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a cluster of open tenure track positions at the University of Calgary

We have a cluster of open tenure track positions at the University of Calgary. Details of the individual positions can be found here.

The over-all job ad is as follows:


Tenure-Track Positions


The Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary seeks outstanding candidates for the following four tenure-track faculty positions:

• Assistant Professor in Imaging/Visualization

• Assistant Professor in Secure Health Informatics

• Canada Research Chair Tier II in Big Data – Assistant or Associate Professor

• Canada Research Chair Tier II in Visual Analytics – Assistant or Associate Professor


In each case, the successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program aligned with the University of Calgary's Eyes High vision, and to provide high-quality teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He/she will actively recruit and supervise graduate students. Peer-reviewed external funding is expected to be obtained and sustained. Industrial partnerships are also encouraged, as appropriate.


Recently ranked #1 among young universities in Canada, the University of Calgary has significant ongoing research activities in fundamental and applied analytics. Information visualization, human-computer interaction, and software engineering of analytics applications are key current strengths, leading to close interactions with experts from a wide variety of application domains. Cross-disciplinary teams are tackling analytics challenges in energy, health informatics, life sciences, sustainability, and a broad spectrum of other areas. Analytics and visualization have been identified as core platform technologies by the University of Calgary, leading to substantial new investments in these and related research areas.


The Department of Computer Science is one of Canada's leaders, with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. It has large undergraduate and graduate programs, state-of-the-art computing facilities, and successful multi-disciplinary linkages. Calgary is a multi-cultural city that is the fastest growing city in Canada. Calgary enjoys a moderate climate located beside the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Further information on these positions is available at .

Interested applicants should send a CV, a concise description of their research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least 3 references via email to, or physical mail to:


Dr. Carey Williamson, Head

Department of Computer Science

University of Calgary

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

T2N 1N4


Review of applications will commence December 15, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

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