Assistant / Associate Professor – Systems and Computer Engineering (Software Engineering)

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Ottawa West, ONTARIO
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

About the Position
  • Field of Specialization: Software Engineering
  • Academic Unit: Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
  • Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure track)
  • Rank/Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Start Date: July 1, 2022
  • Closing Date: March 1, 2022

The department of Systems and Computer Engineering invites applications for a preliminary appointment in Software Engineering, specifically Software Architecture Engineering at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2022.

The candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program in software architecture, software design, and software engineering. We are interested in all aspects of software architecture engineering, including, but limited to:

  • architectural styles and patterns (e.g., microservice architectures, SOA),
  • architecture definition languages (e.g., AADL, UML, SysML),
  • architecture qualities (e.g., sustainability, fault tolerance),
  • architectural evaluation (e.g., ATAM) and decision making,
  • continuous delivery, DevOps and code generation.

with applications to AI-Based Systems, Blockchain, Commerce/Banking, Cloud/Containerization, Automotive, Aerospace for instance.

The candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching topics such as programming, software design, software architecture, and supervise undergraduate projects.

Candidates will be expected to contribute to course and curriculum development, accreditation, quality assurance reviews, and departmental/ university promotion events.

About the Academic Unit

The Department of Systems and Computer Engineering ( ) is a research-intensive department and hosts an active community of faculty members, instructors, and undergraduate and graduate students. It participates in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs.


At the time of appointment, candidates must:

  • Have earned a PhD in a field related to this call.
  • Show evidence of research and teaching interests in the field targeted in this call.
  • Demonstrate past contributions, or ideas and plans, through teaching and/or research, to the betterment of the practice of engineering in their field of expertise.
  • Demonstrate commitment to and potential for teaching excellence and mentoring/supervision of (under)graduate students.
  • Demonstrate potential for innovative and scholarly research and the ability to develop an externally-funded, high quality research program.
  • Demonstrate potential for multi-disciplinary research collaborations.
  • Value diversity and inclusivity.
  • Show membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, or evidence that membership ( ) in such an association can be secured according to the accreditation criteria and procedures set by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

We encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in STEM.

The following assets will be considered favorably:

  • Successfully integrating research methods in undergraduate teaching or, conversely, integrating undergraduate students in research.
  • Experience and an interest in course and curriculum development.
  • Aptitudes for building bridges with community, industry, and government agencies, including non-traditional research outputs.
  • Experience in fostering and mentoring under-represented groups in STEM.
  • Experience and interest to contribute to the academic life of a department.
  • Leadership and academic service roles, including outreach.
  • Strength in advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in your discipline and on campus.

Application Instructions

Applications should be sent electronically as a single PDF file to, describe qualifications, and include:

  • A curriculum vitae.
  • A statement of research interests (past and planned activities) (maximum 3 pages).
  • A description of teaching interests and experience (maximum 2 pages).
  • The names and contact information for at least three references.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University

Located in Ottawa, Carleton is an innovative teaching and research institution with a tradition of leading change. Internationally recognized academics, staff, and researchers engage more than 31,000 students in over 100 programs of study. Learn more about our university and the city of Ottawa .

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process. We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin and visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Chair as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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