-time teaching-stream appointment in the field of Computer Science. The appointment will be at the rank of Lecturer and will begin on July 1, 2014.
We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching, possess the intellectual curiosity to pursue novel and innovative methods of thinking and teaching, and are interested in establishing a long-term teaching career with the Department. Candidates from all areas of Computer Science are invited to apply. Particular attention will be given to candidates with an interest in or experience teaching Software Engineering. Candidates must have a graduate degree (PhD preferred) in computer science or a related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter.
Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, and curriculum development. In addition, each faculty membe…

Palantir Scholarship for Women in Technology

There’s a little more than a month left for current undergraduate and graduate students to apply for our scholarship for Women in Tech. If you know any current students that would be interested, please be sure to let them know about the opportunity! International students are eligible to apply. Applications are due 12/31.
If you’re interested in sharing the opportunity on social media, feel free to: Retweet the @PalantirTech tweet or share our status on Facebook.
Questions about the scholarship? Reach out to

Google Scholarships

At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible.  Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields.  If selected, scholarship recipients will each receive a $5,000 CAD scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year and be invited to attend the all-expense paid Annual Google Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex this summer.  Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of applicants' academic background, leadership, and demonstrated passion for computer science. Please see below for a list of open scholarships.  All scholarship applications are due on December 2, 2013. Google Anita Borg Scholarshipis open to current female undergraduate or graduate students who will be studying at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2014-2015 academic year. Generation Google Scholarshipis open to curr…

Call out for volunteers! CS4U DAY

Help students in grades 8 - 12 learn about computer science at Waterloo. Lectures and hands-on activities will be led by our talented faculty.

Event details: Wednesday, December 4 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Volunteers will receive a free CS t-shirt and lunch - 20 volunteers are needed!
An volunteer orientation session will be taking place on Wednesday, November 27 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm in DC1304.
For more information, please contact Nick Murphy Email:

Accelerated Masters (BMath/MMath or BCS/MMath)

Get a head start on your Masters degree with the fast track option by taking two graduate courses in your fourth year. All computer science and math programs are eligible. Waterloo students only.
Enroll in the fast track option is you have A flexible fourth year scheduleDemonstrated experience as a Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA)Involvement in professional research All of our URA position are available online:

For more information on the fast track option, visit

FounderExpo Event in Kitchener-Waterloo

FounderExpo gathers student entrepreneurs from universities and gives them the opportunity to pitch to VCs one on one. Whether students have an existing businesses, a prototype built, or a simple idea, FounderExpo provides them with the opportunity to pitch a VC for a seed investment. VCs and mentors from OMERS, MaRS, the BDC  and other funds will be in attendance.
What: FounderExpo Kitchener-Waterloo When: Monday, Nov 25 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST) Where: Google Waterloo offices at 151 Charles Street West
Facebook Page:


You++ Mini Conference, Hosted by WISTEM

Saturday, November 16
10 am – 2 pm
QNC Atrium

Tickets: $5.00 (Reserve a spot). Includes lunch and admission entry.

Upgrade both your technical and soft skills; learn about technology's role in today's global politics from guest speaker Sheldon Fernandez, co-founder & VP of Engineering at Infusion, and CTO of PersonIf; build your networking skills; and attend a Visual Basics for Applications (VBA) workshop led by an upper-year CFM student.

BYOL (Bring your own laptop) or email to have one provided.

W14 Digital History Course

Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program Online Information Session for Students from Canada, November 13

Dear students, If you are interested in careers in industry after you graduate, the Berkeley MFE wants to speak with you.  The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering program invites you to join an upcoming online information session for students in Canada.  During our session, you will meet Berkeley MFE Executive Director Linda Kreitzman and admissions staff, who will answer your questions and conduct resume reviews.  Submit your resume prior to the session for an on-the-spot assessment of your skills! For more information and to RSVP, see the details below: Berkeley MFE Information Session for students in Canada November 13, 2013 10:00 AM Pacific (West Coast) time: Online information session and Q&A with executive director Linda Kreitzman and MFE staff; resume reviews.  Online at Please RSVP at We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.  If you have questions about the Berkeley MFE, please do not hesitate to conta…

MindSumo: Prizes, Jobs & Internships for CS Students from RetailMeNot, SIG & More

We recently added several more great opportunities for computer science students to test their skills, win cash prizes and prove themselves as job and internship candidates.

Can you please forward these opportunities to your CS students? All they need to do to participate is sign up at

RetailMeNot Challenge: Help our users figure out if coupons are still valid
Susquehanna International Group Challenge: Uncover the highest quality GitHub repositories
New Kayak Challenge: Help stranded travelers find nearby attraction
MongoDB Challenge: Help MongoDB track our productivity

Microsoft Tech Talk


Microsoft is hosting a Tech Talk discussing their creation of Xbox 360’s web browser! The talk is presented by Arnab, a senior software engineer in the Platform engineering team at Xbox. He will be talking about the application development model for the Xbox 360, and the unique challenges that went into creating a browser for the 360. Don't miss the event on Thursday November 7th from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in Festive Room – SCH.

Come prepared for a deep dive into IE9 on the Xbox 360.

Bring your resume for a chance to win a Surface RT.  See you on November 7th!

Harris Rasheed
Microsoft Student Partner

UofT: Molecular Genetics Information Sessions

The Molecular Genetics Dept at U of T ( is hosting two graduate information sessions on November 15 and 19  that are open to all undergraduates and/or MSc students interested in exploring graduate opportunities at U of T.  Our department encompasses almost 100 different labs and we're particularly interested in recruiting undergraduates with diverse science backgrounds including biology, biochemistry, chemistry, mathematics, bioinformatics and computer sciences.

For anyone not interested in traveling to TO, there's also a link to a pre-recorded session:

Many thanks,

Bri Lavoie,
MoGen recruitment committee co-chair

Join us to learn more about MoGen’s M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs and the world-class research opportunities we offer our students. Or watch a pre-recorded session at
Graduate Studies Information sessions F…

UBC MMinOR information session

Dear students,

The Sauder School of Business would like to invite you to participate in an online information session for the Masters of Management in Operations Research. This is a great way to learn about one of the masters programs available to you at UBC. We have attached the official invite for you with dates, RSVP information etc. The online info-session is THIS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1, from 230-330pm. The best email to reach us at is:


Master of Management in Operations Research Online Information Session – Friday November 1, 2013 
Dear students,

You are cordially invited to join in an upcoming online information session on our UBC Master of Management in Operations Research (MM in OR) program: Friday, November 1, 2013 2:30 m - 3:30 pm (Pacific Standard Time) 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (Eastern Standard Time) 
The 16-month UBC MM in OR program trains students to become professional business analysts by providing rigorous technical fundamentals, practical consulting …

IBM PhD fellowship deadline is October 29th

CS Grads: Please consider applying for the IBM PhD Fellowship that "honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study." Details can be found at . Note that nominations should be submitted directly by a faculty member and you do not need to go through the grad office. thanks, S. Keshav Graduate Director Cheriton School of Computer Science

NSERC CGSM Scholarship Competition for 2014-2015

Deadline on-line:  8:00 pm December 1, 2013

Attention 4a and 4b students applying for Graduate Studies in 2014, please find information below about the NSERC CGS-Masters Competition.

Before you complete your application:
1. Check and ensure that you are ELIGIBLE to apply.
2. Start talking to some faculty members about getting 2 references.
3. Check to see how and when transcripts must be ordered


NSERC CGSM Scholarship Competition for 2014-2015
On-line Deadline:   December 1, 2013  8:00 pm
Via NSERC's on-line Research Portal

The web page below and its right hand menu will give you lots of information about the application procedures.  In particular, the sample CGS-M application and the instructions are easily available here. Be sure to read the instructions for the free form pages and follow them to the letter.…

Rotman International Trading Competiton

The Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) is an annual event where competing teams of students and faculty from across the globe participate in a unique three day conference. This year it will be held from Thursday February 20th, 2014 to Saturday February 22nd, 2014. RITC presents teams with challenges that are pertinent to current market trends. While past competitions have been very successful, they continually improve on past cases and introduce new ones. After adopting the Rotman Interactive Trader (RIT) platform in the 2006 competition and receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback, they strive further utilize RIT's newly added features to offer more variety in their trading cases and a better trading experience. Not only will you have an opportunity to utilize your skills, knowledge, and acumen, but you will have the opportunity to meet and network with faculty and students from around the globe! We are looking for a team of students (5) who want to go and repr…

Clark University Entry-Level Tenure Track Position

I would like to call your attention to an entry level tenure track position in Computer Science opening in the Math/CS department at Clark University (to start fall 2014).  I would be very grateful if you could please bring this to the attention of the School of Computer Science at Waterloo, and/or to relay it to any qualified individual that you think might be interested.

Details can be found at,

We are interested in qualified applicants with expertise in applications in the areas of Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Vision, Computational Geometry, or Network Algorithms.

Clark has a number of interdisciplinary groups and programs in the social and natural sciences. Among others these include a group in Motion Planning, an Active Matter group, Geographical Information Science, and a growing Environmental Science program, as well as a computational cluster. Thus we are particularly interested in the the branches of CS listed ab…

Montana State Computer Science Tenure-Track Position(s)

The Montana State University Computer Science Department is seeking to hire one (possibly more) tenure-track positions in either

(1) the broad area of big data - inclusive of data science, data management systems, analytics, social media, computational science, visualization, intelligent systems, security, etc.

(2) computer science education – someone who can research and implement best practices that attract, retain and graduate significantly larger numbers of students

Vacancy Ad:

Our Department:

If you would pass this information along to anyone who might enjoy working at a Carnegie Very High Research University (RU/VH) in beautiful Bozeman, Montana, I would greatly appreciate it.



John Paxton
Professor and Department Head
Computer Science Department
Montana State University

IOS Scholarship for Women in Technology

Job Number: 29421172
Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
Posted: Sep. 17, 2013
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Job Summary The iOS Scholarship for Women in Technology is an opportunity for women to win a $10,000 scholarship to help pay for their education in the technology field.

Key Qualifications Applicants must be in at least their sophomore year of college pursuing a bachelor’s degree, or enrolled in a master’s degree or PhD program in computer science or a related field. To apply for the iOS Scholarship for Women in Technology, applicants must submit their resume and app proposal (discussed below) to this posting as a single PDF by November 15, 2013.
Description The iOS Scholarship for Women in Technology is an opportunity for women to win a $10,000 scholarship to help pay for their education in the technology field. 
Applicants for the scholarship will also be considered separately for an internship at Apple with the Apple iO…

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College

The Dartmouth College Department of Computer Science invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the level of assistant professor. We seek candidates who will be excellent researchers and teachers in the areas of machine learning, computer graphics/digital arts, and theory/algorithms, although outstanding candidates in any area will be considered. We particularly seek candidates who will help lead, initiate, and participate in collaborative research projects both within Computer Science and involving other Dartmouth researchers, including those in other Arts & Sciences departments, Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and Tuck School of Business.

The department is home to 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and two research faculty members.  Research areas of the department encompass the areas of systems, security, vision, digital arts, algorithms, theory, robotics, and computational biology. The Computer …

Two CS faculty positions at Oakland University

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Tenure-track Faculty Positions The Department of Computer Science and Engineering needs to fill two tenure-track assistant professor positions. Both positions will begin on August 15, 2014. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field by the appointment date. Candidates must show exceptional promise in both research and teaching. Desired areas of interest include software engineering, algorithms, programming languages and parallel computing. Only applicants whose research and teaching interests fall under these or very closely related areas will be considered. Applications should be submitted by November 15, 2013. Applicants should upload a letter of intent, a statement of research, a statement of teaching, resume, and information of three references at The teaching statement should include a list of…

Scholarship Opportunity from CIBC and Student Life Network

The Student Life Network, in collaboration with CIBC, is currently offering a $20,000 scholarship for a current Canadian student.
The scholarship is not merit based and is open to all students. In addition to the $20,000 for school it contains a whole host of other awards that make a student¹s life easier.  
Students can register to win the scholarship here:
Last year, we offered a similar opportunity. Taylor Esselment from Hagersville, Ontario won a $20,000 GIC to help her pay off Computer Science her student debts. A re-cap video of our team telling her that she won can be viewed here:

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Tel: 416.461.0207 ext. 232 Twitter: @StudentLifeNet Facebook:���…

Portfolio Management Accelerated Track for Senior Associates

Hedge Fund seeking top PhDs and MS graduates with strong engineering/math aptitude for unique entry-level systematic portfolio management opportunity.  Learn statistical arbitrage and algorithmic trading techniques from senior portfolio managers. Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to the following): We are seeking individuals with outstanding academic background to join us as Senior Associate, Accelerated Portfolio Management Track. The successful candidates will work under the guidance of our highly successful portfolio managers and Chief Investment Officer. After gaining enough experience, Senior Associates will be promoted to Portfolio Manager, and begin to manage their own investment portfolio to generate profits. This is a unique entry level opportunity for high caliber individuals looking for an accelerated track to a highly rewarding career in systematic trading. Successful applicants will receive compensation commensurate with their experience and acade…