University of Ottawa Department of Engineering

As part of a major expansion of its Software Engineering program, the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Exceptional candidates may be considered at the rank of Full Professor. We are seeking outstanding researchers with significant research experience focused on Software Engineering and more particularly on automated software testing and software quality assurance. 

Title of the position: Assistant or Associate Professor 

Duties: :

The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities revealed by research, or professional work; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students. 

Current research strengths in Software Engineering at the School of EECS include model-based engineering, quality assurance, requirements engineering, applied AI and data science. Further information may be viewed on our web site, located at 

Rank and Salary: Regular tenure-track academic appointment in the Faculty of Engineering with a salary consistent with the collective agreement of the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa. 

Benefits package: 

The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance. 

Location of work: 

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5 

Contact information: 

Dr. Claude D’Amours, EECS Director, Faculty of Engineering, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5. Telephone: 613-562-5800, ext. 6208, fax: 613-562-5664 

Skills requirements:

  • Education: Ph.D. in Software Engineering or equivalent. Postdoctoral experience in Software Engineering is considered an asset.
  • Work experience: The successful candidate should possess a strong research background and a strong commitment to excellence both in teaching and research. Significant experience in performing collaborative research with industry will be considered an important asset. The candidates will be expected to initiate and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program and to teach Software Engineering courses, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Because the University of Ottawa is Canada's premier bilingual university, preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual (French/English) and who are able to teach in both languages. Passive knowledge of the other official language in Canada is a requirement for tenure.

Application deadline: Applications received prior to January 31, 2019 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled. 

Please send your curriculum vitae, a detailed research proposal, a description of teaching interests and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three (3) referees to: 

Dr. Claude D’Amours, Director 
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
University of Ottawa 

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. 

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