Tenure-Track Position in the Area of Pervasive Computing

  • Concordia University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Oct 18, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

 

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Pervasive Computing. Duties include research, teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the institution. This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level may also be considered

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates must have completed their PhD in Computer Engineering, or in a relevant Engineering discipline, or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. Candidates shall possess teaching and research expertise in areas such as, but not limited to: real-time embedded systems, wearable computers, Internet of Things, sensor rich systems, platforms and software systems for pervasive computing, cloud computing for pervasive computing, wireless communication and networking for pervasive computing. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in Quebec, is required.

 The main criteria for selection are scholarly and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications, industrial application of their research activities, and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Industrial experience will be a definite asset. The Department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. The language of instruction at Concordia is English, but a working knowledge of French is an asset. 

Application Details

How to Apply:

Applications should be addressed to: Ms. Kristin Tedd, Assistant to the Chair, at assistant-to-chair@ece.concordia.ca

Applications must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (19_T_ECE_O),  a detailed curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and the names and contact information of four referees. Electronic applications should be submitted by December 31, 2021 and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate has been identified. Only short-listed applicants are notified. The appointment is expected to commence on August 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • committee work
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Adaptive Measures:

Applicants who anticipate requiring adaptive measures throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Nadia Hardy, Interim Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Faculty Development and Inclusion at vpfdi@concordia.ca or by phone at 514.848.2424 extension 4323.

Information about the Department:

For information about the ECE Department, please visit: www.concordia.ca/ece.

Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science:

For information about the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, please visit: www.concordia.ca/ginacody.

Information about Concordia:

For information about Concordia University, please visit: www.concordia.ca.

Employment Equity:

Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their application.

Immigration Status:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applicants must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

or

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Territorial acknowledgement:

Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

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Application Deadline

December 31, 2021