Thursday, 26 June 2014

Term Computer Science Lecturer Position at The University of British Columbia

Computer Science – Lecturer | Competition COSC-2014C

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Campus, invites applications for a 1-year term appointment as lecturer without review in Computer Science. The position is renewable for up to 3 years and has a start date of August 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, relevant
post-secondary teaching experience, and evidence of ability and commitment to teaching
excellence. The lecturer will teach courses in the undergraduate program, including first-year
introduction to computer science for both arts and science majors. The successful candidate will
be expected to bring innovation to such teaching, coordinate undergraduate and graduate
teaching assistants, and perform additional duties in service to the unit.

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: 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 July 12, 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.

Friday, 20 June 2014

Neuroinformatics training opportunities

Please circulate this opportunity to any/all students or recent graduates who might be interested!

New training opportunity available in Neuroinformatics. Are you interested in data and research management? Do you want to work with top researchers and one of the newest and most exciting informatics platforms in the world? Then this opportunity might be for you. Please follow the link for details on this 6-month internship. The Application deadline is June 24, 2014. To apply please see link below:

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Bell Labs Prize - Apply by July 15, 2014

I am writing to announce that Bell Labs <,27840440,27874a97> is launching a program to ‘open our doors’ to innovators in the field of information and communications networking. Specifically, we have created the Bell Labs Prize <,27840440,27874a98>, a competition that will give any researcher, in participating countries around the globe, the chance to introduce their ideas to the world, and collaborate with world-renowned Bell Labs researchers. The Bell Labs Prize winners will take home cash awards worth as much as $100,000, and the chance to further develop their ideas at Bell Labs, where possible.

Broadly, we are seeking 10x game-changing proposals in the field of information and communications technologies and related software systems and applications. The competition is open to anyone in one of the participating countries, who ‘owns’ an idea and meets the eligibility requirements.
Three prize winners will receive an award of $100,000 (grand prize), $50,000 (second place) or $25,000 (third place). Additionally, through the process, Bell Labs may engage with other contest participants as part of the company’s recruitment investment in top talent. The deadline to enter the contest is Tuesday, July 15, 2014. For more information, visit the Bell Labs Prize web site <,27840440,27874a99>.

Please share this with your most innovative students and other academic colleagues, and post the attached ‘flyer’ at your institution. We look forward to hearing their ideas that have the potential to change the way we connect, collaborate and communicate with people, places and possessions (things).

Best Regards,
Marcus Weldon
President of Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent

View the Bell Labs Prize PDF for more information <,27840440,27874a9a>

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Senior .NET Developer for Polar Securities

Polar Securities is Canada’s most established hedge fund management company, based in downtown Toronto. We are looking for a candidate with excellent computing, communication and analytical skills to fill a permanent position in our risk management department. 

We require someone with a graduate degree in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science preferred) and a strong programming and technical background who is interested in moving into a demanding finance role. 

The candidate is expected to demonstrate an aptitude and desire to learn financial products, accounting and the full spectrum of the trading process within a hedge fund. The candidate must have a willingness to interact with the users at all stages of development, an ability to independently devise solutions without detailed instructions, and an eagerness to surpass expectations on a regular basis. 

Compensation will be attractive and commensurate with experience. Only very qualified applicants please. You will be thoroughly tested on your abilities, so only apply if you are fully confident you match the following profile: 

3+ years of experience in the .NET Framework 
 3+ years of experience in C#, C++, MS SQL and Excel/VBA. 
 Thorough knowledge of WPF/XAML and WCF. 
 A solid understanding of design patterns and modern user interface paradigms (MVC, MVP, MVVM) 
 Graduate degree in a quantitative discipline; Computer Science preferred. 
 Mature analytical and problem solving skills 
 Excellent communication skills to manage interactions with traders and portfolio managers. 

Experience in the finance industry 
 Experience in Networking and Database Administration. 
 A demonstrable track record of recreational programming (e.g., a list of personal projects worked on in the last 10 years) 

Please email your resume to: 

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Computer Science position at Brandon University


One-Year Term Position
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.
Applications are invited for a one-year term position in the area of Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Teaching responsibilities:  The ideal candidate will be able to teach junior and senior courses in Computer Science. Ability to teach Computer Architecture, Computer Organization, Operating Systems, or C as a second language would be an asset. Depending on the candidate’s field of expertise, some alterations may be made in potential course assignments.

Qualifications:  A minimum of a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Computer Science. Experience in undergraduate teaching would be an asset.

The Department offers B.Sc. degree programs and B.Sc. (Honours) degree programs with Majors and Minors in both Mathematics and Computer Science. Objectives of the program include educating students as effective computing professionals with superior oral and written communication skills or enabling them to secure admission to a high-quality graduate program. All applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information on the program offerings.

Application Deadline: July 4, 2014, or until position is filled.
Start Date: August 1, 2014, or as mutually agreed.
Rank and Salary: Lecturer or Assistant Professor; salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, transcripts, summary of teaching experience, citizenship status, and the names, addresses and e-mails of three referees to:

Dr. Andrew Egan
Dean of Science
Brandon University
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9

If applying via e-mail, submissions should be in a single pdf file of a reasonable size.

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview. Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Monday, 16 June 2014

Splice Digital wants to hire from the University of Waterloo

Please find the descriptions of what we are looking for below:

iOS / Android Sr./Jr. Native Developers (2)
We are looking for both Sr. and Jr. iOS and Android developers a full-time immediate employment who have practical experience building either iOS and/or Android apps (both positions available). We are a small young development studio that has worked with exciting companies such as Puma and Atari and are open to a mix of in-office and work-from-home. We have very exciting projects on the horizon and need talented people (who absolutely love to develop apps!) to help make them happen. Experience in WebRTC, Swift, SqLite, Flurry, Hocky, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+ APIs, and Unity are an asset (though not necessary).

Sr. Java J2EE developer
We are looking for a Sr. Java J2EE developer to help support a back-end system powering awesome iOS and Android apps. Applicants should have experience with Spring and Hibernate, as well as MySQL and MongoDB. Experience providing back-end support to mobile apps is a plus! We are open to both part-time and full time employment and we are a small young development studio that has worked with exciting companies such as Puma and Atari. We are open to a mix of in-office and work-from-home. We have very exciting projects on the horizon and need talented people to help make them happen. Experience in Google APIs, Amazon S3 are an asset!

Sr. PHP developer
We are looking for a Sr. PHP developer to help build exciting web applications. Applicants should have experience with MVC, HTML5/CSS, jQuery and MySQL. We are a small young development studio that has worked with exciting companies such as Puma and Atari and we are open to a mix of in-office and work-from-home. We have very exciting projects on the horizon and need talented people to help make them happen. Experience in Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla are an asset!

We are really looking hard for both senior and junior versions of each, we are happy help a new grad get a head start. We would prefer to hire on a full time basis and will pay based on experience.

Adam Guay-Mosey | Director, Business Development
SpliceDigital Inc.
Tel: 1-416-994-5561
Toll-Free: 1-866-636-3011

Friday, 6 June 2014

Permanent position - computer science position at Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.

Leith Wheeler is in Vancouver and is a portfolio manager/investment counsel in the finance industry. We are looking to fill a few full time/permanent positions with candidates with computer science background and a strong interest in finance. I am not sure if the candidates have to be graduates or they may be undergraduates but they will have to relocate to Vancouver. I have attached a few postings on our website for your review. We are hoping you can help us target the student body to see if there are some specific graduates that would be of interest to us.


Wednesday, 4 June 2014

15% discount before Saturday for HackingME

What is HackingME?

Hacking the Middle East is a Toronto Hackathon (what’s a hackathon?) bringing together software developers, designers, experts in middle eastern politics, history, governance, culture (and many other areas) to build solutions for positive social change in the middle east.
For the hackathon discount, use STUDENT15.