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McGill University

Position Description:
The Department of Civil Engineering at McGill University invites applications for a non tenure-track teaching position at the level of Faculty Lecturer. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated excellence or potential in the teaching of Civil Engineering courses, as well as experience with laboratory instruction.

The Department of Civil Engineering is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate program, and values service contributions of its Faculty members to the University, the profession and society at-large. The BEng in Civil Engineering comprises courses in transportation engineering, structural engineering and materials, environmental engineering, geo-environmental and geotechnical engineering, fluid mechanics and water resources engineering, along with design, sustainability, communication, and project management.

Preferred qualifications include dedication to a work environment that supports diversity of population and perspectives. As our students come from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and backgrounds, we invite candidates to address in their application their ability to teach, supervise, and mentor in this context.

Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. Permanent status as a Faculty Lecturer at McGill University available upon meeting the promotion criteria of the Department and University.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Candidates must have a Doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent), with a first degree in Civil Engineering. The successful candidate must provide evidence of: demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching, ability to work independently and to supervise the work of others, promise of educational leadership, and potential for creating innovative instructional environments in both the undergraduate classroom and laboratory. Experience in curriculum development, course design, and other initiatives that advance the University's teaching mission is an asset. Professional engineering experience is also an asset.

Job Duties:
Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to the mission of the University, through outstanding activities in the areas of teaching and laboratory supervision at the undergraduate level. Further, successful candidates will actively contribute in support of curriculum development and modernization, program evaluation and improvement, as well as accreditation review.

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering

Job Type:
Non Tenure Track, one-year initial appointment with an additional two years upon successful performance review
Faculty Lecturer
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posting Period:
Application deadline is October 30, 2023 or until position is filled. Inquiries can be made to Dr. Mohamed Meguid (

Required Documents:
Interested candidates should submit applications online at, which include:

- Cover letter and curriculum vitae;
- Teaching portfolio comprising teaching interests and evidence of past teaching effectiveness;
- Statement of professional (industrial) engineering experience and / or research experience, the relevance to the teaching environment, and the potential benefit of this experience for program / course development;
- Names, email addresses and affiliations of three referees.

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

McGill University is an English‐language institution where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.