Lecturer Position (Mechanical)
Simon Fraser University
The School Mechatronic Systems Engineering at Simon Fraser University, Surrey campus, invites applications for a continuing teaching position at the rank of Lecturer.
The successful candidate reports to the Director of School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering (MSE) and his/her primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• teaching mainly undergraduate and some graduate courses (currently five courses per academic year) in the areas of Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, including Sensors and Actuators, Engineering Measurement and Data Analysis, System Modeling and Simulation, Machine Design, Mechatronic Design, Computational Methods, Statics and Strength of Materials, Dynamics, Robotics, and other multidisciplinary engineering foundation courses
• teaching and participating in the administration of the School’s flagship Professional Masters Program is expected
• developing new courses that complement the exising expertise in the School
• performing service to benefit the school, faculty, and the university
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The ideal candidate is expected to possess and demonstrate the following qualifications:
• Ph.D. in engineering preferably in Mechanical, or a closely related engineering discipline
• proven excellence in teaching engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
• excellent communication skills
• eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia within one year of assuming the position
In keeping with SFU’s strategic vision, which pledges to foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect and to celebrate diversity among faculty, MSE is committed to ensuring that no individual is denied access to employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability or qualifications. MSE is dedicated to building a diverse faculty by advancing the interests of underrepresented groups, specifically women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities; and will embrace gender and sexual diversity. We are interested in candidates with a history of advocating for diversity and inclusion. Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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The competition will remain open until the position is filled, however, screening will commence on March 1, 2019. Applications should include a recent copy of curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a statement of career objectives, and names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three referees. The complete application documents must be submitted as a single .pdf file to the attention of Dr. Farid Golnaraghi at email@example.com.
1. The position is subject to the availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors.