Two (2) Three-year Limited-Term Assistant Professor Positions
University of Windsor
Position # 002145LT36-2019-ECE
The University of Windsor’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) invites outstanding applications for up to two Limited Term positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The initial appointment is for three years, and based on satisfactory performance, could be further renewed. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.
Located at one of Canada’s major international intersections, the University of Windsor, considered to be Canada’s most personal comprehensive university, plays a leading role in the future of the region and the province of Ontario. Furthermore, Faculty of Engineering with over 2000 undergraduate and over 1500 graduate students, is a thriving program within the University with strong connections to the community and industry. ECE Department (http://ww.uwindsor.ca/electrical) has research and teaching programs in VLSI/Microelectronics, signal processing, communications, computer and machine vision, computer engineering, electric vehicles, and control systems. Faculty of Engineering has a strong commitment to high quality research and in its $120M new home, Ed Lumley Center for Engineering Innovation (CEI), offers an excellent environment for teaching and research.
The candidates must have broad and interdisciplinary teaching and research interests with demonstrated expertise in Industrial Automation, Mechatronic Systems, and/or Applied Engineering Mathematics. ECE is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in: Industrial IoT; Industry 4.0; industrial robotics & manufacturing; measurement & actuation including hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric; Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)/Distributed Control System (DCS); power electronics and industrial drives; industrial data communications including standards and protocols such as CANBUS system; real time hardware-in-the-loop programming; FPGA systems; optimal design; optimization; and applied engineering mathematics. Individuals with an undergraduate and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Mathematics with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching are encouraged to apply. While these are primarily teaching positions, some level of applied research activity is also expected. The successful candidates are expected to teach five courses per year covering the aforementioned topics in our Bachelor of Engineering Technology and Master of Engineering programs. In addition, candidates may be required to teach on weekends (Friday night and all day Saturday). For candidates with an engineering background, registration or eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is required. This normally requires an undergraduate degree in Engineering from an accredited/recognized university.
• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• a concise statement of research interests;
• three (3) samples of published research papers;
• a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio demonstrating a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/390/teaching-and-learning-resources; and
• four (4) names and contact information of potential referees who could provide letters of reference.
Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of May 8, 2019. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee.
Questions to be directed to:
Dr. Behnam Shahrrava, Acting Head, Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4,
Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 2570; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (email@example.com). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.