Tenure-track Positions

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invites applications for eight tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, subject to budget approval. Priority areas include:

  1. Data Systems
  2. Systems and Networking, including computer architecture
  3. Robotics, Machine Learning, Multiagent Systems, Natural Language Processing, or Computer Vision
  4. Bioinformatics
  5. All areas of Computer Science, including multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary research.

Excellent faculty members are sought who will enhance the School’s strengths. Tenured appointments at the Associate and Full Professor level are possible as circumstances warrant. 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. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $130,000 – $180,000 and negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The expected start date for these positions is July 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 85 professorial faculty members. It enjoys an excellent reputation in theoretical 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: https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/about/open-positions.

To submit an application, please register at the submission site: https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/faculty-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 December 1, 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 Occupational Health (occupationalhealth@uwaterloo.ca). The office will work with the selection committee to secure accommodation while ensuring that the information is safe-guarded and confidentiality is maintained.

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Professors Ian Goldberg and Olga Veksler, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, cs-recruiting@uwaterloo.ca.

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

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.