University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta T2L 1N4
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The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor position. Candidates must possess the interest and ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in computer science and data science, particularly to support teaching in our Data Science Minor program. Candidates will also contribute to course development and teaching in the Faculty of Science's professional certificate and diploma programs in Data Science & Analytics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, and have a demonstrated ability (or previous experience) in delivering high-quality instruction to undergraduate students. The successful candidate will teach up to 5 half-course equivalents (HCE) per calendar year, and will also have the opportunity to engage in scholarly activities to maintain currency in the field, including scholarship of teaching & learning.

By helping us to create innovative, experiential learning environments for our students and community, the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the University of Calgary's Eyes High vision, and to provide high-quality teaching experiences. Instructors at the University of Calgary enjoy ample opportunity for professional development and advancement including research and scholarship leaves, teaching-focused ranks that parallel the research-focused ranks, and opportunities to take on administrative and leadership roles.

The Department of Computer Science is one of Canada's leaders, with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. It has large undergraduate and graduate programs, state-of-the-art computing facilities, and successful multi-disciplinary linkages. Further information is available at

Applicants should submit a single PDF including CV, a concise statement of teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier describing past teaching experience, and the names and contact details of 3 references online via University of Calgary career’s site

The hiring committee will review applications starting November 15, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. Hiring decisions will be finalized by Spring 2020, with the successful candidate joining the University of Calgary in July 2020.

In support of University of Calgary's promotion of a diverse workforce, the Faculty of Science is committed to showing leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion and nurturing a healthy and respectful workplace environment for all.

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website For more information about the Faculty of Science visit Careers in the Faculty of Science .

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)


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