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Extended Term Appointment (ETA) in Computer Engineering

Last updated: April 9, 2021, 12:28 p.m.

Job title: Extended Term Appointment (ETA) faculty member positions in the area of Computer Engineering
Date posted: April 09, 2021
Application deadline: May 10, 2021
Advertised until: Position is filled

Position description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for an Extended Term Appointment (ETA) in the area of Computer Engineering at the rank of Lecturer. Applicants must possess a PhD in Computer Engineering or in a related discipline. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching in a broad range of courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in the department. ETA faculty members will be assigned core undergraduate courses and may also be assigned graduate courses.

Qualifications and assets

Under the provisions of the CUFA Collective Agreement, the primary responsibility of an ETA is course delivery with an expectation to teach up to seven courses in an academic year.  ETAs may also be asked to supervise students’ project work, and contribute to Department and program administration, including the implementation of CEAB Graduate Attributes. The initial appointment is for an approximately three-year period with the possibility of reappointment subject to the availability of work and a positive evaluation of the individual’s performance.  Membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required.  Knowledge of French is an asset. Teaching experience and/or industry experience, as well as, complementarity to faculty members in that area, are valuable assets.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to: Ms. Kristin Tedd, Assistant to the Chair, at assistant-to-chair@ece.concordia.ca and must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code 21_ETA_ECE_M, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information of three referees.  Electronic applications should be submitted by May 10, 2021 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 1, 2021 or soon thereafter.

Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. 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 background, as well as lived and 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

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

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.

Adaptive measures

Applicants who anticipate requiring adaptive measures 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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