Assistant Professors in Computer Science, Teaching Stream – University of Toronto

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga seeks two enthusiastic and innovative lecturers for two-year Contractually-Limited Term Appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the field of Computer Science, beginning September 1, 2016.

We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching and who have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, as evidenced by a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and letters of reference. We are seeking individuals who can teach a variety of courses, at all levels, across the discipline, engage with students in and out of the classroom, in and out of courses, be able to modify and create new curriculum for existing and new courses, will contribute extensively to the culture of the department, be available to support research and project initiatives at the undergraduate level.

Candidates are required to
1) Have a graduate degree in Computer Science.
2) Have a record of teaching excellence, this includes creating an enjoyable and educational experience for students.
3) Have taught a variety of undergraduate Computer Science courses; teaching experience in both systems and theory courses is an asset.

Preference is given to candidates who
1) Have developed curriculum for new and existing courses
2) Have experience engaging with students both in and out of a course setting, one on one and in a class setting, for example, running seminars, contests, workshops, engaging with student run initiatives.
3) Have experience contributing to departmental administration, for example, managing TAs.
4) Have experience supervising undergraduate or graduate research projects.

Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, and curriculum development. In addition, each faculty member has some responsibility for student recruitment and departmental administration. Faculty members are also encouraged to initiate and supervise undergraduate projects and engage with students.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals and teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching excellence (such as course evaluations or selected course materials). Applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, of which at least two address the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the writers. All application materials must be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at

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Software Developer – BrainPath

Job Summary

We are looking for a Software Developer to join our growing team. We are a performance improvement, training and education solutions company. Our focus is on providing potential solutions to performance challenges faced by
companies that are looking to improve their workforce’s effectiveness while performing their required jobs, tasks and role within a larger team.

Job Description

  • Creating interactive, responsive web applications in modern front end web frameworks (e.g. AngularJS, React)
  • Implementing secure services for manipulating and delivering data to front end clients
  • Implementing content management systems for backend data storage (e.g. Drupal)
  • Write clean, testable, and maintainable code

Experience and Skills

  • Experience building responsive web and/or hybrid mobile applications in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3
  • Demonstrated experience with modern web UI libraries and frameworks (e.g., AngularJS, Ember, BackBone, React, Famous, Semantic UI)
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with TDD/BDD and testing frameworks (e.g., Mocha, Jasmine)

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with building modern backend applications (e.g., Node.js, Ruby on Rails, Django)
  • Experience with modern application state management architectures and libraries (e.g. Flux/Redux)
  • Experience with continuous integration services (e.g., Codeship, CircleCI)
  • Experience with deploying applications to Amazon Web Services (e.g., Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, S3, CloudFront)
  • Experience with document store databases (e.g., MongoDB, CouchBD, OrientDB)
  • Knowledge of Scrum and lean development principles

Please highlight/illustrate in your cover letter if you have a GitHub account, participate in any open source projects,
and/or have any work deployed publically. Email a cover letter, resume, and expectations to

Why Us?

We’re a lean startup and our founding team has decades of product and business experience. You are able to work independently with minimal supervision. This position will involve considerable independent work and you will be encouraged to contribute your own ideas. You will be entering our team at a ground-level opportunity to shape the direction of a new startup. An opportunity to exercise influence on building an innovative product. Flexible work schedule and location.


$35K – $49K Salary || 0.5% – 5% Equity

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Bioinformatics Research Chair Sought

Bioinformatics Research Chair

The Faculty of Health Sciences and the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University are seeking an international leader and innovator in the area of bioinformatics. This is a tenured appointment at the level of Professor.

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