Research Stream Faculty Position in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Professional
  • Victoria, B.C.
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: December 17, 2023

University of Victoria
Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science  
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Victoria 
Research Stream Faculty Position in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

We invite applications from talented scholars for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a focus on reinforcement learning and online learning, natural language processing including large language models or computer vision to commence July 1, 2024. The applicant should have a demonstrated research record in employing advanced AI or ML techniques. Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science or equivalent field or be within one year of completion, and a demonstrated record of research accomplishment, including publications in top international venues (such as NeurIPS, AAAI, ACL, or CVPR) as well as a clear plan for developing an outstanding research program. Applicants must have a commitment to teaching AI courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, and be able to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate level. Evidence of prior teaching experience is preferred. Applicants should provide a plan for graduate student supervision, with prior experience in supervising or mentoring students considered an asset. Applicants must display the required professionalism to operate in a collegial academic environment, with evidence of collaboration considered an asset.

To be considered, please submit a completed application package including a cover letter that addresses the full scope of the job requirements, along with your curriculum vitae, research statement and up to three selected relevant publications, teaching statement, syllabi, evaluation data, an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) statement, and contact information for three references at,  addressed to the Recruiting Committee Chair.

Application packages must be received by Sunday, December 17, 2023. 

The cover letter should clearly identify how your experience and research plan address the topic area above. The research statement should summarize research achievements and impact, and propose a credible plan for future research. The EDI statement should briefly describe your experience with addressing EDI and/or how you plan to contribute to the EDI goals of the Department (see You are asked to upload your CV and other personal information to this service, which is provided for the convenience of you and your referees. The service stores data on servers located outside of Canada; the data is therefore not in the custody or under the control of the University of Victoria. You may wish to review the privacy statement on  If you do not wish to use this service, please submit your complete application package to If you have any questions about the search please contact clearly identifying the search you are inquiring about.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; if you are neither a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, please indicate if you are authorized to work in Canada, and be prepared to provide a copy of your permit authorizing same.

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