Employment

Faculty Positions

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with the College of Arts and Science in the Department of Computer Science. The University of Saskatchewan, the College of Arts and Science and the Department of Computer Science are strongly committed to diversity. Applications from Indigenous persons and women are especially encouraged and will be given preference. The successful candidate will build a substantial, externally funded research program in digital games, in a way that complements and enhances our existing program. All aspects of game research will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with a research focus on Game User Research and/or Analytics, broadly defined. Initially, this position will be partially funded through Dr. Mandryk’s recent Steacie Award. The successful candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level, particularly our named game courses. As the current university vision emphasizes collaborative research, the successful candidate will be able to identify how they will work with other faculty members in the department, units on campus, and external and academic partners, while maintaining a core research program in digital games. Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the departmental website (http://www.cs.usask.ca/) for program details.

The Department of Computer Science is the home of 23 faculty, 10 staff, and more than 130 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows working in diverse areas of computer science. The University of Saskatchewan is home to the Social Sciences Research Laboratory, a CFI endowed Social Sciences research facility. The Department of Computer Science is home to the Human Computer Interaction Lab, one of the most per capita productive HCI research groups in the world, including ACM CHI Academy Fellow Carl Gutwin, and Steacie-Award winning Regan Mandryk. 

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.  The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, from a reputable institution.  We are seeking candidates who have a strong research record evidenced by publications at recognized Computer Science venues and evidence of teaching. Teaching in digital game-related fields and in upper division courses would be an asset. Evidence of an ability to attract external grant funding would be an asset. Evidence of professional service or outreach activities would also be an asset.

Salary bands at the University of Saskatchewan are as follows:

Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877. The position is anticipated to be at the Assistant Professor level.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program. 

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a research statement; a teaching statement, and the contact information of at least three references to faculty.recruiting@cs.usask.ca. In addition to its usual content, the cover letter should clearly state the position the candidate is applying for, and the Canadian citizenship or immigration status of the applicant. We encourage all candidates to self-identify as a member of an equity group (women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities) in their letter of application. 

For additional information or questions, please contact

Kevin Stanley
Head, Department of Computer Science

110 Science Place
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK  S7N5C9
Telephone: (306) 966-4886
Email:  kevin.stanley@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.  

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with the College of Arts and Science in the Department of Computer Science. The successful candidate will build a substantial, externally funded research program broadly in the area of Software Engineering, in a way that complements and enhances our existing Software Engineering program. As the current university vision emphasizes collaborative research, the successful candidate will be able to identify how they will work with other faculty members in the department, units on campus and external and academic partners, while maintaining a core research program in software engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, particularly in the Software Engineering Honors program. Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the departmental website (http://www.cs.usask.ca/) for program details.

The Department of Computer Science is the home of 23 faculty, 10 staff, and more than 130 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows working in diverse areas of computer science. The University of Saskatchewan is home to the Canadian Light Source (synchrotron), the Global Institute for Food Security, and the Global Institute for Water Security, centres with significant and sophisticated software needs.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, from a reputable institution. We are seeking candidates who have a strong research record evidenced by publications at recognized Software Engineering venues. Teaching, particularly in software engineering related fields and in upper division courses would be an asset. Evidence of an ability to attract external grant funding would be an asset. Evidence of professional service or outreach activities would also be an asset.

Salary bands at the University of Saskatchewan are as follows:

Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877. The position is anticipated to be at the Assistant Professor level.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a research statement; a teaching statement, and the contact information of at least three references to faculty.recruiting@cs.usask.ca. In addition to its usual content, the cover letter should clearly state the position the candidate is applying for, and the Canadian citizenship or immigration status of the applicant. We encourage all candidates to self-identify as a member of an equity group (women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities) in their letter of application.

For additional information or questions, please contact

Kevin Stanley
Head, Department of Computer Science

110 Science Place
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK S7N5C9 Telephone: (306) 966-4886 Email: kevin.stanley@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Databases and Data Science at the Assistant Professor level effective July 1, 2018.  We are actively seeking applications from women and members of other underrepresented groups.  The University of Saskatchewan, the Department of Computer Science and the College of Arts and Science are committed to employment equity and diversity.

Applicants for this tenure track-position should have a PhD in Computer Science. Candidates should have expertise in the design of, management of, provenance tracking in, and/or analysis of large data sets. Experience with data sets of biological origin is an asset. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence or show promise of excellence in teaching and graduate student supervision and will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that complements the research programs of the department. Applicants should supply a clear research statement, evidence of research success, and evidence of familiarity with the Canadian research funding environment. Applicants will be expected to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate level and should indicate existing courses at the second- and third-year level they would be prepared to teach, as well as new fourth-year and graduate courses they would create. Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the departmental website (http://www.cs.usask.ca/) for details. 

The College of Arts and Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts.  There are over 10,000 students in the College and 295 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs.  The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach, and international opportunities.  The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with the Canadian Light Source (synchrotron), the Global Institute for Food Security, the Global Institute for Water Security, as well as National Research Council (https://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (http://www.agr.gc.ca/),  and Environment Canada (http://www.ec.gc.ca/) research centres that generate enormous datasets and seek innovative ways to organize, analyze and visualize the data they create. 

The University of Saskatchewan is located on Treaty 6 territory and homeland of the Métis and is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community, and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University, a member of the U15 group comprising Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000.

Information about the University, the College, the Department, and the city of Saskatoon can be found at www.usask.cahttp://tourismsaskatoon.com and http://www.downtownsaskatoon.com.

Salary Bands (July 1, 2016– June 30, 2017):

Assistant Professor    $93,293 (floor) to $112,109 (ceiling)

Benefits:

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Application Procedure:

Applications should be submitted by email to faculty.recruiting@cs.usask.ca. Include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching dossier, and the names of at least three references, at least one of which should be able to provide comments on the teaching abilities of the applicant.

Review of applications will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  Submissions by email are preferred.

Questions may be sent by email to: kevin.stanley@usask.ca

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with the College of Arts and Science in the Department of Computer Science. The University of Saskatchewan, the College of Arts and Science and the Department of Computer Science are strongly committed to diversity. Applications from Indigenous persons and women are especially encouraged and will be given preference. The successful candidate will build a substantial, externally funded research program in Analytics, with an emphasis on understanding human behavior, broadly defined. While all aspects of analytics will be considered, preference will be given to research in mining and analysis of digital records of human behavior such social media posts, game logs, or interaction logs. The successful candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level. As the current university vision emphasizes collaborative research, the successful candidate will be able to identify how they will work with other faculty members in the department, units on campus, and external and academic partners, while maintaining an analytics research program. Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the departmental website (http://www.cs.usask.ca/) for program details.

The Department of Computer Science is the home of 23 faculty, 10 staff, and more than 130 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows working in diverse areas of computer science. The University of Saskatchewan is home to the Canadian Light Source (synchrotron), the Global Institute for Food Security, and the Global Institute for Water Security, centres with significant and sophisticated software needs.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, from a reputable institution. We are seeking candidates who have a strong research record evidenced by publications at recognized Computer Science venues, and evidence of teaching. Teaching, particularly in analytics and in upper division courses, would be an asset. Evidence of an ability to attract external grant funding would be an asset. Evidence of professional service or outreach activities would be an asset.

Salary bands at the University of Saskatchewan are as follows:

Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877. The position is anticipated to be at the Assistant Professor level.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a research statement; a teaching statement, and the contact information of at least three references to faculty.recruiting@cs.usask.ca. In addition to its usual content, the cover letter should clearly state the position the candidate is applying for, and the Canadian citizenship or immigration status of the applicant. We encourage all candidates to self-identify as a member of an equity group (women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities) in their letter of application.

For additional information or questions, please contact

Kevin Stanley
Head, Department of Computer Science

110 Science Place
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK S7N5C9 Telephone: (306) 966-4886 Email: kevin.stanley@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

Sessional Lecturer

The responsilbility of a Sessional Lecturer is to teach and administer a course. The Department of Computer Science hires a limited number of Sessional Lecturers for each academic term to help meet the demand of courses being offered. These positions are posted three times per year for each of the academic terms: Fall, Winter, and Spring and Summer. You can find the Sessional job postings on the University of Saskatchewan Employment website.

Student Assistant Positions

Students may earn additional funds during the year by working as Tutorial Leaders, Markers or Advisors for Computer Science courses. These positions are competitive and candidates are chosen on the basis of their ability to provide expert guidance and feedback to students, in the language of instruction. Student Assistant positions are assigned at the beginning of each term. For more information about these positions and instructions on how to apply, please visit our student employment page.