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Posting number 2019.127
Position Sessional Faculty, Computer Information Systems
Department Computer Information Systems, Faculty of Professional Studies
Contract type Faculty; Temporary (sessional)
Contract timeline Fall 2019
Start date September 3, 2019
End date December 31, 2019
Review date June 3, 2019
Salary scale $6,549.45 - $ 6,723.62 per section

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) department offers a four-year Bachelor of Computer Information Systems degree, and a Bachelor of Science with Major in Computer Science. Additional options include a certificate, diploma, minor, and extended minor in Computer Information Systems, a minor in Computer Science, and a Coding Skills associate certificate. Co-op options are available for the diploma and bachelor degree in Computer Information Systems as well as the Bachelor of Science. The Coding Skills associate certificate includes a practicum.

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: networking, security, databases, data analysis, analysis and design of algorithms, cloud computing, 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.


Applicants must have completed a Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a closely related area. A PhD is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate successful teaching ability in the relevant subject area at the post-secondary level. Industry experience will also be an asset.

How to apply

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (student evaluations if available), and the names of three referees.

Direct your application by June 3, 2019, referring to the Posting #2019.127 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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