Assistant Professor, Data Visualization

Employer name: University of Toronto
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Location (city/country): Toronto, Canada
Closing date: 15 November 2018 (or until the position is filled)

The Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a joint tenure-stream appointment in the Department of Computer Science (51%) and the Department of Statistical Sciences (49%) in Data Visualization. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2019.

Candidates in all areas of Computer Science and Statistical Sciences involving data visualization will be considered. We are especially interested in exceptional candidates who transcend traditional computing and statistics research topics and complement our existing strengths.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistical Sciences, or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and demonstrate a strong record of excellence in research and teaching at the highest international levels. Excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of impactful contributions and publications in top ranked field-relevant journals and conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching must be provided through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, and the teaching statement submitted as part of the application.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in Computer Science and Statistical Science research and education, and the two departments have a long history of joint faculty appointments and collaborations spanning several decades. Successful candidates are expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level; to establish a strong, externally funded independent research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; and to contribute to the enrichment of both undergraduate and graduate programs in the two departments.

Application material for the position should be submitted online through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11912. It should include the candidate's curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching statement, and at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned) uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information about the Department of Computer Science see our website at www.cs.toronto.edu or contact Sara Burns at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information about the Department of Statistical Sciences see our website at www.utstat.utoronto.ca or contact Katrina Mintis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, 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.

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