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Limited Term Professor - Electrical Engineering

Western University

Applications are invited for an exceptional candidate in the area of Electrical & Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. The successful applicant will receive a three-year, Limited Term appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The rank and salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. This position will be effective August 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department is seeking an energetic and dynamic candidate who will be able to contribute to the Department’s teaching activities by teaching six half credit (0.5) courses each academic year in the broad area of Computer and Electrical Engineering. (The most likely assignment is three courses in the fall term and three courses in the winter, but may vary with the needs of the department.) Course teaching assignments will span introductory as well as advanced areas of electrical and computer engineering such as Digital Logic Systems, Introduction of VLSI, Electronic Circuits, Computer Design, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers, and Sensor Networks & Embedded Systems.

Applicants for this position must have a first degree (BASc. B.Eng or equivalent) in Engineering and have a PhD in Computer or Electrical Engineering (or a related discipline). The candidate should provide evidence of effective teaching at a university level in engineering and will be expected to participate in the normal administrative, educational and professional activities of the Department, Faculty and University. Eligibility for immediate registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario is required for this appointment.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( is one of six academic units in the Faculty of Engineering ( at Western University. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and Mechatronic Systems Engineering.

Situated along the banks of the Thames River in picturesque London, Ontario, a city with a population of approximately 380,000 and a metropolitan area population of approximately 500,000, Western University has a full-time enrollment of about 32,000 students in a range of academic and professional programs. With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada's most beautiful campuses. Further information about Western can be found at, the Faculty of Engineering at, the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at

Western Engineering is in the process of a major expansion of faculty to complement a planned growth in student numbers. Western Engineering’s Mission, Vision and Values can be found at Western’s Recruitment & Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.
Consideration of applications will commence on June 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please ensure that the form available at is completed and included in your application submission.

Those applying for these positions should forward (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, ii) a one-page teaching statement describing your teaching experience and philosophy, and (iii) the names and addresses of three referees to:

Professor Abdallah Shami, Chair (Acting) of Electrical and Computer Engineering
c/o Michelle Wagler, Administrative Officer
Thompson Engineering Building, Room 279B, Western Engineering
1151 Richmond Street London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities. Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Michelle Wagler by phone at 519-661-2111 ext: 81257.