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Computer Science Canada

St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University Canada Canada

3 months ago

Computer Science - (2) Term Assistant Professors
St. Francis Xavier University

Location: Nova Scotia

Date posted: 2023-02-09

Advertised until: 2023-04-10

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for two (2) nine-month Limited Term appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor. The positions will begin August 14, 2023. Excellent applicants in all areas of Computer Science will be considered. Applicants with a research and teaching focus on areas that complement the department's strengths are preferred.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD (or a nearly completed PhD) in Computer Science. The candidate must show a strong commitment to teaching. The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in Computer Science.

About the Department
The Department of Computer Science offers undergraduate programs (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science) and a thesis-based Master's of Science in... Computer Science. The Department has also recently launched a new course-based Master's of Applied Computer Science as well as a post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence to complement other undergraduate degrees. To learn more about the Department of Computer Science, please visit our website at

Application Instructions
Consideration of applications will commence February 24, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests and experiences, and the names of three references in the form of one pdf file with subject line LTA_CS_202 to:

Dr. Iker Gondra, Department Chair
Department of Computer Science
St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University is located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People.

Our institution is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including Indigenous persons (especially Mi'kmaq), racialized persons (especially African Nova Scotians), persons with disabilities, those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQIA+ and any others who would contribute to the diversity of our community. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We are also committed to the elimination of barriers to participation for persons with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at or 902-867-5038.

About St. Francis Xavier University
Established in 1853, St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) is consistently recognized as one of the best universities in Canada. StFX exceeds the needs of today's undergraduates through providing the very best academic experience - outstanding teaching, exceptional hands-on research opportunities, and global exchanges - all within Canada's most vibrant and inspiring residential campus. Here, the focus is on the academic and the personal development of every student, making community and social engagement a large part of the learning experience. Our students are academically strong and highly engaged in every aspect of life, determined to make a positive impact on the world.

In 2022, Maclean's annual university rankings put StFX #1 in student satisfaction and #2 in reputation across Canada in the primarily undergraduate category. For more, visit

About Antigonish, Nova Scotia The beautiful and historic town of Antigonish is located within the northeastern corner of Nova Scotia. Only a 15-minute drive from the ocean and a two-hour drive to major urban centres, Antigonish is a family-friendly community with a diverse and growing population and provides access to excellent education at all levels. The town is surrounded by rolling countryside and beautiful beaches and is a hotspot for outdoor recreation, sports and other active lifestyle activities. Antigonish supports a vibrant culture in the arts with music, performing arts, visual arts and crafts, and fabulous festivals happening throughout the year.

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