Accepting Applications for a Faculty Lecturer

Application Period: June 13, 2022 - Aug. 15, 2022

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Nous n'acceptons plus les candidatures pour ce poste.

The School of Computer Science at McGill University invites applications for an appointment as Faculty Lecturer. Candidates must have at least a graduate degree in Computer Science or related discipline, and demonstrated excellence in teaching computer science at the university level. Candidates with a PhD will be prioritized. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

The School is looking for candidates who are able to teach a wide range of undergraduate computer science courses, with an expertise in computer systems (e.g., database systems, operating systems, networks, distributed systems, etc.).

The initial appointment is for 3 years with the possibility of re-appointment. Reappointment is conditional on performance. Reappointment after 6 years of continuous employment in the same Faculty is for an indefinite term.

The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and is expected to actively participate in the School’s activities around undergraduate teaching, such as academic program development, innovation in teaching, course administration, engagement and liaison with our very active undergraduate student body, enhancement of our program’s inclusiveness and student body diversity, advising, mentoring or others.

Montreal is a historic and cosmopolitan city, and considered one of the best cities for students. The School of Computer Science offers a collegial environment with opportunities for interaction with world-class researchers that take their teaching responsibilities very seriously. The School teaches to a very diverse student body and embraces inclusiveness. The percentage of women in our programs is one of the highest in Canada. Introductory courses are open to students across campus, and the School offers a wide set of different programs, including majors, specializations, honours and several joint programs, both in the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Arts.

To apply, submit your application using the web page at:

The complete application package required includes:

a curriculum vitae;

a teaching statement; this should include discussion of how the candidate’s teaching interest matches the School’s current course offerings;

a teaching dossier including course syllabi and student evaluations;

a teaching statement;

an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement

the names and email addresses of three references. The referees should be able to address the candidate's pedagogical strength and subject competency in computer science.

The selection process will begin by August 15, 2022, but we accept applications until the position is filled.


McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate's record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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For details of the Faculty Lecturer classification, please see