Two Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning


  • Professional
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expires on: January 15, 2023

University of Alberta
Department of Computing Science

The Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta invites applications for two Assistant Professor positions, starting as early as  July 1st, 2023, in the broad area of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, with preference given (but not restricted) to the following topics:

– ML/Deep Learning Theory
– Reliable/Secure/Private AI Systems
– Robotics
– NLP (with a focus on ML/deep learning)

The successful candidates are expected to have demonstrated research potential strong enough for a promising nomination by the Department of Computing Science and the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) for a Canada CIFAR AI Chair. Amii is one of three institutes supported by the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy. The CIFAR Chair includes substantial research funding for five years, and membership as an Amii fellow.

The Department of Computing Science is one of the largest and oldest computing science departments in Canada, and one of the best in the world.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis, and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply. 

For more information, application instructions and deadlines, please visit: https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A104848951/