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Tenure-track and Tenured Faculty Positions

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science invites applications for 10 tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, subject to budget approval. Tenured appointments at the Associate and Full Professor level are possible as circumstances warrant.

Excellent faculty members are sought who will enhance the school’s strength in Computer Science. Priority areas include:
  1. Artificial Intelligence (including Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing)
  2. Computer Graphics
  3. Human-Computer Interaction
  4. Computer Security

As well, there are one or more positions that are open to all areas of Computer Science. 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 $120,000 – $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, 2019 though the actual start date is flexible.

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is the largest Computer Science school in Canada, with 79 professorial 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://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca.

To submit an application, please register at the submission site: https://www.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 15, 2018.

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact:

Professor Ken Salem
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
Canada
cs-recruiting@uwaterloo.ca

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.” All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why.