Assistant Professor, Teaching Track, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology
McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering invites applications for a teaching-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering Practice and Technology, located on the main university campus to begin Fall 2020. It is possible that there will be other relevant teaching responsibilities for the successful candidate in other Faculty programs, such as INNOVATE and ENGINEER courses.
The successful applicant must have or be very near completion of a PhD in engineering or a related discipline, by the time of the appointment. The applicant must also demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and research and a willingness and ability to contribute to the department’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community as well as university-wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities. The ideal candidate will also possess extensive industrial experience in developing and deploying new high-tech products, with a strong preference for software-heavy products or smart systems. The ability to function in academic, business/industry and public sector environments, and being invested in experiential and problem-based learning is important, as is openness to the role of inquiry in the classroom. Applicants will be expected to actively supervise graduate students and aspiring innovators, foster existing or new collaborations with internal and external stakeholders in the local innovation ecosystem, as well as seek externally funded research program. Evidence of proven leadership skills, innovation credentials in digitalization and productization of digital technologies, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures is required. Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario or eligibility to acquire registration in Canada would be a strong asset.
How to Apply:
Please submit the following materials through the University’s electronic portal:
www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ Job Opening 32728:
Mo Elbestawi, Director, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology
• a letter of application together with a curriculum vitae describing the impact that career interruptions have had on research productivity, if applicable, a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae including a list of publications, statement of teaching and/or research interests, a selection of research publications or practice related scholarship;
• a brief statement describing the contributions you have made or plan to make to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts (2-page maximum);
•the names of at least three referees; letters of reference are not required and will not bereviewed at the application stage; the Department will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive an online confirmation of receipt of their application; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University gathers information about applicants’ status as either a permanent resident of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
Employment Equity Statement
McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (2224