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The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science — the largest academic concentration of computer science researchers in the nation — is home to seven Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery, seven Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and eight Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.

We are the top-ranked CS program in Canada for the second year in a row according to the Maclean’s 2022 university rankings, and 23rd internationally according to the 2021 Quacquarelli Symonds worldwide university subject rankings.

Our computer science faculty members have won many prestigious awards and have had numerous honours conferred by national and international research societies and associations

Collectively, our research spans the broad field of computer science — from foundational work on the theory of computation, artificial intelligence and machine learning, to cryptography, security and privacy, to data systems, systems and networking, and programming languages to human-computer interaction, software engineering, symbolic computation, and more.

Interested in joining the best computer science school in the nation? Please see the positions below.

Faculty positions

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Applications are invited for the following positions:

Lecturer Positions

Institute for Quantum Computing

Applications are invited for the following position:

Assistant Professor (Quantum Information) Position

Other positions

Applications are invited for the following position:

Postdoctoral Fellow Position

We periodically offer sessional lecturer positions in the form of a temporary, four-month contract. Interested applicants are asked to fill out an application.

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