Full-time tenure-track joint appointment in CS and Education

Application Period: Dec. 16, 2016 - Jan. 31, 2017

Contact: csedu@cs.mcgill.ca

The School of Computer Science and the Faculty of Education at McGill University invite applications for a joint tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor, to begin on August 1st, 2017.


Candidates must have or soon expect a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Education, or related field with expertise in areas of computer science relevant to teaching and learning (e.g., HCI, user modeling, computer-supported collaborative learning, digital humanities, and machine learning) and a strong track record of interdisciplinary and innovative work in science education platforms.  This position will be a joint appointment between the School of Computer Science and one department in the Faculty of Education, to be determined according to the candidate’s expertise.  The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high quality research at the intersection of the two fields, teach to a diverse and talented student body, and secure competitive external funding. Experience with outreach work in technology education or technology environments would be an asset.


Salary will be negotiable, according to qualifications and experience. The School of Computer Science, a department within the Faculty of Science, offers a collegial environment with opportunities for interaction with world class researchers in many related and complementary areas including machine learning, network science, natural language processing, bioinformatics, and many more. The Faculty of Education is committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching and research across a range of Education-related fields, including but not limited to Teacher Education, Educational and Counseling Psychology, Learning Sciences, Kinesiology and Physical Education. The ideal Science Education candidate will be a scholar with interest in and the expertise required to build upon one or several of the teaching and research areas designated as a priority within the Faculty.   


McGill is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best universities and there is ample opportunity for transdisciplinary collaboration. McGill is situated in Montreal, a historic and internationally-flavored city, and home to no fewer than four universities.

To apply, submit your application using the web page at:




The complete application package required includes:


  • a curriculum vitae including a list of publications;
  • a brief statement explaining the candidate’s contribution to their best two publications, with embedded links to the publications in pdf format;
  • a research statement;
  • a teaching statement;
  • the names and email addresses of three references.


The selection process will begin by January 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


For more information:  csedu@cs.mcgill.ca