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Regular Term Faculty Position in Software Engineering

Date available online: September 13, 2022

Closing Date: October 9, 2022

Applications are invited for a regular term faculty position in computer engineering at the assistant professor level in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in the area of software engineering. The position will commence December 15, 2022 or earliest thereafter. Demonstrated proficiency and experience in the area of software engineering is required. The successful candidate should ideally have a bachelor’s degree and an earned doctorate in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or a related discipline by the start date of the appointment. The appointment will be for a three-year term. This 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 and graduate courses; developing undergraduate laboratories; supervising research by graduate students, as well as undergraduate students and postdoctoral fellows; and other educational, scholarly and professional activities. The successful candidate will be expected to seek out research funding, build an active research program and team and, as appropriate, collaborate with partners in industry, government and academia. An ability to teach a broad range of electrical and computer engineering courses would be an asset. The successful candidate will be 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 more 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 more than 19,000 students from over 115 countries, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe and 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

Applicants should use the appropriate reference code below to identify the position. The application package should include: a brief cover letter that indicates citizenship and residency status, and highlights key elements of the applicant’s profile; a curriculum vitae; names and contact information of three referees; a statement of teaching interest and experience (max 2 pages); a statement of research (max 2 pages); and copies of three relevant technical publications. Please submit your application to:

Dr. Cheng Li, Head

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John’s, NL Canada, A1B 3X5


Position Reference Number: F99855-2022-131

The deadline to submit an application is October 9, 2022.

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 cannot 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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