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Faculty Positions in Data Science, AI or Systems Security

Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario
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The School of Computer Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada invites applications from qualified candidates for four tenure-track appointments in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Three of the positions are in Data Science/Data Analytics or AI. For AI, we are particularly interested in Machine Learning and other parts of AI that are relevant to Data Science. The fourth position is in Systems, specifically Operating Systems, Distributed Systems and Networks. For the systems position, a fit with our existing Security group will be considered a strong asset.

The School has 30 full-time faculty members and particular research strengths in bioinformatics, computational geometry, computer security, big data analytics, databases and information systems, graphics, HCI, high-performance computing, and networks and distributed computing. The School offers a Bachelor of Computer Science degree and graduate programs at the Masters and Ph.D. level. For more information about the School of Computer Science, please consult scs.carleton.ca.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required. Candidates should provide evidence of strong research potential and should have a commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and supporting documents and should be sent electronically as a single PDF file to search17@scs.carleton.ca. Supporting documents should include: a statement of research interests; a description of teaching interests and experience; and the names of at least three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration submit your application by December 1, 2017. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Please also say which position you are applying for: either AI/Data Science, or Systems.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide academic opportunities in more than 100 programs of study to more than 28,000 full- and part-time students, from every province and more than 100 countries around the world. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.

Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus, bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.

Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate requests in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


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Faculty Positions in Data Science, AI or Systems Security

Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario

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