Lecturer Positions

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invites applications for three (3) three-year definite-term faculty positions 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. Applicants with expertise/background in databases and machine learning will receive favourable consideration. Candidates are expected to have teaching experience. Interest in online course development is welcome.

Each position will normally have a teaching load of six one-term courses per year and administrative and other duties as determined by the Director of the School. Other duties may consist of academic advising or other significant administrative duty. Typical administrative duties will include serving on School committees and participating in recruiting and outreach events. Lecturers often teach students in the first or second year of their studies. Candidates are encouraged to review the School’s course selection offerings list for undergraduate students: https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/current/courses/course_descriptions/.  

Salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $90,000 to $120,000 and negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The expected start date for these positions is January 1, 2023, though the actual start date is flexible.

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is the largest computer science school in Canada, with 115 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 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/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 September 30, 2022.

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 Office of Indigenous Relations:  https://uwaterloo.ca/indigenous/.

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 positions, the application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Professor Martin Karsten, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, cs-lecturer-recruiting@uwaterloo.ca.

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

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