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Assistant Professor - Software Engineering

York University's Lassonde School of Engineering in Toronto, Canada invites applications for a tenure track, professorial stream position in Software Engineering. The position is at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2020, subject to budgetary approval. We look for outstanding candidates in any area within Software Engineering, with a preference for those with expertise in formal methods.

To be considered for the position, the applicant will have a PhD in Software Engineering or a closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise undergraduate and graduate students, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels of our Software Engineering program, participate in new or existing partnerships with industry or public institutions, and be licensed or successfully seek licensure as a Professional Engineer soon after joining.

Applicants should complete the online application process at We request applicants to include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, as well as the names and contact information for three references. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2019.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor F. van Breugel, Chair of the Search Committee at

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so as part of the online application process. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which is included as part of the online application process.

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