David R. Cheriton Chair in Software Systems - Full or Associate Professor with Tenure Position

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science invites applications for one tenured Associate or Full Professor and corresponding research chair position.

The Cheriton Chairs were created to support world-leading research in traditional and emerging areas of Computer Science and interdisciplinary fields. An outstanding researcher is sought for one endowed Cheriton Chair at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with tenure. The chair includes substantial research support and teaching reduction. The successful applicant is expected to lead an innovative and high-impact research program, to engage actively in graduate student supervision, and to contribute to the overall development and reputation of the school. Candidates are expected to have an outstanding research record in Software Systems (very broadly defined). A PhD in Computer Science, or equivalent, is required. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $150,000 – $220,000 and negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The expected start date for this position is July 1, 2019 though the actual start date is flexible.

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is the largest Computer Science school in Canada, with 79 professorial faculty members. It enjoys an excellent reputation in pure and applied research and houses a diverse research program of international stature. Because of its recognized capabilities, the school attracts exceptionally well-qualified students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the University of Waterloo has an enlightened intellectual property policy that vests all rights in the inventor. Please see the school’s website for more information: https://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca.

To submit an application, please register at the submission site: https://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/faculty-recruiting. Once registered, instructions will be provided regarding how to submit your full application. Applications will be considered as soon as possible when received, with full consideration assured for those received by December 15, 2018.

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact:

Professor Ken Salem
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.” All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why.