The Department of Mathematics and Computing Science at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computing Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2021. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Computing Science. Although applicants with a research specialty in any area of Computing Science are welcome, preference will be given to those with expertise in areas that are not presently represented in the Department. The successful candidate will provide evidence indicating an ability to develop and maintain an innovative, externally-funded research program in Computing Science, including the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and will be expected to play an active role in the administration of the Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, the Faculty of Science, and the University in general. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate classroom and computer lab instruction at the introductory through senior levels, possibly in a virtual classroom/lab setting. 

The Department offers Majors and Honours programs in Computing Science which are accredited by the Computer Science Accreditation Council of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS). Undergraduate students are actively involved in faculty research. Graduate students are enrolled in the Applied Science (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) programs or in the Master of Science in Computing and Data Analytics (M.Sc. CDA) program. 

Saint Mary’s University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 450,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located near recreational areas and within a short flight of a number of other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. For information about the University and the Faculty of Science, please visit our website at: http://science.smu.ca/

At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]

Applications must include: a cover letter that states whether the applicant is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, specifically addresses the applicant’s interest in working at Saint Mary’s University, and details the applicant’s scholarly research interests; an up-to-date CV; a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy statement and any evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please also include a description of how you have advanced equity, diversity and inclusion at your previous institution. Your application must also include a copy of your diploma for the highest degree attained as well as the names and contact information of three references. Completed applications should be sent via e-mail – as a single PDF file – to [email protected]

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until at least January 15th, 2021.