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2015 Math Faculty Class Composite Photo

Attention all Faculty of Mathematics Grads of 2015!Do not miss out on your class composite - if you are away from campus during the Fall term, you must have your portrait taken this term to appear with your classmates. Please go to where you will find all of the details to book your session. If you have any questions, you can contact Lifetouch at or by calling them at 519-888-4567 x37539.

Next local ACM-style programming contest June 1

The next Waterloo-local ACM-style programming contest will be held on Sunday, June 1 in MC 3022. All members of the UW community are invited to try their programming skill in Scheme, C, C++, Java, or Pascal. For full details and online registration, please see: The contest will run from 1 pm sharp until 4 pm, and will be followed by pizza. There will be a practice contest in the morning to allow contestants, especially those competing for the first time, to get their account setup and become familiar with the contest environment. Contestants participating in the practice contest should arrive by 10:30 am in MC 3022. For out-of-town participants, it is possible to participate remotely using a web-based system, but local participants are encouraged to attend in person if possible.

Yelp Team Mixer

Yelp will be checking in at University of Waterloo to meet the best and brightest computer science and engineering students. You're invited to come and to learn more about Yelp tech and culture from a few members of our engineering team at the following event: Team Mixer Thursday, 5/29 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Location: Molly Bloom's Pub We will be providing snacks and drinks, and raffling off a quadcopter, so remember to bring your CS or engineering resume to get a raffle ticket! RSVP here <>. If you're interested in learning more about Yelp's technical innovations, check out our latest projects on the Yelp Engineering blog <>. The fastest way to an epic internship or awesome full-time position is by giving the Yelp recruiter your resume at our tech talk or team mixer. But if you just can't wait, take a look at our college positions on<http://ww…

Yelp Tech Talk

Yelp will be checking in at University of Waterloo to meet the best and brightest computer science and engineering students. You're invited to come and to learn more about Yelp tech and culture from a few members of our engineering team at the following event: Tech TalkLaunching Yelp in a New Country Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Location: Davis Centre, Colloquium 1302 RESUME RAFFLE | FREE DINNER | SWEET YELP SCHWAG We'll kick things off with a quick Q+A with former Yelp intern, Max R. as he speaks about his experiences at Yelp and what he's learned along the way. Then, join Rachel Z. for a behind-the-scenes look at the mechanics of bringing Yelp to a new country and the challenges of localization. Afterwards, ask the team about a day in the life of an engineer at Yelp, our daily push cycle, and our open-source projects. We will be providing dinner and raffling off an iPad Retina, so remember to bring your CS or engineering resume to get a raffle ticket!…

Lecturer Position -- University of Toronto

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences seeks an enthusiastic and innovative lecturer for a one year 67% position at the rank of Lecturer in the field of Computer Science beginning September 1, 2014. 
We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching and who have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Preference is given to candidates who have a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline. 
The position requires the teaching of four one-semester courses spread over one calendar year. 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. 
Faculty members are also encouraged to initiate and supervise undergraduate projects. 
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Applications should include curriculum vitae, stat…

Tenure-track position (Université Laval)

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Université Laval invites applications for a tenure-track position.  Official posting: en français, in English. Responsibilities for this position include: Teaching, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, computer science and software engineering courses. Supervising Master and Ph.D. students. Conducting research activities leading to funding grants. Participating to administrative activities.
Selection criteria Ph.D. degree (completed or about to be completed) in computer science and software engineering, or equivalent.   Publications in refereed scientific journals and conference proceedings. Strong research potential and excellent teaching capacities. Good communication skills. French is the teaching language of the university. For a non-native speaker, the University provides various means of learning and developing communication skills in the French language. Research focus in the field of processing big data…

Call out for computer science volunteers!

Help our 2014 admitted students choose Waterloo for computer science by celebrating their successes and sharing your program experiences. Faculty and staff will be on hand to answer admission-related questions.

WHAT:You@Waterloo Day
WHEN: Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 10 am – 2 pm
WHERE: Physical Activities Centre (PAC)

Volunteers will receive a free lunch, t-shirt, and cupcake!

Volunteer orientation: Wednesday, May 21| 5:00 – 6:00 pm | DC1302. Snacks will be provided.

To participate, email Heather Steinmetz |

Lecturer position (Simon Fraser University)

The School of Computing Science invites applications for a full time continuing Lecturer position for its
Software Systems program at the SFU Surrey campus commencing September 1, 2014. The Software
Systems program is a four-year B.Sc. degree program that provides students with the skills and
knowledge necessary for the production of professional software as part of a team under realistic time
and resource constraints. For the position, a M.Sc. in Computing Science or a related discipline is required. A Ph.D. or relevant
industry experience would be an asset. We seek applicants with a record of excellence in teaching in the
areas of systems or software engineering. More information about Software Systems, including course descriptions, is available on the Software
Systems website: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information about
Teaching Appointments at SFU see:…

Assistant professor (Athabasca University)

Assistant Professor, Multimedia and Software Engineering, School of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Science and Technology
The Assistant Professor (five year term position), Multimedia and Software Engineering, will be responsible for the coordination and revision of current courses as well as course development in the area of multimedia and software engineering, maintaining a research program in a related discipline, and service to the university and community.
In the role of successfully delivering and developing assigned programs and courses, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following areas both directly and in conjunction with support staff:  tutoring; assignment and exam marking; conducting seminars and workshops as required; maintaining student records; undergraduate and graduate course development, maintenance and revision.  Within these areas, the successful candidate will be hiring and supervising instructors; evaluating student performance and…

Palantir Technologies Information Session

Tuesday, May 13th 
SCH - The Festival Room
Taco Tuesday!
Please join Lillian Ma, Product Quality Engineer at Palantir Technologies. Lillian will be discussing what makes Quality Engineering at Palantir unique - the diversity of responsibilities,  ranging from deep server-side infrastructure to on-site client product analysis. Come see the kind of impact that you can bring across a wide range of teams and products. Enter our raffle to win a prize! 
View a live demo of our data fusion platforms, and learn how you can be a part of our mission.

Lecturer position (Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences)

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Campus, invites applications for a 10-month term appointment as lecturer without review in
Computer Science to begin July 15, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, relevant university
teaching experience, and evidence of ability and commitment to teaching excellence. Individuals
with expertise in any area of computer science will be considered. An interest in pedagogy,
especially development and evaluation of teaching systems and approaches, is desirable.
Experience in establishing connections with technology industries would also be an important

The successful candidate will teach courses in the undergraduate program, including introduction
to computer programming in Java, database management systems, and software engineering,
and coordinate the Capstone Software Engineering Project course. The lectu…