Instructor – Computer Science

Updated: 2 days ago
Location: Ottawa West, ONTARIO
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

About the Position
  • Field of Specialization: Computer Science
  • Academic Unit: Computer Science
  • Category of Appointment: Term
  • Rank/Position Title: Instructor
  • Start Date: July 1, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 30, 2022

The School of Computer Science invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year term appointment in Computer Science at the rank of Instructor, beginning July 1, 2022.

The primary duty of this position is to teach six undergraduate courses, three in the fall term and three in the winter.

We encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in Computer Science and/or with experience in mentoring students from such groups.

About the Academic Unit

The School has 40 full-time faculty members and particular research strengths in computational geometry, computer security, big data analytics, databases and information systems, graphics, HCI, high- performance computing, machine learning, networks and distributed computing. The School offers a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and graduate programs at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels. For more information about the School of Computer Science, please consult .


The successful candidate will have an interest in pursuing a career in teaching and will have a background demonstrating strong teaching potential and a commitment to teaching excellence. A PhD in computer science is required, with specialization in an applied subfield of computer science. The candidate should have a high level of confidence and expertise for teaching undergraduate applied computer science, and a strong background related to teaching object-oriented programming and web development. The successful candidate will need to be able to begin teaching programming, systems programming, and web applications courses with little preparation time.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and supporting documents and be sent electronically as one single PDF file by May 30, 2022 to Supporting documents should include: a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or potential, and a description of efforts made to improve teaching skills.

Please also identify any past experiences in supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in your previous institutional environment such as in curriculum development and in supporting diverse students.

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. Carleton has long been known for promoting research excellence and connectedness and is involved in partnerships around the globe. With strong leadership, it enjoys a healthy financial position and our proximity to government and cultural institutions, media, and a thriving knowledge economy make Carleton and Ottawa a great place to work, learn, and live. Our picturesque campus is fully accessible and, along with award-winning student services, Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada. Learn more about our university and the city of Ottawa. 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. 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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