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Assistant Professor Software Engineering

McGill University

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Software Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Software Engineering. Exceptional candidates at other ranks will also be considered.

McGill University is among the top research-intensive academic institutions in Canada and is consistently ranked in the top universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys. The successful candidate will play a leading role in maintaining McGill’s international reputation of excellence in research, teaching and service.

The Department has strong software engineering research activities in model-driven engineering, requirements engineering, program analysis, and testing but candidates from all areas in software engineering will be considered.

The Department is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate and graduate programs in Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering and values service contributions of its faculty members to the University, the profession and society at large.

The expected start date is August 1, 2023.

Candidates should have or soon expect a Ph.D., preferably with a first degree in electrical, computer or software engineering. Evidence of outstanding research achievements, or research potential, is indispensable. Preferred qualifications include dedication to an environment that supports diversity of population and perspectives; as our students come from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and backgrounds, we invite candidates to address in their application their ability to teach, supervise, and mentor in this context. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the mission of the University, through outstanding activities in the areas of research, teaching, and service.

Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required.

Interested candidates should submit applications which include their résumé, a statement of teaching and research interests, names and addresses of three referees and copies of up to three recent publications to

Candidates should submit a complete application package, consisting of:

  • A cover letter
  • A curriculum vitae including a list of publications
  • A research statement
  • A teaching statement
  • A statement on equity, diversity and inclusion
  • The names and email addresses of three references

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 9, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Depending on feasibility, interviews may be conducted either in person or remotely.

Application materials should be submitted using this form.

For more information about the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, please visit our website at: Inquiries may be sent to the Chair of the Department, Warren Gross, at [email protected]

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Montreal is a cosmopolitan city in the heart of Quebec and home the largest population of university institutions and students in Canada and tied for first in North America. Montreal is consistently ranked at the top of the best cities worldwide for post-secondary studies.

McGill University is a top-tier research-intensive academic institution in Canada and has consistently been ranked among the top universities worldwide across all reputable ranking surveys. Its collegial environment with opportunities for interaction with world-class researchers spans all applied and theoretical technical fields.

McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing.

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures . Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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