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Faculty Position in Computer Engineering

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in computer engineering at the assistant professor level in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, commencing January 1, 2021 or earliest thereafter. Demonstrated proficiency or experience in the areas of computer architecture and digital system design; human factors and usability in computer systems; or artificial intelligence and machine learning will be given priority, although other areas in computer software and hardware will be considered. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and an earned doctorate in computer engineering or a related discipline. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will participate in the academic programs of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, including teaching undergraduate courses, developing undergraduate laboratories, supervising graduate students, teaching courses in graduate programs, and other educational, scholarly and professional activities. The successful candidate will be expected to seek out research funding sources, build an effective research program and team, and, as appropriate, collaborate with partners in industry, government and academia. An ability to teach a broad range of computer engineering courses is an asset. The successful candidate is expected to register as a professional engineer in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women as well as all other groups of underrepresented applicants.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has a well-established, nationally and internationally recognized co-operative undergraduate program. Its graduate studies and research programs are vibrant and innovative. For information on the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, please visit

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit

Applications must use the appropriate reference code to identify the position. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, names of three referees, a two-page statement of teaching and research interests and copies of three relevant technical publications.. Please send applications to:

Dr. Cheng Li, Head

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John’s, NL Canada, A1B 3X5


Reference # F03956-2019-18

The deadline to submit an application is June 30, 2020.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants can not be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact

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