Information Systems

University of Waterloo

Job Description


The Department of Management Sciences in the Faculty of

Engineering at the University of Waterloo invites applications for one

tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Information

Systems with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. In the case of an

exceptional candidate, an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or

Full Professor will be considered.

Applicants should hold a PhD or be near completion of

their doctorate and have demonstrated research and teaching potential in

computer science, information systems, or related fields. The successful

candidate must commit to apply for an engineering license or limited

engineering license for practice in Canada within five years. We seek individuals

with research and teaching interests at the interface of Information Systems

(IS), Data Science, and Machine Learning. In particular, we seek applicants

with experience and interest in large-scale data-intensive systems, with an

emphasis on solving real-world problems using cutting-edge methods. Areas of

interest include machine learning, machine learning systems, and data systems.

In addition to typical introductory computer science

courses, the successful applicant will be expected to be able to teach

undergraduate and graduate courses in areas such as data systems, machine

learning, deep learning, and software engineering.

Successful applicants are expected to maintain an active

program of research, to attract and supervise graduate and undergraduate

students, and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The salary

range at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor is CAD $120,000 to

$150,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for

exceptionally qualified candidates.

Management Sciences is a dynamic and growing

interdisciplinary department in the Faculty of Engineering that has active

research and teaching activities in Information Systems, Operations Research,

and Management of Technology. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in

Management Engineering, as well as Master’s and PhD programs in Management


Applications should be submitted electronically at:

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, research vision

statement, teaching vision statement (teaching evaluations if available), up to

four sample publications, and the contact information for at least 3 references

are required for the application to be considered fully complete. References

will be contacted only if an applicant is shortlisted for a position.

The deadline for applications is January 15, 2023.

Applications received before the deadline will receive full consideration.

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our

work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and

Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the

land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the

Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses

through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is

centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office ( ).

The University values the diverse and intersectional

identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity

and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to

accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants

who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we

encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged

and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples

(e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with

disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility

for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or

workplace accommodation requests, or if you have any questions regarding the

position, the application process, the assessment process, or eligibility, please

contact Dr. Mark Hancock at [email protected] .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;

however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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