Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - CLTA Computer Science
The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a three-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) in the field of Computer Science. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will commence on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter and ending on June 30, 2022.
Candidates must hold a graduate degree in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of the appointment. Candidates with a PhD in Computer Science are preferred. We seek candidates who have experience in teaching at the university level including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures, and experience with the use of innovative pedagogical methods. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and pedagogical practice, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to students’ learning. Evidence of these can be demonstrated through teaching awards/accolades, a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practices, strong endorsements from referees of high standing, teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, teaching evaluations, and syllabi and selected course materials, as well as the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. A strong background in software engineering and/or computer systems is preferred.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant group of teaching-stream faculty who are engaged in pedagogical and curricular innovations and research. Faculty are expected to combine their expertise in the discipline with best practices in teaching to create rich learning environments that embrace diversity, promote equity, and integrate research in a manner that challenges students to develop skills and ethics to be leading citizens.
The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, curriculum development, running course related software, and working closely with the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science and the University of Toronto at Mississauga to ensure year-to-year consistency in course content. Candidates may be required to teach some or all courses in the evenings if deemed necessary by the department. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typical of an academic department, and to collaborate with colleagues on program development.
For more information about the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, please visit our home page at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Katheleene Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applicants should apply online through AcademicJobsOnline https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13538. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, course evaluations, and selected course materials), along with the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Applicants must also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (signed and on letterhead), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, uploaded through Academic Jobs Online directly by the referees by the closing date.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by May 9, 2019.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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