Assistant/Associate Professor of Software Engineering

Thompson Rivers University


Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Type
Academic/Career(max 24 credits)
Faculty Type
Tenure Track
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)



Thompson Rivers University ( is a uniquely comprehensive, student-focused institution built on over 45 years of excellence in post-secondary education and training. TRU's spectacular main campus is located in Kamloops, BC (, a prosperous city located just a 4 hour drive from Vancouver, a 50 minute drive from Sun Peaks (the second-largest ski area in Canada), in the heart of the southern BC interior. Kamloops offers world-class tourism and recreation, excellent cultural, social and economic opportunities, as well as over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually.

The Department of Engineering at Thompson Rivers University is a recent initiative to offer the BEng Software Engineering program.

The department is seeking to hire highly qualified individual for One (01) Tenure-Track Position at the rank of Assistant Professor \ Associate Professor beginning December 15, 2023.


  1. The successful candidate must possess a PhD in Computer or Software Engineering or an equivalent discipline from a recognized university, and the candidate’s teaching and research experience must be within the core areas of Computer or Software Engineering.
  2. The candidate must have an undergraduate degree in an engineering discipline from a recognized university.
  3. Candidate should demonstrate expertise to teach majority of the following courses in the areas of Software Engineering:
  • Realtime System Design
  • Digital Communication
  • Control Systems
  • Digital System Desing (VLSI)
  • Safety Critical Systems
  • Computer Architecture

The department strongly support Women in Engineering 30 by 30 initiative of Engineers Canada and encourage female applicants to apply.

Preference will be given to candidate who currently have a valid Full Professional Engineer license from any of the professional engineers associations within Canadian jurisdiction. Candidate must report in their CV their current professional engineer license status. However, successful candidate is required to become registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia within the first three years of their initial appointment.

Demonstrated knowledge or familiarity with CEAB (Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board) accreditation process is a valuable asset.

Applicants should send:

  1. Cover Letter.
  2. CV
  3. Statement of teaching
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Names of at least three references.

Hiring for this position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation

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