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Assistant Professor Position in Computer Aided Engineering (Limited-Term 36-Months)

University of Windsor

Position # 002177LT36-2020-MAME

The University of Windsor’s Department of Mechanical, Automotive, & Materials Engineering (MAME) invites applications for a 36-Month Limited Term Appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Computer Aided Engineering commencing January 1, 2020. The initial appointment is for three years and based on satisfactory performance could be further renewed. 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 1500 undergraduate and over 1600 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 new home, the Ed Lumley Center for Engineering Innovation (CEI) offers an excellent environment for teaching and research. For further information about MAME, visit our website at

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with proven expertise in the area of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) including Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Applicants with demonstrated experience working with CATIA and other 3-D modeling software are preferred. While this is primarily a teaching position and the successful candidate is expected to teach five courses per year covering the aforementioned topics in our undergraduate and graduate programs, applied research activity is also expected. Evening teaching may be required. Registration as Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is required. This normally requires an undergraduate engineering degree from an accredited/recognized university.

Application Requirements
• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio demonstrating 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;
• a concise statement of research interests;
• a sample of published research paper; and
• four (4) names and contact information of potential referees who could provide letters of reference.

To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement by October 3, 2019. 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 to be directed to:

Dr. Andrzej Sobiesiak, Head, Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4,
Phone: (519) 253-3000, Email:

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) 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.