Assistant Professor,Tenure-Track Position, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science at Brandon University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is in a period of rejuvenation and growth. We have an active departmental research culture and promote excellence in our teaching. We seek an outstanding individual who will help us support, build, and maintain the momentum in our programs.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field completed or near completion.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will engage in teaching, research and service.
Teaching: The successful applicant will actively contribute to teaching at various levels of the undergraduate curriculum in Computer Science. The successful applicant must be able to create and teach new fourth-year undergraduate courses in the areas of software engineering and analysis and design of programming languages, as well as mentoring students in these areas. The ability to teach undergraduate courses in operating systems is an advantage. Experience with online teaching would be an asset.

Research: We seek an individual who will build and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Applicants with the ability to collaborate on research related to anonymity, artificial intelligence, ant colony optimization, blockchain technology, cryptography, data mining, genetic algorithms, graphs, neural networks, particle swarm optimization, and security and privacy are particularly welcome. The successful applicant will be expected to: (1) develop an externally funded research program, (2) supervise undergraduate research theses and (3) supervise graduate students in the interdisciplinary M.Sc. in Environmental and Life Sciences.

Service: The successful applicant will actively participate in Departmental, University and community service.

Application Deadline: By 4:00 PM (CDT) November 1, 2021, or until the position is filled.
Start date: preferably July 1, 2022

Rank and salary: Commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience
Applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information. Further details about Brandon University and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science can be found at https://www.brandonu.ca

For an application to be considered it MUST include a cover letter (with a CLEAR indication of citizenship or Canadian immigration status), statement of teaching philosophy (1 page maximum) and evidence of teaching quality, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial, or scanned copies of official transcripts are acceptable), and a one page research summary. Candidates should send the application by email attachment in a single PDF document of reasonable size to: Dr. Bernadette Ardelli, Dean of Science, Brandon University, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9 science@brandonu.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The names and contact information of three referees will be requested of short-listed candidates.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

Posted October 8, 2021