Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Computer Science
Date Posted: 11/20/2020
Closing Date: 02/11/2021, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 1177
Job Category: Faculty - Teaching Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: Department of Computer & Mathematical Sciences
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for up to two full-time teaching stream positions in the field of Computer Science. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.
Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Computer Science or a closely related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths, see https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/faculty-of-computer-science. Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities. We are interested in applicants from any area of computer science.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.
The University of Toronto is an international leader in Computer Science research and education. We seek candidates who demonstrate the intellectual curiosity and drive to pursue innovative pedagogical methods, and are interested in establishing a long-term career as a teaching stream faculty member in the department. The successful candidates 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. In addition to teaching, the successful candidates will be expected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typical of an academic department, and to collaborate with colleagues on program development. Candidates must also show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified applicants are invited to apply online through AcademicJobsOnline, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17613.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations), along with the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the referees. At least one reference must primarily address the candidate’s teaching.
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 the Associate Chair of Computer Science, Dr. Francisco Estrada (firstname.lastname@example.org). For questions regarding any aspect of the application process please contact Jolyn Duan (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin after January 11, 2021 and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until February 11, 2021.
Caution: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T faculty job board. Please see the information above for the application instructions. Applications submitted via the U of T platform will NOT be considered for this position.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.