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Sessional Instructor Position - Fall 2019 - Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science is looking for a Sessional Instructor to teach one or two sections of a graduate level course on Big Data Management.  NOTE - this course will have 6 lecture hours/week only during the second half of the fall semester (planned dates October 21-December 6). The position will commence October 21, 2019.    Preference will be given to graduate students and postdocs in our program looking to obtain teaching experience, followed by applicants with a postgraduate degree.

Big Data Management 

An introduction to data storage and manipulation at both desktop and cloud scales. Introduces core database concepts and provides a practical introduction to both SQL and NoSQL systems. Also introduces parallel and distributed computing concepts including distributed storage and large scale parallel data processing using MapReduce. Design and implementation of new data visualizations to aid analysis, with emphasis on the practical and ethical implications of design and analysis decisions.

A complete application should include curriculum vitae with e-mail address, a concise statement of teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier describing past teaching experience.  Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent under separate cover as soon as possible to search@cpsc.ucalgary.ca:

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

Applications will be accepted until August 8, 2019.

To see all University of Calgary academic positions, please visit:  www.ucalgary.ca/hr/career.

 

Sessional Instructor Position - Winter 2020

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to teach CPSC 583 for the Winter 2020 term.  Preference will be given to graduate students and postdocs in our program looking to obtain teaching experience, followed by applicants with a postgraduate degree.  The position will commence January 1, 2020. 

CPSC 583 –  Introduction to Information Visualization

Principles of information representation, presentation and interaction.  Development of mappings from data to visual structures and exploration, navigation cues, distortion and emphasis techniques.

 

 

The Department is one of Canada’s leaders as evidenced by our commitment to excellence in research and teaching.  It has an expansive graduate program and extensive state-of-the-art computing facilities.  Calgary is a multicultural city that is the fastest growing city in Canada.  Calgary enjoys a moderate climate located beside the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains.  Further information about the Department is available at http://www.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/

A complete application should include curriculum vitae with e-mail address, a concise statement of teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier describing past teaching experience.  Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent under separate cover as soon as possible to search@cpsc.ucalgary.ca:

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

Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2019.

The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

To see all University of Calgary academic positions, please visit:  www.ucalgary.ca/hr/career.