Faculty Position in Cloud/fog/edge Computing, SDN/NFV and Advanced Networking

Concordia University


Tenure-Track Position in the area of Cloud/fog/edge Computing, SDN/NFV and Advanced Networking

Position description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position
in Cloud/fog/edge computing, SDN/NFV and advanced networking. Duties include research, teaching at
both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the institution. This is a tenure-track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level
may also be considered.

Qualifications and assets

Candidates must have completed their PhD in Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline, or be near
completion at the start date of the appointment. Candidates shall possess teaching and research
expertise in areas such as, but not limited to: cloud/fog/edge based software systems/applications,
networking, network function virtualization and software defined networks, communication protocols
engineering, service engineering, service oriented architectures. Membership or eligibility for
membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in Quebec, is required.
The main criteria for selection are scholarly and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will
provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research
leading to peer assessed publications, industrial application of their research activities, and the securing
of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both
the undergraduate and graduate levels. Industrial experience will be a definite asset. The Department
values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of
underrepresented groups. The language of instruction at Concordia is English, but a working knowledge
of French is an asset.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to: Ms. Kristin Tedd, Assistant to the Chair, at

Applications must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (21_T_ECE_M2), a
detailed curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and the names and contact information of
four referees. Electronic applications should be submitted by October 31, 2021 and will be reviewed on
an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate has been identified. Only short-listed applicants are notified.
The appointment is expected to commence in January 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community,
and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of
this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational
environment of a Next-Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter
how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them
to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:

• teaching about underrepresented populations
• mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
• committee work
• offering or organizing educational programming
• participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the
survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring
committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the
hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in
this posting.

Adaptive measures

Applicants who anticipate requiring adaptive measures throughout any stage of the recruitment process
may contact, in confidence, Nadia Hardy, Interim Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Faculty
Development and Inclusion at vpfdi@concordia.ca or by phone at 514-848-2424, extension 4323.
Information about the Department

For information about the ECE Department, please visit: www.concordia.ca/ece.
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Information about Concordia

For information about Concordia University, please visit: www.concordia.ca.

Territorial Acknowledgement

Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien'kehá:ka Nation is recognized as
the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically
known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of
Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in
our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.
Employment Equity

Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting
a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates,
including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities,
persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to
selfidentify in their applications.

Immigration Status

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be
given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada's reporting requirements, the University is
obliged to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or
Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all
applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

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