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Instructor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science

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Job ID: 15582

Updated: June 26, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a limited-term Instructor position. The position for one year with the possibility of a one-year extension. Instructors normally teach at the first and second year level of our program, but those with specific expertise may teach at more senior levels if required. The position begins July 1, 2018.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science.  This is a limited-term position with no expectation of ongoing employment.  The successful candidate will teach up to six half-course equivalents (HCE) per calendar year, and may be involved in course and pedagogy development. Demonstrated ability (or previous experience) in delivering high-quality instruction to undergraduate students is required.

The Department is one of Canada’s leaders as evidenced by our commitment to excellence in research and teaching.  It has an expansive graduate program and extensive state-of-the-art computing facilities. Calgary is a multicultural city that is the fastest growing city in Canada. Calgary enjoys a moderate climate located beside the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Further information about the Department is available at

A complete application should include curriculum vitae with e-mail address, a concise statement of teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier describing past teaching experience.  Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent under separate cover as soon as possible to:

Dr. Christian Jacob
Department of Computer Science
University of Calgary
ICT 602, 2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T2N 1N4
or email to:

Applications will be accepted until June 25, 2018.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Science visit Careers in the Faculty of Science.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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