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Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering (One-Year Contractually-Limited)

University of Guelph

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

This limited appointment will be from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful candidate is expected to teach 6 courses with at least 4 from the list below and contribute to service within the School of Engineering. Teaching will be at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

ENGG*6290 Advanced Manufacturing
ENGG*6310 Advanced Electromechanical Devices
ENGG*6140 Optimization Technique
ENGG*6090 Advanced Numerical Methods
ENGG*6290 Modeling and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems
ENGG*6290 Additive Manufacturing
ENGG*2100 Engineering and Design II
ENGG*4030 Manufacturing System Design
ENGG*4050 Quality Control

Qualifications for the positions include a PhD in the Mechanical Engineering and 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 School of Engineering offers undergraduate programs in: Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering Systems and Computing, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Water Resources Engineering. The School of Engineering comprises over 55 faculty members, 1900 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.

The University of Guelph is the second-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 about 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 November 30, 2019 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 identifying the courses which the applicant is qualified to teach; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) evidence of prior teaching, and (5) contact information for three referees. Please state in the subject line of your email the position title you are applying for as well as the position reference #: 0126-166. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

The Director School of Engineering
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Email: soe.facultyhiring@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 Mississauga’s 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 (http://bit.ly/2yVClqd) 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.