Assistant Teaching Professor / Associate Teaching Professor

Thompson Rivers University

Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Academic/Career(max 24 credits)

Faculty Type

Tenure Track

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)


Thompson Rivers University ( is a uniquely comprehensive, student-focused institution built on over 45 years of excellence in post-secondary education and training. TRU’s spectacular main campus is located in Kamloops, BC (, a prosperous city located just a 4-hour drive from Vancouver, a 50 minute drive from Sun Peaks (the second-largest ski area in Canada), in the heart of the southern BC interior. Kamloops offers world-class tourism and recreation, excellent cultural, social and economic opportunities, as well as over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually.

The Faculty of Science leading the initiative to offer the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Applied Data Science program.

The Faculty of Science is seeking to hire highly qualified individual for one tenure-track position at the rank of AssistantAssociate Teaching Professor beginning December 01, 2022.


The successful candidate holds a PhD (or near to completion of PhD) in Data Science, or Computer Science or closely related discipline from a recognized university.

Candidate’s background and teaching experience must be within the core areas of Applied Data Science.

Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated evidence of Industry experience directly related to Applied Data Science.

Candidate should demonstrate expertise to teach the majority of the courses from these areas of Applied Data Science:

Database Systems in Applied Data Science; Artificial Intelligence in Applied Data Science; Data Mining in Applied Data Science; Machine Learning in Applied Data Science; Introduction to Applied Data Science with Python; Applied Data Science Project.

Applicants should send:
Cover Letter (clearly outlining how candidate meets the qualifications, expertise in Data Science and what they believe they can bring to the role).

CV (highlighting your research and education experience in Applied Data Science. Candidates are encouraged to submit a record of GitHub contribution and a portfolio of code)

Statement of teaching interests

Copies of transcripts and at least one course review (if available)

Names of at least three references.

Hiring for these positions will be subject to final budgetary approval.

Pay Band

According to TRUFA Salary Schedule


Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

# of Hires Needed


Organizational Unit

Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Computing Science

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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