Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering

WorkplaceGuelph, Ontario, Canada

Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering

College: College of Engineering & Physcial Sciences

Department: School of Engineering

Date Posted: July 20, 2023
Deadline: September 1, 2023 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD # 23-44

Position Description:

The School of Engineering at the University of Guelph invites applications from Black and/or Indigenous scholars for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The University of Guelph, School of Engineering, seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the discipline of Computer Engineering. The ideal candidate will develop an internationally recognized, externally funded and independent research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, develop and teach innovative graduate and undergraduate courses in the Computer Engineering program, and provide service to the University and the engineering profession. To be considered for this position, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or closely related engineering; earned a doctorate in computer engineering or a related field; have an outstanding research and publication record related to any field under computer engineering; and have teaching experience at the university level. Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is strongly preferred for this position at the time of hiring. This tenure-track faculty position is part of the University of Guelph’s Black and Indigenous Hiring Initiative . Launched in June 2022, the Black and Indigenous Hiring Initiative (BIHI) calls for hiring fifteen or more Black and Indigenous faculty and four or more Black and Indigenous professional staff across the University of Guelph during the next three years. The faculty and staff positions will be filled in areas that support the advancement of Black and Indigenous academic excellence and the University of Guelph’s commitments to inclusion, anti-racism, indigenization, and decolonization. The University of Guelph seeks qualified individuals who identify as persons of Black African or Caribbean descent and/or Indigenous (First Nation, Inuit, Métis, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian). Applicants will be asked to self-identify through the Applicant Tracking Questionnaire (ATQ) facilitated by the Office of Diversity and Human Rights. Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous on the ATQ will be asked to confirm their Indigenous citizenship/membership and/or ancestral and kinship connections to a recognized and inherent Indigenous nation, community, treaty, land claim, territory or region through a confidential follow-up process facilitated by Indigenous Initiatives. The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life . Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on September 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching vision (max. 4 pages); (4) a statement of research and development vision (max. 4 pages), (5) a statement of commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) that provides an evidence-based account of commitments and capacities to contribute to fostering EDI (max. 1 page); and (6) the contact details for five referees. Applications should be sent to the attention of: Dr. Ibrahim Deaib
Acting Director
School of Engineering
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Email: All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position. The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them. At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion ( is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.

In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2661832.