- Company: University of Toronto
- Employment Type: Full Time
- Education Level: Bachelor
- Job Type: Professor, Teacher, Teaching
The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga seeks an enthusiastic and innovative candidate for a two-year Contractually-Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the field of Computer Science, beginning September 1, 2019. We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching, experience and demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices,and strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, as evidenced by the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. Candidates must have a graduate degree in Computer Science or a related area by the time of appointment; candidates with a PhD in Computer Science are preferred. Candidates must have a record of teaching excellence that includes creating an enjoyable and educational experience for students and must have taught a variety of undergraduate Computer Science courses, particularly systems courses or technical writing courses.
Teaching experience in theory courses is an asset. Preference is given to candidates who have developed curriculum for new and existing courses; have experience engaging with students both in and out of a course setting (for example, running seminars, contests, workshops, and engaging with student-run initiatives); have experience contributing to departmental administration (for example, course coordination and managing TAs); and have experience supervising undergraduate or graduate research projects. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals, and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence (such as course evaluations or selected course materials). Applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation (on letterhead and signed), of which at least two must address the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the writers.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 82,000* students across three campuses (St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough) and over 500,000 alumni active in every region of the world, U of T’s influence is felt in every area of human endeavour.
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