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Limited‐term teaching assistant professor (University of Victoria)

Department of Computer Science

University of Victoria

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria invites applications for limited‐term Teaching Assistant Professor (formerly Senior Instructor) positions starting September 1, 2014 or January 1, 2015.  A variety of appointment options may be available. For example, the highly qualified individuals employed will be responsible for teaching three courses during an 8‐month part-time appointment (e.g., one course in the fall and two courses in the spring) appointment, or six courses (e.g., two courses in the fall, three courses in the spring and 1 course in the summer) for a 12-month full-time appointment.

Possible teaching assignments include first‐year programming courses, first and second year computer science courses, as well as computer graphics courses at all levels. Computer Science course descriptions can be found at Success-ful applicants will also be assigned selected administrative duties.

Qualifications: candidates must be experienced in teaching computer science courses and must hold a PhD or Masters in Computer Science or a closely related field. A PhD is a significant asset.

The term is 8 months or 12 months. The salary for an 8‐month three-course appointment is $32,500. The salary for a one-year six-course appointment is $65,000. Review of applications will begin Monday, June 2, 2014 and continue until positions are filled. Applicants are asked to submit their application—including a CV, a Teaching Statement, and two reference letters—by email to

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal People, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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Appointments for course enrollment began on Monday 26 March and open enrollment begins on Wednesday 28 March.

For students trying to add CS courses, we encourage you to review the course selection page.

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