Date: Sep 11, 2021
Location: Other, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Science
Department: Physics and Computer Science
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 2528
Position Title: CP214B – Discrete Struct for Comp Sci
Term: Winter 2022 (Jan. 1 – Apr. 30)
Days/Times: T R 8:30 A.M. – 9:50 A.M.
Hours per week/Hours Total: 3 per week/36 total
Anticipated Class Size: 150
Additional Course Requirements: None
Posted on: September 10, 2021
Posting ends: September 25, 2021
Finite and discrete algebraic structures relating to computers: sets, functions, relations. Machine-oriented logic. Topics include: propositional and predicate calculus, Boolean algebra, combinatorial counting (including Pigeonhole principle, permutations and combinations), recurrence equations, applications of recurrence equations in sorting algorithms, relations (including equivalence relations, partial orders), algorithms to generate permutations and combinations, induction and recursive programs, correctness proofs for both recursive and iterative program constructions, countable and uncountable sets, Cantor’s theorem, introduction to graph theory and graph algorithms.
Qualifications – Required: Master’s
Qualifications – Discipline: Computer Science
Qualifications – Professional Designation: PhD would be an asset
Application Deadline: September 25, 2021
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Required for All Applicants
Required for External Applicants
- Names and Contact Information for Referees
- Evidence of Good Teaching
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Dossier
- Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)
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PTAC Hiring Committee
Department of Physics & Computer Science
Faculty of Science
Wilfrid Laurier University
This appointment is in accordance with the Contract Teaching Faculty and Part-time Librarians Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent. All applicants are assessed using both the “Appendix H: Assessment of CTF Candidates under 13.6.1” in the collective agreement and the program specific rubric. Candidates should review these documents and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application.
For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3
Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.