Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering

College: College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department: School of Engineering

Date Posted: December 19, 2019
Deadline: February 24, 2020
Please reference AD #19-05R

Position Description:

The School of Engineering at the University of Guelph invites application for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a breadth of expertise in Mechanical Engineering. Successful candidates will have demonstrated research abilities in the Advanced Manufacturing Processes and Manufacturing Systems.

The candidate will play a key role in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates in all related fields of manufacturing processes and systems are encouraged to apply but special consideration will be given to applicants with strengths in Advanced Manufacturing Processes and Manufacturing Systems and closely related topics.

The candidate must have an undergraduate degree and PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.

Qualified applicants for this position will be expected to teach and develop courses that support the undergraduate and graduate programs with an emphasis on courses related to manufacturing process, manufacturing systems, as well as core mechanical engineering courses.

The candidate is also expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized, externally funded research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and provide service to the University and the engineering profession. The School has a particular strength and emphasis in design. Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is a requirement of this position at the time of hiring. Review of application will begin on February 24, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Guelph has well-established and accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering Systems and Computing, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Water Resources Engineering. At present the School is comprised of over 61 faculty members, 33 staff and technicians, 1,750 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students.

The University of Guelph is the second largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on February 24, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date of the position is July 1, 2020. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching vision; (4) a statement of research vision and (5) contact information for five references. Please state in the subject line the position title you are applying for and the position reference number: #0126-104. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

The Director
School of Engineering
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Email: soe.facultyhiring@uoguelph.ca
FAX: 519-836-0227

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and M├ętis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

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