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UBC Computer Science wins two Test of Time Awards at IEEE VIS 2019

UBC Computer Science wins two test-of-time awards at IEEE VIS 2019, taking place Oct 20-25, in Vancouver for the first time.  Congratulation to Professor Tamara Munzner, UBC alum Hamish Carr, former UBC Professor Jack Snoeyink, and Professor Michiel van de Panne!

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Alumni/Industry Lecture: Professor Tamara Munzner - Visualization Analysis and Design

Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Title: Visualization Analysis and Design

Speaker: Dr. Tamara Munzner, Professor, Department of Computer Science, UBC

Date: Thurs. Nov. 28

Time: 6 - 7:30 pm.  Networking starts at 6 pm, talk begins at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

CS Professor Mark Schmidt Shares His Thoughts on the Future of Machine Learning

Canada Research Chair in Large-Scale Machine Learning and UBC Associate Professor Mark Schmidt helps us decode 'machine learning':

https://languagesciences.ubc.ca/news-events/announcement-research-news-story/may-28-2019-no-its-not-skynet-youve-probably

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Unauthorized Access to Smartphones: It's Complicated!

Computer Science professor Ivan Beschastnikh, University of Lisbon researchers Diogo Marques, Tiago Guerreiro, and Lois Carrico offer insights into motives and outcomes aorund phone snooping:

https://news.ubc.ca/2019/05/30/combing-through-someones-phone-could-lead-to-end-of-relationship-or-not/

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UBC Computer Science Welcomes Four Assistant Professors

UBC Computer Science welcomes the latest additions to our department, four new assistant professors.

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Tenure-Stream Educational Leadership Faculty Positions

The University of British Columbia Department of Computer Science
Tenure-Stream Educational Leadership Faculty Positions

The University of British Columbia invites applications for two tenure-track faculty teaching positions at the rank of Instructor in the Department of Computer Science at the Vancouver Campus. Both positions are related to data science:

Software Engineer- Payments Team

Employer: 
Procurify
Location: 
Vancouver
Job year level: 
Fourth year
Graduated Undergrad
Graduated Masters
Job Type: 
Full Time

Are you a self proclaimed tech enthusiast who is passionate about solving business problems through data driven decision making? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to make business processes better with your technical and business expertise? The payments team at Procurify is looking for an experienced software engineer to help solve complex payment problems and we want to hear from you!

What you’ll do

Back End Software Developer

Employer: 
Procurify
Location: 
Vancouver
Job year level: 
Fourth year
Graduated Undergrad
Graduated Masters
Job Type: 
Full Time
Application Instructions: 

Are you a self proclaimed tech enthusiast who is passionate about solving business problems through data driven decision making? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to make business processes better with your technical and business expertise? Procurify is looking for Back End Software Engineers and we want to hear from you!

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with an implementation team to design, architect and implement spend management systems 

  • Collaborate with other Back End Engineers to decide on best practices, tools and processes that will drive the entire engineering team forward

  • Work in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment, specifically in 2 week sprints

  • Refactor legacy features using the latest web technologies

  • Mentor junior engineers and collaborate with multi-functional teams

  • Keep up to date and lead on best practices to help us craft guidelines and maintain standards for the team
     

What you’ll need

  • Proficient in building complex, testable components with Python and deploying through Django

  • A history of building and maintaining large scale web applications and owning projects from start to finish

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Passion for development and the willingness to take risks and fail

  • Familiarity working with cross-browser compatibility issues

  • A strong grasp of user experience and customer focused development

 

Find more information and apply through procurify.bamboohr.com.

Database Support Specialist

Employer: 
UBC Student Financial Management
Job year level: 
Fourth year
Graduated Undergrad
Job Type: 
Part Time

The Database Support Specialist will provide technical programming support to the Student Financial Management team primarily with the maintenance of Access databases in the area of student loans and awards.

More information and application instructions can be found on the attached document. 

Please note that this position will not fulfill co-op program requirements. 

Production Support Analyst

Employer: 
Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.
Location: 
Vancouver
Job year level: 
Fourth year
Graduated Undergrad
Job Type: 
Full Time

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. is looking for a recent graduate to join their team as a Production Support Analyst. 

More information and applcation instructions can be found on the attached document. 

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