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Canada Research Chair Tier II in Data-Centric Systems

University of Western Ontario, Computer Science Department

Job Title: Canada Research Chair Tier II in Data-Centric Systems
Job Location: London, Ontario
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: 03/31/2017

Job Description

Canada Research Chair Tier II in Data-Centric Systems
University of Western Ontario

The Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Western University is pleased to announce the search for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Data-Centric Systems. Western Science is making significant investments in ‘Big Data’ as part of its broader Science of Information research theme, in line with its strategic priorities at, as well as the broader priorities of Western University (Achieving Excellence on the World Stage: see

In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (, Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have less than 10 years of experience as an active researcher in their field at the time of nomination). Please consult the Canada Research Chair website for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria:

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have an established record in database systems research with preference given to applicants whose research focuses on both scalableand distributed database systems. 

Publications in highly ranked journals and refereed conference proceedings as well as invited presentations at prestigious international conferences are both attributes of our desired candidate. A demonstrated interest in applied interdisciplinary research is highly desirable.

Demonstrated success in attracting research funds from a variety of sources and initiation and fostering industry-academic collaborations are also essential. 

The start date will be July 1, 2018 or as negotiated.Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline.

Candidates will be appointed to a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor or to a Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. The rank and tenure status will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

General information about the University can be found at London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events (see

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a one-page teaching statement and a concise research proposal (5 pages, NSERC Discovery Grant format preferred, if available) and contact details of a least three professional referees who can provide letters of support to:

Dianne McFadzean
Department of Computer Science,
Western University,
London, Ontario N6A 5B7

Consideration of applications will begin on March1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. See the full advertisement at

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