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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…