Academic Vacancy 800-052-13

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-052-13)
Posted: September 20, 2013.

Faculty of Science, Dept of Computer Science
Position start date: July 1, 2014 or as soon as possible
Closing date for applications: November 30, 2013
Position number: 13073/ 16238
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information

The University of Manitoba
Faculty of Science
Department of Computer Science
Assistant Professor
Position #13073/16238

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Manitoba invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Computer Science or an equivalent discipline by the commencement date of the appointment, have demonstrated competence in teaching, and evidence of strong potential for developing and sustaining a program of externally funded research in one of the areas described in the following paragraph. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A Faculty of Science startup research grant will be awarded to all newly appointed faculty members.

We are primarily seeking candidates with research expertise in one of the areas of Bioinformatics, Data Management/Security, or Mobile Computing, but will also consider outstanding candidates in other areas of Computer Science. Duties will include undergraduate teaching and graduate teaching and supervision, research, and service-related activities. Further information concerning the Department, the Faculty of Science, and the University may be obtained from the respective websites at, and .

The Department currently has 21 full-time tenure-track faculty members and 6 full-time instructors, and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs, including cooperative programs. We currently have approximately 80 graduate students and 380 undergraduate major and honours students. There are a total of approximately 29,000 students at the University of Manitoba.

Winnipeg ( is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons.

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications including a curriculum vitae and names and contact information for three references should be sent to (PDF file preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 13073/16238 in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Chair, Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB R3T 2N2 or phone (204) 474-8313.

The closing date for applications is November 30, 2013. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act" (Manitoba). Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Questions? Contact the Academic advertising coordinator, Kathy Niziol at (204) 474-7195.