Wednesday, 28 May 2014

2015 Math Faculty Class Composite Photo

Attention all Faculty of Mathematics Grads of 2015!

Do not miss out on your class composite - if you are away from campus during the Fall term, you must have your portrait taken this term to appear with your classmates.

Please go to www.lifetouch.ca/waterloo where you will find all of the details to book your session.

If you have any questions, you can contact Lifetouch at waterlooquestions@lifetouch.com or by calling them at 519-888-4567 x37539.

Friday, 23 May 2014

Next local ACM-style programming contest June 1

The next Waterloo-local ACM-style programming contest will be held on Sunday, June 1 in MC 3022. All members of the UW community are invited to try their programming skill in Scheme, C, C++, Java, or Pascal.

For full details and online registration, please see:
http://acm.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~acm00/

The contest will run from 1 pm sharp until 4 pm, and will be followed by pizza. There will be a practice contest in the morning to allow contestants, especially those competing for the first time, to get their account setup and become familiar with the contest environment. Contestants participating in the practice contest should arrive by 10:30 am in MC 3022. For out-of-town participants, it is possible to participate remotely using a web-based system, but local participants are encouraged to attend in person if possible.

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Yelp Team Mixer

Yelp will be checking in at University of Waterloo to meet the best and brightest computer science and engineering students. You're invited to come and to learn more about Yelp tech and culture from a few members of our engineering team at the following event:

Team Mixer
Thursday, 5/29
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Molly Bloom's Pub

We will be providing snacks and drinks, and raffling off a quadcopter, so remember to bring your CS or engineering resume to get a raffle ticket!

RSVP here <https://www.facebook.com/events/655499511189261/?ref=22>.

If you're interested in learning more about Yelp's technical innovations, check out our latest projects on the Yelp Engineering blog <http://engineeringblog.yelp.com/>.

The fastest way to an epic internship or awesome full-time position is by giving the Yelp recruiter your resume at our tech talk or team mixer. But if you just can't wait, take a look at our college positions on  www.yelp.com/careers <http://www.yelp.com/careers>!

Yelp Tech Talk

Yelp will be checking in at University of Waterloo to meet the best and brightest computer science and engineering students. You're invited to come and to learn more about Yelp tech and culture from a few members of our engineering team at the following event:

Tech Talk
Launching Yelp in a New Country
Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Davis Centre, Colloquium 1302

RESUME RAFFLE | FREE DINNER | SWEET YELP SCHWAG

We'll kick things off with a quick Q+A with former Yelp intern, Max R. as he speaks about his experiences at Yelp and what he's learned along the way. Then, join Rachel Z. for a behind-the-scenes look at the mechanics of bringing Yelp to a new country and the challenges of localization.

Afterwards, ask the team about a day in the life of an engineer at Yelp, our daily push cycle, and our open-source projects.

We will be providing dinner and raffling off an iPad Retina, so remember to bring your CS or engineering resume to get a raffle ticket!

RSVP here <https://www.facebook.com/events/310497439112787/?ref=22>.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Lecturer Position -- University of Toronto


The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences seeks an enthusiastic and innovative lecturer for a one year 67% position at the rank of Lecturer in the field of Computer Science beginning September 1, 2014. 

We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching and who have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Preference is given to candidates who have a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline. 

The position requires the teaching of four one-semester courses spread over one calendar year. Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, and curriculum development. In addition, each faculty member has some responsibility for student recruitment and departmental administration. 

Faculty members are also encouraged to initiate and supervise undergraduate projects. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Applications should include curriculum vitae, statements of career goals and teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and at the names of recommenders, at least two of which should be familiar with the candidate's teaching. All application materials must be submitted via email to https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/5886. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by June 20, 2014. 

For more information about the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences please visit our home page: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/. 


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Friday, 16 May 2014

Tenure-track position (Université Laval)

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Université Laval invites applications for a tenure-track position.  Official posting: en français, in English. Responsibilities for this position include:

Selection criteria
  
How to apply
Application deadline: August 15 , 2014
Expected starting date: March 1st, 2015
Applications should be sent by email (ift-directeur-poste@ift.ulaval.ca), to Béchir Ktari, Head of the Department, in the form of a zip file containing the following documents (in pdf format):
In addition, three reference letters (addressed to ift-directeur-poste@ift.ulaval.ca), provided directly from signatories, are required. invites applications for a tenure-track position.  Official posting: en français, in English. Responsibilities for this position include:

Selection criteria
  
How to apply
Application deadline: August 15 , 2014
Expected starting date: March 1st, 2015
Applications should be sent by email (ift-directeur-poste@ift.ulaval.ca), to Béchir Ktari, Head of the Department, in the form of a zip file containing the following documents (in pdf format):
In addition, three reference letters (addressed to ift-directeur-poste@ift.ulaval.ca), provided directly from signatories, are required.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Call out for computer science volunteers!

Help our 2014 admitted students choose Waterloo for computer science by celebrating their successes and sharing your program experiences. Faculty and staff will be on hand to answer admission-related questions.

WHAT:You@Waterloo Day
WHEN: Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 10 am – 2 pm
WHERE: Physical Activities Centre (PAC)

Volunteers will receive a free lunch, t-shirt, and cupcake!

Volunteer orientation: Wednesday, May 21| 5:00 – 6:00 pm | DC1302. Snacks will be provided.

To participate, email Heather Steinmetz | h2steinm@uwaterloo.ca

Lecturer position (Simon Fraser University)

 
The School of Computing Science invites applications for a full time continuing Lecturer position for its
Software Systems program at the SFU Surrey campus commencing September 1, 2014. The Software
Systems program is a four-year B.Sc. degree program that provides students with the skills and
knowledge necessary for the production of professional software as part of a team under realistic time
and resource constraints.
 
For the position, a M.Sc. in Computing Science or a related discipline is required. A Ph.D. or relevant
industry experience would be an asset. We seek applicants with a record of excellence in teaching in the
areas of systems or software engineering.
 
More information about Software Systems, including course descriptions, is available on the Software
Systems website:
http://www.sfu.ca/computing/undergraduate/programs/softwaresystems.html
 
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information about
Teaching Appointments at SFU see:
http://www.sfu.ca/policies/academic/a12-01.htm
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents
will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages
applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and
persons with disabilities. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by
the University for academic appointments competitions will be collected. For further details see:
http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/Collection_Notice.html
 
Review of applications will begin Monday, June 2, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, submit a Curriculum Vita, the names and contact information of three academic referees, and a
statement about your previous teaching experience and your approach to teaching. Applications may be
submitted at
http://www.cs.sfu.ca/about/job-­‐opportunities.html.
 
 

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Assistant professor (Athabasca University)

Assistant Professor, Multimedia and Software Engineering, School of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Science and Technology

The Assistant Professor (five year term position), Multimedia and Software Engineering, will be responsible for the coordination and revision of current courses as well as course development in the area of multimedia and software engineering, maintaining a research program in a related discipline, and service to the university and community.

In the role of successfully delivering and developing assigned programs and courses, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following areas both directly and in conjunction with support staff:  tutoring; assignment and exam marking; conducting seminars and workshops as required; maintaining student records; undergraduate and graduate course development, maintenance and revision.  Within these areas, the successful candidate will be hiring and supervising instructors; evaluating student performance and advising on the acquisition of learning resources.  Candidates should be familiar with online systems of course delivery and related student services.

The successful candidate will conduct research in the field of multimedia and software engineering and will maintain an active research program with opportunity for collaboration within the Faculty of Science & Technology.

Service to the university and community is included in this role.  The successful candidate will serve on university committees.  Aside from the opportunity to participate in the development of program proposals, the Assistant Professor can assist with student recruitment and outreach initiatives that promote computing science.

http://www1.athabascau.ca/hr/careers/jobprofiles/academic.doc/file_view

Further information regarding this position may be obtained from Dr. Oscar Lin at (780) 989-2591 or via email:  oscarl@athabascau.ca.

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

Applications will only be received and accepted through our online recruitment system.  
When applying, please include your resume, letter of application, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three referees.A

Monday, 5 May 2014

Palantir Technologies Information Session


Tuesday, May 13th 

7:30pm-9pm

SCH - The Festival Room

Taco Tuesday!

 Please join Lillian Ma, Product Quality Engineer at Palantir Technologies. Lillian will be discussing what makes Quality Engineering at Palantir unique - the diversity of responsibilities,  ranging from deep server-side infrastructure to on-site client product analysis. Come see the kind of impact that you can bring across a wide range of teams and products. Enter our raffle to win a prize! 

View a live demo of our data fusion platforms, and learn how you can be a part of our mission. www.palantir.com

 

Friday, 2 May 2014

Lecturer position (Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences)

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Campus, invites applications for a 10-month term appointment as lecturer without review in
Computer Science to begin July 15, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, relevant university
teaching experience, and evidence of ability and commitment to teaching excellence. Individuals
with expertise in any area of computer science will be considered. An interest in pedagogy,
especially development and evaluation of teaching systems and approaches, is desirable.
Experience in establishing connections with technology industries would also be an important
strength.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the undergraduate program, including introduction
to computer programming in Java, database management systems, and software engineering,
and coordinate the Capstone Software Engineering Project course. The lecturer will be expected
to bring innovation to such teaching, provide help with the training of Teaching Assistants, and
fulfill service obligations to the University and community.
UBC is one of the world's top universities. The university has two distinct campuses, one in
Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, at the
heart of the Okanagan Valley has over 8,400 students in six Faculties, including strong graduate
programs at all levels. Kelowna is connected by direct flights to major Canadian and USA cities
and the region is considered one of the most desirable regions to live in Canada.

How to Apply
Complete applications should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching
philosophy and evidence of teaching ability, as well as three letters of reference. These letters
and the applications should be sent as e-mail attachments to Ms. Ashlee Robinson (email:
ashlee.robinson@ubc.ca) Please put the competition title on the subject line of the e-mail and
declare whether you are legally entitled to work in Canada.

The reviewing of applications will begin May 23, 2014, and continue until the position is
filled. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are
encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority
groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual
orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage
productively with diverse communities. Government regulations require that Canadians and
permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.