The School of Computer Science at McGill University invites applications for tenure-track appointments in (1) Data Science and (2) Software Engineering at the rank of assistant professor, to begin on August 1st, 2017. Candidates should have or soon expect a Ph.D. in computer science or related field.
Candidates for the position in Data Science must have expertise in machine learning or Big Data, and a strong track record of interdisciplinary collaborative work in areas such as health informatics, computational social science, or others.
Candidates for the position in Software Engineering must have a strong publication record in software engineering, and have experience with the development and/or analysis of large-scale software.
The successful candidates will be expected to conduct high quality research, teach to a diverse and talented student body, and secure competitive external funding. Salary will be negotiable, according to qualifications and experience.
The School of Computer Science offers a collegial environment with opportunities for interaction with world class researchers not only in machine learning and software engineering but also many related and complementary areas such as programming languages, compilers, systems, bioinformatics, network science, robotics, and many more. McGill is routinely ranked as one of the world’s best universities and there is ample opportunity for transdisciplinary collaboration. McGill is situated in Montreal, a historic and internationally-flavored city, and home of no less than six universities.
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The selection process will begin by November 15, 2016 for the Software Engineering position, and by December 1, 2016 for the Data Science position. Both will continue until the position is filled.
McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.