The School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. We have multiple openings and will consider applications at all ranks, including assistant, associate, and full professor. Excellent applicants in all areas of computer science will be considered. Applicants with research focus on computer security, artificial intelligence, networks and systems, and quantum computing will be given priority.
A successful candidate will be expected to lead a team of graduate students in research and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in research. A record of, or potential for (in the case of a junior candidate), high-quality graduate student supervision, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. A Ph.D. in computer science or related area is required by the start of the appointment. Applicants with a commitment to the advancement of women and minorities in computer science will be given priority.
Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world. The School of Computing Science has been consistently ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally. The School currently has 56 faculty members, approximately 350 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors.
Review of applications will commence December 1, 2018. The positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors.
To apply, submit your curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names and email addresses of three referees to our on-line application system at:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.
Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: