Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Full Professor in Electrical Engineering

College: College of Engineering & Physcial Sciences

Department: School of Engineering

Date Posted: June 19, 2024
Deadline: July 20, 2024 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #24-30

Position Description:

The School of Engineering at the University of Guelph invites applications from scholars who identify as women for a tenured appointment in the area of Electrical Engineering, at the level of Full Professor. Applicants must have research expertise in Electrical Engineering. The ideal candidate is expected to have an internationally recognized, externally funded, and independent research program, and an impactful record of research outputs and publications. The candidate will have a successful track record and ability to supervise graduate and undergraduate students, teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, develop, and teach innovative graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of Electrical Engineering, contribute to teaching design courses, and provide service to the University and the engineering profession.

The candidate must hold an undergraduate university degree in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario or ability to immediately obtain registration is a requirement of this position at the time of hiring.

The School of Engineering (SOE) at the University of Guelph has 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. The school is planning to launch three new programs: Mechatronics Engineering (Fall 2025), Civil Engineering, and Electrical Engineering (Fall 2026). Being the first hire for Electrical Engineering, the candidate is expected to contribute significantly to the Electrical Engineering program curriculum development and design. The University and the School strive to provide a safe environment for underrepresented groups – the successful candidate will be instrumental in the development of the new Electrical Engineering program and all of the associated supports and recruitment, so engagement in initiatives related to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) is required.

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 20, 2024 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. 4 pages), (5) A statement to provide evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). (max. 2 pages). and (6) the contact details for three referees. Please state in the subject line of your email the position title you are applying for and reference #0126-xxx. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Ibrahim Deiab
Professor and Interim Director
School of Engineering
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

Email: soe.facultyhiring@uoguelph.ca

The University of Guelph seeks qualified individuals who identify as women. This special program is designed to increase representation of women in engineering within our institution. Applicants will be asked to self-identify through the Applicant Tracking Questionnaire (ATQ) facilitated by the Office of Diversity and Human Rights.

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 Métis 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.