Position Description

The Department of Computer Science within the Faculty of Science invites applications for an ISEC 643 Sessional Instructor in the Fall 2022 term.

The successful candidate will have responsibilities for instruction and associated duties for this 3-unit course during the Fall 2022 term, including the supervision and direction of teaching assistants that will teach the tutorial sections.

Information Security and Privacy – Policies, Standards and Programs
Development of security and privacy policies. Policy compliance and enforcement in various legislative frameworks. Policy considerations for social engineering and insider attacks. Information security and privacy standards. Security/privacy awareness and training programs. Development of Privacy Impact Assessments.

Fall 2022 Term Dates:  Monday, August 29, 2022 – Friday, December 23, 2022

Teaching Schedule:    The course will run from Tuesday, September 6, 2022 – Friday, September 30, 2022, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Position will commence Monday, August 8. 

Lecture: Sept 6-9 (T-F) 9:00-17:00, Sept 26 (M) 9:00-17:00

This course will be offered as a one-week module, with students submitting additional work later in September, exact date to be determined by instructor in conjunction with Graduate Program director.

Students will participate in a combination of synchronous and asynchronous instruction for the entire duration of the month. Please refer to your Course Outline for further scheduling details.

***The ongoing COVID-19 situation may require an online delivery of some or all the course components, however, we anticipate that this course will be delivered in-person at this time.

Qualifications:    Qualifications of particular interest are professional experiences in applying relevant frameworks (e.g. NIST) and standards (e.g. ISO) to multiple organizational levels including technical teams, front-line management, and c-suite decision makers; understanding of various competing standards and their appropriate application; knowledge of applicable standards and frameworks relevant to both digital security and privacy; knowledge about frameworks/standards that are applied in specific domains is an asset. Demonstrated experience/knowledge of the development of policy both in the private and public environments. An ability to set the legal and regulatory issues within ethical frameworks is important

  • Current curriculum vitae, including a description of any prior teaching experience

Please apply on-line via the ‘Apply Now’ link. A complete application should be submitted in a single pdf, and include the following:

Three letters of reference are also required and can be submitted with the pdf application or sent under separate cover by the application deadline to cpsc@ucalgary.ca. 

Application Deadline:  July 26, 2022

Please visit https://www.cpsc.ucalgary.ca for further information about the Department of Computer Science.

Remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association’s website at www.tucfa.com for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration. 

As per the Collective Agreement, the Department of Computer Science will adhere to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments. 

Thank you for submitting your online application. Only those candidates chosen to proceed in the selection process will be contacted.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (equity@ucalgary.ca) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources (hrhire@ucalgary.ca).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To view a listing of all available academic opportunities and to find out more about what the University of Calgary has to offer, please visit our Academic Careers website.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.  


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