Teaching Positions Available for the School of Computing – 2017 Academic Year

The School of Computing at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching courses shown below.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications will be received until December 20, 2016.  Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the School of Computing can be found at http://www.queensu.ca

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Applying for a Term Adjunct Position – 2017 Academic Year

Candidates should have a M.Sc. or Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in Computing.

Academic professionals at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is available on-line. A candidate qualified to teach may be considered for appointment to a Term Adjunct position as defined by the Collective Agreement for All Faculty, Librarians and Archivist between QUFA and Queen’s University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. If a graduate student is teaching a course in a different discipline than they are registered, then they would be eligible for appointment as a Term Adjunct.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc.

Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:


Dr. Selim Akl, Director

School of Computing
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 2N8

 

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Applying for a Teaching Follow Position – 2017 Academic Year

Candidates must be enrolled in a M.Sc. or PhD programme, and teaching experience preferably at the University level in Computer Science.

Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University.  A candidate qualified to teach may be considered for appointment to a Teaching Fellow position as defined by the Collective Agreement for Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen’s University between PSAC and Queen’s University.  Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, and a short note or email from at least one referee, normally their supervisor, as well as any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier or student evaluations, etc.

Please arrange to have applications and supporting documentation sent directly to:

Dr Selim Akl, Director
School of Computing
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 2N8

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Teaching Positions Available for the following courses – 2017 Academic Year



 

Academic Year 2017/2018 Fall Term

This fall term period is from September 1,2017 to December 31, 2017.

Classes will be in session from September 11, 2017 to December 1, 2017.

Applications will be received until December 20, 2016.


CISC 422/3.0 Formal Methods in Software Engineering

Mathematical methods for describing software behaviour and structure. Topics include (but are not limited to) the following: Requirements specification. Module specification: axiomatic, algebraic, and trace specifications. Abstract models. Verification. Specification-based validation.

Prerequisite: CISC 327/3.0.

Expected enrolment: 40 students


CISC-452/3.0 (COGS-400/3.0) Neural and Genetic Computing

Introduction to neural and genetic computing. Topics include associative memory systems, neural optimization strategies, supervised and unsupervised classification networks, genetic algorithms, genetic and evolutionary programming. Applications are examined, and the relation to biologic systems is discussed.

Prerequisite CISC 235/3.0.

Exclusion: COGS 400/3.0

Expected enrolment: 70 students


Academic Year 2017/2018 Winter Term

This winter term period is from January 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018.

Classes will be in session from January 8, 2018 to April 6, 2018.

Applications will be received until December 20, 2016.


CISC 102/3.0 Discrete Mathematics for Computing I

Introduction to mathematical discourse and proof methods. Sets, functions, sequences, and relations. Properties of the integers. Induction. Equivalence relations. Linear and partial orderings.

One-Way Exclusion: May not be taken with or after CISC 203/3.0.

Expected enrolment: 50 students


COGS-300/3.0 Programming Cognitive Models

Systems and techniques for developing computational models of human cognitive processes. Symbolic artificial-intelligence and neural-network approaches. Students will become familiar with programming technology suitable for the implementation of aspects of cognitive models.

Prerequisite: (COGS 201/3.0 or COGS 200/6.0 or PSYC 220/6.0) and CISC 352/3.0, or permission of the School

Expected enrolment: 75 students



Academic Year 2017/2018 – Fall and Winter Term

This period is from September 1/2017 to April 30, 2018.

Classes will be in session from September 11/2017 to April 6, 2018.
Internship Coordinator

The responsibilities of the Internship Coordinator in the Queen’s School of Computing include: staying in touch with the undergraduate student interns while they are at their job postings, monitoring their progress, helping resolve any issues related to the internship, assessing progress reports submitted by the interns, evaluating final project reports from the interns, assigning a mark to each intern every academic term, liaising with QUIP and Career Services, including QUIP Working Group and other meetings, recruiting students into the Internship Program, and maintaining a web site site for internship students.


Applications will be received until December 20, 2016.

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Teaching Assistant Positions available for 2016-2017 in the School of Computing

The Teaching Assistant Positions are available in the School of Computing for the 2016-2017 academic year.

To apply, please complete the Graduate or Undergraduate application forms as appropriate.

For more information please contact:

Debby Robertson
Graduate Program Assistant
School of Computing
Queen’s University

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School of Computing – Tenure-track Faculty Position

The School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning or related areas, with a preferred starting date of January 1, 2017.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related discipline completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate is expected to play a major role in the delivery of the Cognitive Science program at the School of Computing. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications in the areas of Data Analytics, Cognitive Science, and Machine Learning. Exceptional candidates in other areas may be considered. A proven ability to secure external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the school’s programs are requirements for this position. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the school, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Queen’s University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities with a global reputation and a recognized leader in Canadian higher education. The School of Computing has 21 full-time and 18 cross-appointed faculty, over 500 undergraduate students, and over 140 graduate students. The School offers undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Software Design, Biomedical Computing, Computing and Mathematics, Computing and the Creative Arts and Cognitive Science. The School also offers Master’s, and Doctoral programs in Computer Science and Ultra Large Scale Systems.

Queen’s historic campus is located in the heart of the vibrant Kingston community in the Thousand Islands region of South Eastern Ontario. Queen’s is positioned centrally with respect to three major metropolitan areas: Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. Additional information about Queen’s University, which may be of interest to prospective faculty members, can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrecruitment.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
  • the names and contact information of three referees.

The deadline for applications is May 31, 2016.  Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically as a single PDF, Attn: Chair of Faculty Search Committee at CSsearch@cs.queensu.ca, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:

Faculty Search Committee
Chair
The School of Computing
557 Goodwin Hall
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
CANADA K7L 3N6

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Tom Bradshaw in The School of Computing, at bradshaw@cs.queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.

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Teaching Opportunities

There are no teaching positions currently available in the School of Computing.

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Employment Opportunity: iOS Kernel Developer

Please see the PDF for details:

Software Engineer – iOS Cellular Team

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

There are no positions currently available in the School of Computing.

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