Faculty of Science
May 31, 2023
Date of Posting:
Apr 21, 2023
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Tenure Track Position
The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor.
We welcome outstanding candidates from all areas of computer science and especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups in mathematics and computing fields. The successful applicant is expected to teach broadly across our Computer Science program, maintain a comprehensive research program that includes the supervision of students, contribute to the further development of curriculum, and fulfill service obligations to both the School and the University. Finally, the successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of nineteen professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, and Video Game Programming. The School has over 500 undergraduate students and a small but growing graduate student population. The School is currently in a period of growth, with the addition of new faculty, the development of graduate programs, and increased collaboration with local industry.
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is located on Epekwitk, part of the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaw nation. This territory is covered by the Treaties of Peace and Friendship, which recognize Mi'kmaw title and establish the ongoing relationship between the Mi'kmaw nation and the Crown.
The University of Prince Edward Island campus is in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that includes the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.
The University of Prince Edward Island offers a flexible working environment, and full-time faculty members receive a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance. The University has wellness centre and sports centre, as well as the Bell Aliant Recreational Centre, which includes a pool and ice rinks, on campus.
Applicants should have:
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.
Applications should include:
The cover letter must include a statement of Canadian status (citizen, permanent resident, or other). Electronic submissions should be in the form of a single pdf file. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the address below.
Applications should be submitted to:
Dr. Andrew Godbout, Interim Associate Dean School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown PE C1A 4P3 Email: [email protected]
UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Review of applications will begin on May 31, 2023 and continue until a suitable applicant is identified.