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Limited Term Faculty Appointment (LTA) in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Date posted: February 26, 2020

Application deadline: April 15, 2020

Concordia University's Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSE) invites applications for two Limited Term Appointments (LTAs) at the rank of Assistant Professor for the academic year 2020-21. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or related discipline. An LTA is a teaching position with six or seven courses assigned in the academic year, depending on start date. Candidates will be expected to have strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. Knowledge of French is an asset.  The appointment will be effective August 1, 2020 or soon thereafter.

How to Apply

Electronic applications with “CSE-LTA Position” in the subject line should be sent to Dr. Lata Narayanan by e-mail to lta-hiring@cse.concordia.ca. Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by their referees directly by email to the above address. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All applications should reach the department no later than April 15th, 2020 however, applications will be reviewed as they are received.

For further information, please visit the Department's website.

Concordia strives to be an inclusive institution that is welcoming of diverse backgrounds and experiences in order to improve learning, advance research, inspire creativity, and drive productivity. We define diversity broadly to include both ethnic and socio‐cultural background and diversity of perspectives, ideologies and traditions.

As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • committee work
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Concordia University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research excellence and will take them into careful consideration in assessing applications and throughout the selection process.

Applicants who anticipate requiring accommodations throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Nadia Hardy, Interim Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Faculty Development and Inclusion at vpfdi@concordia.ca or by phone at 514.848.2424 extension 4323.

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