Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, 1-Year Contractually-Limited

College: College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department: School of Engineering

Date Posted: June 24, 2022
Deadline: July 22, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #22-48

Position Description:

The School of Engineering at the University of Guelph invites applications for a one-year contractually-limited position at the Assistant Professor level.

The successful candidate will have the majority of their effort dedicated to teaching, mainly at the undergraduate level. The expectation is that the successful candidate will teach at least 5 courses and also contribute to service within the School of Engineering. Most of the teaching will be at the undergraduate level, but may include a graduate course.

Qualifications for the position include a PhD in Mechanical engineering or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (or another Province or Territory in Canada) is an asset. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential. The current teaching needs, which are subject to change, are identified below.

ENGG 1070: Occupational Health and Safety
ENGG*3510: Electromechanical Devices
ENGG*4230: Energy Conversion
ENGG*4580: Sustainable Energy Systems Design
ENGG*6340: Bioenergy and Biofuels
ENGG*6290: Mechanical Metallurgy

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 62 faculty members, 34 staff and technicians, 1700 undergraduate students and 350 graduate students.

The University of Guelph is the third 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 over 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 July 22, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 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 (max. 4 pages); (4) a statement of research and development vision (max. 2 pages), and (5) A statement to provide evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). The statement may include content such as views, experiences, and plans for fostering EDI (max. 1 page). (6) A list of courses taught/developed by the applicant and evidence of teaching excellence, and (7) the contact details for five referees. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

John Runciman
School of Engineering
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

Email: mecheng@uoguelph.ca

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 (https://uoguel.ph/ox2p9) 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.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.