Job ID: 133259

Computing Science - Teaching Faculty (Technical Writing and Research Methodologies)

Simon Fraser University

  • Nov. 8, 2019
  • Computing Science - Teaching Faculty (Technical Writing and Research Methodologies)
  • School of Computing Science
  • Simon Fraser University
    Surrey or Burnaby, BC
  • Open until filled
  • flexible
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Core Faculty
    Senior Lecturer
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

The School of Computing Science invites applications for a continuing Teaching Faculty position to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses on Technical Writing, Research Methodologies, Intellectual Property Management, Oral and Written Communications Skills, Computing Ethics, and Social Implications of Computerized Society. We have one position available at the rank of Lecturer, however, with approval from the Dean and Provost, an appointment at the rank of Senior Lecturer is also a possibility. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications:

-A doctoral or master’s degree in Computer Science or a related scientific/technical/engineering discipline
-Formal education and/or training in technical writing
-Academic and/or industrial experience of teaching and developing technical writing courses
-Passion for teaching, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for developing new courses, and leadership and group management skills
-Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

SFU is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world. The School of Computing Science has been consistently ranked among the top computer science departments in Canada and internationally. The School currently has 60 faculty members, 400 Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors.

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae, teaching statement, 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 January 10, 2020. Applications received after this deadline may be reviewed as far as the position is still open. The position is 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.

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University Academic Appointment Competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice at:

  • 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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Contact Information

  • School of Computing Science
    Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Drive
    Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
  • 778-782-6545

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