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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Computer Engineering (Simon Fraser University)

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Computer Engineering

The School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University (SFU), British Columbia, Canada, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Computer Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position covers computer systems, including computer architecture, VLSI and circuit design, hardware accelerators, embedded systems, high-performance computing, operating systems, compilers and synthesis, software engineering, and hardware security.

The ideal candidate is expected to possess and demonstrate the following qualifications:

·      Ph.D. in Electrical, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related areas

·      Proven track record of developing and teaching engineering courses at undergraduate and graduate levels

·      Demonstrated capacity for research excellence and experienced with student supervision

·      Demonstrated ability to bridge disciplines across Engineering Science

·      Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

·      Eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC)

The School of Engineering Science offers programs that are nationally accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). Our programs are among the most sought-after engineering programs in Canada.  The school prides itself in its excellent research and newly updated teaching facilities, as well as high-quality students. SFU is located in Metro Vancouver, which is rated one of the most livable areas in North America. SFU offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a collegial and vibrant work environment. 

Faculty salaries at SFU are based on the salary scales defined by the collective agreement between the University and the SFU Faculty Association. A reasonable estimate of the salary range at the Assistant Professor rank is $101,187 - $128,975 (subject to experience).  

PhD candidates with solid indication of imminent completion may be hired at the rank of Instructor and will be promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor upon completion of the PhD. A reasonable estimate for salary range if the successful candidate will be starting as an Instructor is $95,012 - $101,187.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by: May 20, 2024. 

To apply, please submit to the online application system:

·      Curriculum vitae

·      Research statement

·      Teaching statement

·      EDI statement regarding teaching and research

·      Names and contact information of three referees

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Simon Fraser University is an institution whose strength is based on our shared commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion. Diversity is an underlying principle of our Strategic Vision, which pledges SFU to “foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect, celebrating the diversity reflected among its students, faculty, staff and our community.” SFU is committed to ensuring no individual is denied access to employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability or qualifications. Consistent with this principle, SFU will advance the interests of underrepresented members of the work force, including Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons and women; embrace gender and sexual diversity; ensure that equal opportunity is afforded to all who seek employment at the University; and treat all employees equitably. Candidates that belong to underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Personal information that forms part of an application is collected under the general authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, applicable University Policies, and the SFUFA/SFU Collective Agreement. For further details see the full Collection Notice:


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