Tenure-track and Tenured Faculty Positions

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The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invites applications for five tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, subject to budget approval, targeted as follows:
  • Artificial Intelligence (esp. Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Multi-agent Systems)
  • Computer Security and Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Data Systems (esp. Human Language Technologies and Data Science Platforms and Infrastructure)
  • Systems and Networking
  • All areas of Computer Science, including multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary research

  • Excellent faculty members are sought who will enhance the School’s strengths. 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 $130,000 – $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, 2021 though the actual start date is flexible.

    The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is the largest Computer Science school in Canada, with 85 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://cs.uwaterloo.ca/about/open-positions .

    The University of Waterloo regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities 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.”

    We encourage members of all equity-seeking groups to self-identify within their letter of intent in their application. Disclosure and/or self-identification with an equity-seeking group will not lead to advantageous treatment of a candidate who is not qualified. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

    To submit an application, please register at the submission site: https://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 November 30, 2020.

    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:

    Prof. Charles Clarke
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
    University of Waterloo
    Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
    Canada
    cs-recruiting@uwaterloo.ca

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