Computer Science Winter 2022 (9Courses)

Application Deadline: November 28, 2021

 Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies/Computer Science Department

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for Contract Lecturer(s) in the Department of Computer Science Applications. The applicant(s) is (are) requested to teach:

 **Note that all courses will be taught via Zoom delivery

Computer Science 1411WA/WDE,1411LW1/WD1 Computer Programming I

Course description: A first course in programming given in C - mathematical problem solving, program development, C grammar and simple system functions. Students will develop and write their own programs and run them in a time-sharing environment.

Lecture:  Monday/Wednesday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Zoom 

Lab:  Thursday, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Zoom 

 

Computer Science 1431WB/WDF, 1431LW2/WD2, Computer Programming II  

Course description: Substantially extends the programming skills development, with more complex programs, using advanced C and C++ features. Good programming style and documentation are stressed throughout. Advanced data types, program structures and other advanced topics in C and C++ languages are discussed.

Lecture:  Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Zoom

Lab:  Friday, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Zoom

 

Computer Science 2430 WA/WDF, Mobile Computing Technology  

Course description: Mobile programming components such as UI programming, data management, localization, and programming sensors such as the accelerometer and compass; mobile OS services, and mobile phone games from a systems and implementation perspective and its SDK.

Lecture:  Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Zoom 

 

Computer Science 2476WA/WDE, 2476LW1/WD1 Introduction to Assembly Language and Operating Systems

Course description: Assembly-level machine organization. Memory system organization and architecture. Writing simple I/O routines and interrupt handlers. Introduction to initialization and process management in a Unix or Unix-like operating system.

Lecture:  Friday, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Zoom 

Lab: Monday, 8:30 am – 10:30 am, Zoom

 

Computer Science 2476WB/WDF, 2476LW2/WD2, Introduction to Assembly Language and Operating Systems   

Course description: Assembly-level machine organization. Memory system organization and architecture. Writing simple I/O routines and interrupt handlers. Introduction to initialization and process management in a Unix or Unix-like operating system.

 Lecture:  Friday, 8:30 am – 10:30 am, Zoom 

Lab:  Tuesday, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom

 

Computer Science 4471WA/WDE, Computer Graphics  

Course description: Topics include raster graphics, graphics architectures, application programmer's interface, interactive graphics, two and three dimensional computer graphics primitives and attributes, transformations, viewing, animation, hidden surface removal, colour and shading, and curves and surfaces. Course topics will be related to game programming applications and assigned work will employ course material in the construction of two and three dimensional games.

Lecture:  Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Zoom

 

Computer Science 4476WA/WDF, Cryptography Network Security  

Course description: Topics include conventional encryption, public-key cryptology, authentication and digital signatures, key distribution, IP security, web security, and network management security.

Lecture:  Monday/Wednesday, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Zoom

 

Computer Science 5421WB, Deep Learning  

Course description: Covers several advanced topics in artificial intelligence and the design of machine learning based algorithms to solve practical problems. Involves state-of-the-art neural networks, including deep learning, sequential learning, convolutional neural networks, extreme learning machine, etc. for applications related to pattern recognition.

Lecture:  Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Zoom

 

Computer Science 5421WDE, Deep Learning  

Course description: Covers several advanced topics in artificial intelligence and the design of machine learning based algorithms to solve practical problems. Involves state-of-the-art neural networks, including deep learning, sequential learning, convolutional neural networks, extreme learning machine, etc. for applications related to pattern recognition.

Lecture:  Monday/Wednesday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Zoom

Start Date/Duration:  January 2, 2022 – April 30, 2022                                     

 

Qualifications Preferred:  Ph.D. in Computer Science and experience in teaching, particularly experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. Vijay Mago, Chair.  Detailed information on the Computer Science Department and our programs is available at:  https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/computer-science

Review of applications will begin on November 28, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunites.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Send Applications to:

Department of Computer Science

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Attn: Dr. Vijay Mago

E-mail:  chair.compsci@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.