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Teaching Term Faculty Position in Computer Engineering

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Applications are invited for a teaching term faculty position at the lecturer or teaching assistant professor level in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The position will commence Nov. 1, 2020 or earliest thereafter. Demonstrated competence in the area of artificial intelligence, machine learning or software engineering is desired. The appointment will be for a three-year term. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and a master’s degree in computer engineering or a related discipline. A completed earned doctorate in a related area is required for the appointee to receive the rank of teaching assistant professor. 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 successful candidate will participate in the academic programs of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, including teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, developing undergraduate laboratories, supervising graduate projects and other educational activities. An ability to teach a broad range of computer engineering courses is a requirement. The successful candidate is expected to register as a professional engineer in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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 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 should use the appropriate reference code below to identify the position, and should include a curriculum vitae, names of three referees, and a two-page statement on teaching interests that includes a discussion of philosophy, strategy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Relevant technical publications may be included to justify the area of expertise. 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


Position Reference Number: FO4020-2019-73

The deadline to submit an application is June 15, 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 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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