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The School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. The School has multiple openings and will consider applications at all ranks, including assistant, associate, and full professor. Excellent applicants in all areas of computer science will be considered. Applicants with research focus on artificial intelligence, computer security, networks and systems, and quantum computing are especially encouraged to apply.  Exceptional candidates in Computer Security and Quantum Computing should also consider applying to the Department’s current search for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs in these fields. More information on these chair positions can be found at:

Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in research.  In addition, a record of (or in the case of junior candidates, a potential for) high-quality graduate student supervision and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. A Ph.D. in computer science or related area is required by the start of the appointment. Candidates with a commitment to the advancement of women and other underrepresented groups in computer science are especially encouraged to apply.  

SFU School of Computing Science has consistently been ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally. The School currently has 65 faculty members, 400 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors. SFU is located in Metro Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world.

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names and email addresses of at least three referees to our on-line application system at:

Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 17, 2020.  Applications received after this deadline may be reviewed if as far as the positions are still open. The positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Any inquiries regarding this posting may be directed to

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

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.

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