Assistant Professor Position

Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada’s premier undergraduate institutions. Founded in 1838, Acadia is one of Canada’s oldest and most respected universities and offers a liberal arts education unique among post-secondary institutions. Acadia offers a stimulating, vibrant environment, on and off campus, where dedicated faculty inspire and challenge students to be their best through supportive personalized learning environments, holistic education and nurturing community engagement. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley a small-town setting offering an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.
Acadia University is proudly located on Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People.


Position # 20303 The Jodrey School of Computer Science seeks to fill a 5 month contractually limited position at the rank of Assistant Professor effective December 1, 2021. An overall ability to contribute to a dynamic teaching and service culture in the School is important. The successful candidate will teach COMP 2853 (Handling Data), COMP 2903 (Computers and Society), and COMP 4583 (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing). Applicants will also be expected to contribute to the activities of the School. The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to equity and diversity and the ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold a minimum MSc in Computer Science. Previous teaching experience
in Computer Science at the University level is required.

How to Apply: Applications must include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and confirmation of degree or relevant experience. Please also include the names and contact information of three references. Candidates shall send the application package as a PDF to Receipt of the application will be acknowledged via email.

Dr. Darcy Benoit
Professor and Director

Jodrey School of Computer Science, Acadia University

Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6


Closing Date: 20 October 2021
For additional information on the Jodrey School of Computer Science, please visit:

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, and persons of any minority sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is qualifications and professional excellence. Candidates who identify as a member of one of the afore-mentioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, are invited to submit the online
Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package. The university will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please contact: Dr. Darcy Benoit

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