University of Toronto, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UofT-Department of Computer Science-APHCI [#14973]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2020/01/30help popup finished (2019/11/28, finished 2020/06/29, listed until 2020/06/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for up to two full-time tenure stream appointments in the Department of Computer Science. The appointment(s) will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking candidates from areas that combine excellence in human-computer interaction (HCI) with other disciplines. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record that bridges traditional HCI with other areas of Computer Science. We are especially interested in exceptional candidates who transcend traditional computing research topics and seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement our existing strengths.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and demonstrate a strong record of excellence in research and teaching at the highest international levels. Evidence of excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of contributions and publications in top-ranked field-relevant journals, or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, a research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier, the teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements by referees. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in Computer Science research and education. Successful candidates are expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level; to establish a strong, externally funded independent research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; and to contribute to the enrichment of both undergraduate and graduate programs in the department.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and is competitive with our North American peers.

Application material for the position must be submitted online through AcademicJobsOnline at It must include the candidate's curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above, and at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned) uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2020, however the position will remain open until January 30, 2020.

For more information about the Department of Computer Science see our website at or contact Sara Burns at

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
40 St.George Street, Rm. 4244
Toronto, ON M5S 2E4

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