Posted by Tish on 10/12 at 03:00 PM
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
Applications are invited for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment in the area of Materials Engineering.
Candidates in all related fields are encouraged to apply but special consideration will be given to applicants with strengths in mechanical properties of materials, computational materials, and experimental characterization of advanced materials.
The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) effective July 1, 2016. Western Engineering seeks energetic and dynamic candidates who will be able to contribute to the teaching and research mission of the MME Department.
The successful candidate will have a PhD degree in Materials Engineering or relevant similar field, demonstrated research output in high quality academic journals, and be eligible for PEng registration.
The candidate will be expected to develop and lead an active, internationally recognized research program in materials engineering, attract external research funding, supervise graduate students, collaborate with Western faculty, and participate in other educational and professional activities including administrative duties. In addition, the candidate must have a demonstrated record of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level as he/she will be expected to teach a variety of introductory and advanced materials engineering courses of interest to the Department including courses on mechanical properties of materials. He/she will also be strongly encouraged to build collaborations with other MME researchers at the International Composite Research Centre (ICRC).
The University of Western Ontario has a full time enrollment of about 32,000 students in a range of academic and professional programs.
Further information about the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering can be found at eng.uwo.ca/mechanical, the Faculty of Engineering at eng.uwo.ca and Western at uwo.ca. Western’s Recruitment & Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will begin after July 12, 2015.
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