Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Memorial University
St. John's, NL, Canada
Job Type:
  • Faculty
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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

The Department is looking for experts in the following areas: • Computer Systems/Architecture/Operating Systems • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Reinforcement Learning/Deep Neural Networks • Computer Graphics/Computer Vision • Big Data/Data Science/Data Mining • Theoretical Computer Science/Theory of Computation

Exceptional candidates in any area of Computer Science will be considered. The positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The Department is looking to increase its collaborations with other units of the University. Thus, interdisciplinary work and the potential to collaborate with current faculty members will be an asset.


Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and normal administrative responsibilities. A successful candidate is expected to teach in the area(s) of their expertise, as well as fundamentals of Computer Science. Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, as stipulated by the Collective Agreement.


A PhD in Computer Science or related field is required at the time of appointment. Applicants are expected to demonstrate excellent undergraduate and graduate teaching capabilities and to possess a strong research record with outstanding promise for future research.

  • How to Apply

    Applications received by September 15, 2019 will be considered. Applicants should submit the following materials: • Curriculum Vitae • Description of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy • Description of research interests and academic goals • Maximum of three selected (p)reprints of publications • List of three referees with full contact information and email address. All material should be emailed with reference to position COMP-2019-001: Dr. Yuanzhu Chen, Head Department of Computer Science Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X5 Email:

Additional Information

The Department currently has 16 tenured/tenure-track and two teaching-term faculty members. The Department supports B.Sc., BA, M.Sc., and PhD programs in Computer Science and collaborative graduate programs with other faculties. For further details, visit

Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For more information about Memorial, please visit