Located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, scholarly, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada. In 2017, Ryerson engineering was ranked among the Top 10 engineering schools in Canada by Maclean’s and US News.


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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Computer Engineering, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2018, subject to final budgetary approval. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree by the time of appointment in Computer or Electrical Engineering, or Ph.D. degree in related disciplines, and be able to provide strong evidence of funded research of an internationally competitive caliber, using appropriate metrics of research productivity and impact. The following are expectations of an ideal candidate for the position:

Demonstrate sound expertise in one or more of the following related areas of specializations: theoretical or practical information retrieval, information and knowledge mining, social media/network analytics, large-scale text analytics or semantic technologies, machine learning;
Demonstrate strong experience in undergraduate course development and teaching. Ability to effectively teach key fundamental and applied computer engineering courses;
Strong research profile with evidence of peer reviewed publications/contributions and external grants (and/or participation in group grants and/or ability to attract multi-center grants) of an internationally competitive caliber. Ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program;
Evidence of research collaborations or strong potential/ability to attract industrial collaborative initiatives;
Evidence of strong undergraduate guidance in Design and Innovation (Industrial experience or previous experience of guiding students and researchers will be a definite asset);
Demonstrated (or the ability to participate in) leadership activities in collegial internal and external service.

Specific requirements:

Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) registration in the province of Ontario (or eligibility to register) is a necessary condition for the appointment. Please clearly indicate your status or eligibility. Candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by January 15, 2018. The application must contain the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests that includes 3 recent research publications, teaching and research philosophies, results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier), and the names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference letters. Please CLEARLY indicate in your application if you are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. Applications must be made through our departmental hiring page: http://hire.ee.ryerson.ca/.

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About Ryerson University

Ryerson University is Canada's leader in comprehensive, innovative, career-focused education, a university that fosters excellence in professional and career-related education and relevant research. Ryerson has a mission to serve societal need and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community.

Guided by a bold Academic Plan, an ambitious research agenda, and a Master Plan to revitalize the campus and surrounding neighbourhood and reshape the downtown core of Toronto. Ryerson is the most applied-to university in Ontario relative to available spaces, and its reputation with business and community leaders continues to rise.

Ryerson offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Culturally diverse and inclusive, the university is home to 38,950 students, including 2,300 master's and PhD students, nearly 2,700 faculty and staff, and more than 140,000 alumni worldwide. Research at Ryerson is on a trajectory of success and growth: externally funded research has doubled in the past four years.