|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|
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538
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.