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David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
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Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Positions

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Faculty of Mathematics

University of Waterloo

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science invites applications for up to ten tenure-track (assistant professor) or tenured (associate/full professor) faculty positions.

Excellent faculty membersare sought who will enhance the school’s strength in Computer Science. Priority areas include:

1)     Algorithms and Data Structures

2)     Human-Computer Interaction

3)     Computational Optimization for Data Science and Finance

4)     Computer Security

5)     Software Engineering

As well, there are one or more positions that are open to all areas of Computer Science. Tenured appointments at the associate and full professor level are possible as circumstances warrant. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $110,000 – $170,000 and negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Appointments are expected to commence during the 2018 calendar year.

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is the largest computer science school in Canada, with 89 faculty members. It enjoys an excellent reputation in pure and applied research and houses a diverse research program of international stature. Because of its recognized capabilities, the school attracts exceptionally well-qualified students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the University of Waterloo has an enlightened intellectual property policy that vests all rights in the inventor. Please see the school’s website for more information:

To submit an application, please register at the submission site: Once registered, instructions will be provided regarding how to submit your full application. Applications will be considered when they are complete and as long as positions are available. However, full consideration is assured only for applications received by November 30, 2017.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity and is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process.

Three reasons to apply:


All successful applicants are expected to engage actively in graduate student supervision and teaching, to contribute to the overall development of the school, and to be, or to have demonstrated the potential to be, leaders in their research field. A PhD in Computer Science, or equivalent, is required.