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Posting number 2017.036
Position Instructor, Computer Information Systems
Department Computer Information System, Faculty of Professional Studies
Contract type Faculty; Temporary (Limited Term)
Contract timeline One year term
Start date Augsut 1, 2017
End date July 31, 2018
Review date April 14, 2017

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

The Department of Computer Information Systems and the Faculty of Professional Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley, invites applications for two (2) Limited Term Appointment (LTA) sessional faculty members to commence August 1, 2017, or soon thereafter.   Candidates are required to have expertise in programming, and preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated interest and expertise in at least two of the following areas: databases, data analysis, analysis and design of algorithms, distributed programming, programming for ubiquitous computing, cloud computing, gaming, multimedia and graphics, robotics, web programming, web service orchestration, operating systems and real-time & systems programming. Other related expertise will be considered.

We are seeking individuals who have an outstanding ability to teach and communicate effectively with undergraduate students, and are able to instruct and develop courses across a range of computer information systems and computing science topics.  For further information, contact the Department Head, Computer Information Systems.


Qualifications required include a PhD in Computing Science or a closely related area from a recognized university, and demonstrated excellence, or commitment to establishing a record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Flexibility, industry experience, currency in topic areas, and evidence of scholarly activities are also important considerations.

How to apply

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching excellence (student evaluations if available), and one-page statement of teaching philosophy plus examples of innovative approaches to teaching and course design if available. Three letters of reference will be required prior to being interviewed.

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 14, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Applications, citing Posting 2017.36, should be sent to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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