Monday, 2 December 2013

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 member has some responsibility for student recruitment and departmental administration.

Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Senior Lecturers hold continuing appointments at the University. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should apply online at, and include curriculum vitae, a list of publications, statement of career goals and teaching philosophy, teaching dossier, and the names and email addresses of three to five referees who may be contacted to provide a letter of reference. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Sara Burns at

The successful candidate will join a vibrant group of Lecturers who are engaged in pedagogical and curricular innovations, development of new teaching technologies, and research in computer science education. For more information about the Department of Computer Science, please visit our home page at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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