CP367A - Intro to System Programming (Winter 2022)
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Date: Sep 11, 2021
Location: Waterloo, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Science
Department : Physics and Computer Science
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 2218
Position Title: CP367 A – Intro to System Programming
Term: Winter 2022 (Jan. 1 – Apr. 30)
Lecture Days/Times : M W F 10:30 AM-11:20 AM (3hrs per week/36 total)
Lab Days/Times: M 1:30 PM-2:20 PM (1hr per week/12 total)
Anticipated Class Size: 50
Additional Course Requirements: None
Posted on: September 10, 2021
Posting ends: September 25, 2021
Contemporary ideas and techniques in system programming using the C language.
Introduction to the Unix operating system and Unix commands. Directories and
files, device control, signal handling, process intercommunication, shell
programming in Unix. Using and implementing software tools: filters,
pipelines, sorts, text patterns and others.
Qualifications – Required: Master's
Qualifications – Discipline: Computer Science
Qualifications - Professional Designation: PhD would be an asset
Salary: $8,414.99 (lecture); $1,402.50 (lab)
Application Deadline: September 25, 2021
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