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Assistant Professor - Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Computer Vision
York University


Date Posted Sep. 16, 2019
Title Assistant Professor - Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Computer Vision
University York University
Toronto, ON, Canada
Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Application Deadline Nov. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
 
 

Assistant Professor – Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Computer Vision

Do you love research and teaching? Do you want to work in a dynamic, team-oriented and progressive environment? Then you should join us at York University’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department in the Lassonde School of Engineering in Toronto, Canada. Our Department encourages you to apply for a tenure track, professorial stream position in Computer Science. You will have proven strong research capability in one or more of the following areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision

We will also consider exceptional applicants in other areas of computer science.

The rank is at the level of Assistant Professor and you will have a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. The start date is July 1, 2020.

You will receive start-up funding, and a reduced teaching load in the first year. We are a creative and forward-thinking school, building a diverse faculty who can mentor our diverse student body. We support our new faculty in innovative ways. As a new faculty member, you will:

  • demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching and scholarly research;
  • teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels of our Computer Science program;
  • engage in curricular scholarship and innovation;
  • develop an independent, externally funded research program;
  • supervise graduate students;
  • be eligible to join our Faculty of Graduate Studies;
  • participate in new or existing partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions;
  • demonstrate leadership or potential for leadership.

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science and earth and atmospheric science. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity. We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the leading academic and research departments in Canada with more than 60 faculty members, offering a range of undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Digital Media, Computer Security, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Software Engineering. Its graduate programs include research intensive MSc, MASc and PhD degrees and a recently established MSc in Computer Science with specialization in AI. For further information about the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science please visit http://eecs.lassonde.yorku.ca.

Finally, Canada, and the city of Toronto in particular, enjoys a flourishing AI and Machine Learning ecosystem with ample opportunities for developing industrial and academic collaborations: https://www.cifar.ca/ai.

You should complete the online application process at https://apply.lassonde.yorku.ca. Include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, as well as the names and contact information for three references. We will start reviewing completed applications on November 1. For full consideration we need to have received your complete application materials by November 15, 2019.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor R. Urner, Chair of the Search Committee, at ruth@eecs.yorku.ca.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so as part of the online application process. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which is included as part of the online application process.


  • York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so as part of the online application process. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which is included as part of the online application process.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Ruth Urner, Chair, Search Committee
    Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    York University
    1012M Lassonde Building
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
    Canada
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  • ruth@eecs.yorku.ca

 

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