Assistant or Associate Professor, Software Engineering
Updated: Jan 12, 2021
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Tracking Code: FEAS-W21-SE-TTT
Appointment Type: Full-Time Continuing
Number of Positions: 2
Posting Date: January 4, 2021
Application Review Date: February 22, 2021
Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), located in
Oshawa, Ontario, advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a
technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs responsive to the
needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century workplace. Ontario Tech promotes
social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning
experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario
Tech's globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge
learning environment and delivering innovative research.
The Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering invites applications,
from qualified individuals, for tenure-track and/or tenured positions at the level of
Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Software Engineering, with preferred
expertise in any of the core areas of Software Engineering. This position is subject to
budgetary approval, and would start on July 1, 2021, or as soon as it is filled.
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct active and innovative research
programs and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ontario Tech is a
technology-enhanced learning environment and the candidate shall be expected to have
skills in the integration of technology into teaching and to model those skills in their own
teaching in the University’s web-centric and mobile learning environment.
The candidate should possess a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, Electrical and
Computer Engineering, Computer Science or any other related field, a strong academic
background, and an established record of excellence in innovative and scholarly
research leading to peer-reviewed publications. The candidate must be registered or
eligible for and committed to registration as a Professional Engineer (PEng) in the
Province of Ontario. Related industrial experience or academic leadership experience
would be considered an asset. The candidate must also demonstrate strong potential
for outstanding teaching contributions. In addition, candidates should possess excellent
English language skills demonstrating an ability to ensure strong, two-way
communications on an ongoing basis that contribute to collaborative/collegial
relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the community at large.
The successful candidate will be expected to follow a 40% Research, 40% Teaching and
20% Service workload each year.
The Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering (ECSE) offers
honours undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering.
Also degrees in Engineering and Management for each of these programs are offered.
The Department also offers Master’s (MASc and MEng) and PhD programs in Electrical
Engineering (with various specializations), and a graduate program (MEng) in
Engineering Management. The Department is committed to excellence and innovation in
interdisciplinary teaching and research, which is relevant to the needs of society and our
surroundings. The Department promotes these ideals by emphasizing the integration of
knowledge and technology to provide learning and research opportunities for students.
The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has three Departments and is located
on the north campus in Oshawa, eastern part of the GTA. Further details about the Faculty
of Engineering and Applied Science can be found at: http://engineering.uoit.ca
This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association
and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the
University and the UOIT Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on
the Human Resources section of our website. Competitive salary and benefits are offered.
Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and annual salary increases are
administered as per the terms outlined in the tenured and tenure track collective
Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2021 and will continue until a suitable
candidate is found. Applicants with solid commitment to excellence in teaching and
research, who are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, should submit in electronic
format a covering letter; a curriculum vitae including a list of publications; a statement of
teaching interests/experience; an outline of their present research program; a brief future
research plan; three sample publications; a statement including how the Equity Diversity
and Inclusion (EDI) applied in their research and teaching and the names of three
referees, all in a single PDF file, through the Ontario Tech website.
Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications
from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women,
members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and
persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will
be given priority.
Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all
reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. The
University is also committed to ensuring that confidentiality is maintained throughout all
aspects of the recruitment cycle.
If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify
the hiring manager or Julie Day, Health and Disability Management Specialist. For more
information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with
disabilities please review the university’s Accessibility Policy
The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog
Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the
Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation
which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.
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Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science - Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty - Assistant or Associate Professor - Software Engineering