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Learning Specialist, AAS II Position in Academic Planning/Support and Engineering Design

University of Windsor

Position # 002344AAS-2022-MAME

The University of Windsor's Department of Mechanical, Automotive, and Materials Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering, invites applications for a Permanence-Track Learning Specialist, Ancillary Academic Staff II position in the field of Academic Planning/Support and Engineering Design, with a tentative start date of January 1, 2022. This position is 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, the Faculty of Engineering with over 1400 undergraduate and over 1700 graduate students, is a thriving program within the University with strong connections to the community and industry. The Faculty of Engineering has a strong commitment to high quality research and in its $120M home, Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI), offers an excellent environment for teaching and research. For more information about the Department, please visit

The successful candidate is expected to expected to: 1) liaise with and provide support to Faculty of Engineering degree programs: Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BEngTech), Master of Engineering, and Honours Certificate; 2) liaise with the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario and other provinces to identify, maintain, and develop pathways to the engineering and technology programs at Windsor; 3) work with the Office of the Dean (OOD), departments, and industry on matters related program development and assessment; 4) teach up to three (3) undergraduate design courses in engineering and engineering technology within the Department of Mechanical, Automotive, and Materials Engineering.

The successful candidate will have broad experience in Academic Planning and Support for college to university pathways in engineering and engineering technology, with demonstrated experience in the areas of articulation agreements, learning outcomes, and accreditation. Individuals with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate design are encouraged to apply. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is required.

Application Requirements
• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• concise statements interest and experience in a) college to university pathways, and b) undergraduate engineering design;
• a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing 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;
• proof of Professional Engineering Registration;
• names and contact information for four (4) referees.

To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement by September 30, 2021. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee.

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:

Dr. Bruce Minaker, Head, Mechanical, Automotive, & Materials Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering,
University of Windsor,
Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) 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 ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility ( All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.