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Posting number 2017.171
Position Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems
Department Computer Information Systems, Faculty of Professional Studies
Contract type Faculty; 100% full time, permanent (tenure track)
Start date August 1, 2018
Review date December 8, 2017

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

The Department of Computer Information Systems invites applications for one (1) full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The date of appointment is August 1, 2018.

Candidates are required to have expertise in systems engineering and software engineering. Preference will be given to candidates who also have a demonstrated interest and expertise in at least two of the following areas: databases, data analysis, operating systems, cloud computing, gaming, multimedia and graphics, robotics and real-time programming.  Other related expertise will be considered.

We are seeking individuals who have an outstanding ability to teach and communicate effectively with undergraduate students, and are able to instruct and develop courses across a range of computer information system and computing science topics.

The minimum requirement for this position is a PhD in Computing Science from a recognized university. Demonstrated excellence, or commitment to establishing a record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level is also required. Flexibility, industry expertise, currency in topic area, and evidence of scholarly activities are also important considerations. It is expected that all faculty members shall engage in an on-going process of professional development.

How to apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on December 8, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching excellence (student evaluations if available), and one-page statement of teaching philosophy plus examples of innovative approaches to teaching and course design if available. Three letters of reference will be required prior to being interviewed.  Applications, citing Posting 2017.171 should be sent to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

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Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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