Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Computer Science

University of Manitoba

Canada

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Science
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor,
or Professor in Computer Science
Position #32788

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Manitoba is seeking 6 (six) professors for
Probationary (Tenure-track) or Tenured positions at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor,
commencing July 1, 2023, or on a date mutually agreed upon. Exceptional candidates at the full Professor
level will also be considered. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Department is seeking scholars with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and a
collegial approach to departmental affairs. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be
considered, with particular emphasis on candidates who will complement or extend the department’s
strengths: Algorithms and Theory of Computation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,
Bioinformatics, Computational Finance, Data Mining, Human-Computer Interaction, Parallel and
Distributed Computing, Privacy and Security. The successful candidate(s) will hold a Ph.D. in Computer
Science or a related field by the appointment date. Post-doctoral experience is preferred, and other
distinguishing experience will be considered.

Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research (including
establishing and maintaining an externally funded research program), and service-related activities. The
successful candidate will have a track record of high-quality scholarly research leading to peer-assessed
publications and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
At the Assistant Professor rank, candidates must demonstrate the potential to establish an independent,
innovative, externally fundable research program, and have demonstrated potential for high-quality
teaching contributions. At the Associate Professor rank, candidates must demonstrate an established,
independent, innovative research program with a track record of external funding, and have demonstrated
strength in high-quality teaching contributions. At the Professor rank, candidates must demonstrate a
sustained nationally or internationally recognized externally funded research program, and have
demonstrated leadership in high-quality teaching contributions.

The Department currently has 18 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and nine instructors.
We offer a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Computer Science, including joint
CS honours programs with Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, and Statistics. Further information about
the Department is available at www.sci.umanitoba.ca/cs.

The University of Manitoba is a driving force of innovation, discovery, and advancement. Our momentum
is propelled by our campus community – UM faculty, staff, and students whose determination and curiosity
shape our world for the better. Our teaching, learning and work environment is uniquely strengthened and
enriched by Indigenous perspectives. With two main campuses in Winnipeg, satellite campuses throughout
Manitoba, and world-wide research, UM’s impact is global.

Discover outstanding employee benefits, experience world-class facilities, and join a dynamic community
that values reconciliation, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion. We are one of Manitoba’s Top Employers
and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. At the University of Manitoba, what inspires you can
change everything.

The City of Winnipeg (www.tourismwinnipeg.com), located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet,
is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing
population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the
historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors.
From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The Province
of Manitoba’s (www.travelmanitoba.com) people and places – its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks,
winding river valleys and storied prairie skies – inspire.

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to
promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure for systemically marginalized groups who have
been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community, including Indigenous
Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+
(Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will
be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact
UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for
accommodation reasons only.

Applications should be sent to search@cs.umanitoba.ca (PDF files preferred) and should include:

  • curriculum vitae,
  • description of teaching philosophy,
  • summary of research expertise and interests,
  • three-page research plan
  • contact information for three references

Review of applications will commence on December 1, 2022, and will continue until the positions are
filled. Please ensure to specify position number 32788 in the application. For further information contact
the Search Committee Chair at search@cs.umanitoba.ca.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of
privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note
that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.


In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com

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