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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Building Information Modelling

University of Windsor

Position # 002018TT-2018-CEE-SPF50-61

The University of Windsor's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), in the Faculty of Engineering, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Building Information Modelling, commencing July 1, 2018. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

This position is one of 50 new tenure-track Assistant Professor appointments that the University of Windsor is making over three years as part of a visionary strategic investment in our students and faculty. This cohort of 50 new teachers, scholars, researchers, and creators will demonstrate both disciplinary grasp and interdisciplinary reach, providing extraordinary leadership in research, teaching, and learning for a new generation. For more information on the 50 new appointments, visit us at

The Faculty of Engineering, with over 1700 undergraduate and over 900 graduate students, is a thriving program within the University with strong connections to the community and industry. CEE offers degree programs in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. The Faculty of Engineering has a strong commitment to high quality research and in its new $120M home, the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI), offers an excellent environment for teaching and research. For further information about CEE, visit our website at

The successful applicant will be expected to teach, conduct research and supervise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Civil Engineering, while developing a vigorous externally funded research program. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality graduate research in one or more of the following areas, as related to BIM: project management, structural health monitoring, infrastructure resiliency, life cycle analyses and energy monitoring of green buildings and sustainable infrastructure, asset management and maintenance, smart structures and energy harvesting, advanced modeling and facility management using improved data mining, and signal processing and data compression techniques. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated the ability or potential to attract external research funding.
Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering and an earned doctorate in Civil Engineering or an equivalent area. Related North American industrial or consulting experience will be considered an asset. Evidence of engaging undergraduate and graduate students in research and projects, and the ability to thrive in a cross-disciplinary environment are desired. Registration or eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is required. Applicants who are not licensed to practice engineering in Canada should describe their intended pathway to achieving the P.Eng. designation.

Application Requirements
• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• a statement on your professional licencing status in Canada;
• a research statement outlining research interests and potential for scholarly achievement;
• samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
• 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;
• graduate transcripts; and
• four (4) names and addresses of potential referees who could provide letters of reference.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of November 30, 2017. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee.

Questions may be sent to:
Dr. Paul Henshaw, Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 2550, Fax: (519) 971-3686, 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.