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Computer Science position at Brandon University


One-Year Term Position
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.
Applications are invited for a one-year term position in the area of Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Teaching responsibilities:  The ideal candidate will be able to teach junior and senior courses in Computer Science. Ability to teach Computer Architecture, Computer Organization, Operating Systems, or C as a second language would be an asset. Depending on the candidate’s field of expertise, some alterations may be made in potential course assignments.

Qualifications:  A minimum of a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Computer Science. Experience in undergraduate teaching would be an asset.

The Department offers B.Sc. degree programs and B.Sc. (Honours) degree programs with Majors and Minors in both Mathematics and Computer Science. Objectives of the program include educating students as effective computing professionals with superior oral and written communication skills or enabling them to secure admission to a high-quality graduate program. All applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information on the program offerings.

Application Deadline: July 4, 2014, or until position is filled.
Start Date: August 1, 2014, or as mutually agreed.
Rank and Salary: Lecturer or Assistant Professor; salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, transcripts, summary of teaching experience, citizenship status, and the names, addresses and e-mails of three referees to:

Dr. Andrew Egan
Dean of Science
Brandon University
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9

If applying via e-mail, submissions should be in a single pdf file of a reasonable size.

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview. Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.



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