Lecturer Position in Cybersecurity and Privacy

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science invites applications for one (1) three-year definite-term faculty position (renewable) in cybersecurity and privacy at the rank of Lecturer. A master’s degree in computer science or a related field, awarded or anticipated, is required, but preference will be given to candidates with a PhD degree. Candidates are also expected to have teaching experience. Interest in course development is required.

This position is opened in the context of significantly expanding university-level course offerings in cybersecurity and privacy. During the first year, the Lecturer will work with other faculty members to develop several new undergraduate courses in cybersecurity and privacy. Subsequently, these courses will be taught by the Lecturer as well as other faculty members. The School is considering the creation of a new master’s program in cybersecurity and privacy. The Lecturer is expected to play a leading role in designing this program.

Lecturers also undertake administrative and other duties as determined by the Director of the School. Other duties may consist of an additional course, academic advising, or other significant administrative duty. Typical administrative duties will consist of serving on School committees and participating in recruiting and outreach events.

Salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $75,000 to $100,000 and negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The expected start date is January 1, 2022 though the actual start date is flexible.

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is the largest computer science school in Canada, with over 100 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 following web page for more information: https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/about/open-positions.

To submit an application, please register at the submission site: https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/lecturer-recruiting. Once registered, instructions will be provided regarding how to submit your full application. Applications will be considered as soon as possible when received, with full consideration assured for those received by November 30, 2021.

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives).

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Professor Martin Karsten, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, cs-lecturer-recruiting@uwaterloo.ca.

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Professor Martin Karsten at the email address noted above.

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

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