Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Limited-Term Lecturer Position at UWindsor

The University of Windsor invites applications for a One-Year Limited-Term Lecturer position in the School of Computer Science commencing July 1, 2014. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. 

The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor consists of 20 professors, 8 support staff, over 400 undergraduate students, and approximately one hundred graduate students. Areas of funded research include Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Distributed and High-Performance Computing, Graphics, Image Processing, Information Retrieval, Networks, Software Engineering, and Theoretical Computer Science. For further information about the School of Computer Science, visit our website at http://www.cs.uwindsor.ca. 

The City of Windsor and Essex County have a growing population numbering at present over 400,000 and are situated on the southern bank of Detroit River across from our northern neighbour, the large metropolis of Detroit. The region provides an environment rich in culture and recreational activities, http://www.citywindsor.ca. 

The primary responsibility of the lecturer will be teaching university level courses, particularly supporting the Masters of Applied Computing professional degree program. For further information about the School of Computer Science visit our website at http://www.cs.uwindsor.ca. 
Required qualifications are a Doctoral degree in Computer Science together with successful experience in teaching a wide variety of Computer Science courses at all university levels. Industry experience is an asset, including aspects of recognized certifications, training, and internship placement. 

Applications and nominations should include: 
  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status; 
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae; 
  • a teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that might include sample course outlines or teaching evaluations, if available; and 
  • three current letters of reference forwarded by the referees directly to the Department Head. 


The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) by the deadline date of May 5, 2014. 

Reference Letters to be sent to: 
Dr. Ziad Kobti 
Director, School of Computer Science 
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4 
Phone: 519.253.3000, ext. 3714, Fax: 519. 973.7093, E-mail: garabon@uwindsor.ca 


Applications may still be received after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. 

To address gender balance in the Department, applications from women are strongly encouraged. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, 401 Sunset Avenue, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. 

The University of Windsor, one of Ontario’s leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca. 

For more information on living and working at the University of Windsor, visit the Faculty Recruitment and Retention website at http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultyrecruitment, or contact Ms. Gerri Pacecca (Email: recruit@uwindsor.ca), Faculty Recruitment Coordinator, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic toll- free at 1-877- 665-6608 within North America or call collect outside of North America at 001-519-561-1432.

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