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Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty – Assistant/Associate Professor - Automotive Engineering

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Appointment Type: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Assistant/Associate , Automotive Engineering

Number of Positions: 1

Posting Date: November 12, 2020

Application Review Date: December 15th, 2020

Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), located in Oshawa, Ontario, advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs responsive to the needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century workplace. Ontario Tech promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario Tech's globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research.

The Department of Automotive and Mechatronics Engineering invites applicants from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Automotive Engineering, in particular in the area of electric/hybrid vehicles, autonomous and intelligent vehicles, or similar related areas. The suitable candidate is expected to develop an active research program in one or more of these areas of specialization. The position is effective July 1, 2021 or as soon as it is filled. Applicants must possess an earned PhD in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or other related discipline; a strong academic background and potential for teaching excellence; a record of excellence in research; and must be registered or eligible for and committed to registration as a Professional Engineer (PEng) in the Province of Ontario. A strong track record in experimental research with a demonstrated publication record will be an asset. In addition, candidates should have excellent English language communication skills and be committed to team-building and working collegially with faculty, staff, students, and industrial partners in the Durham Region and beyond.

The successful candidate will be expected to follow a 40% Research, 40% Teaching and 20% Service workload each year.

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and annual salary increases are administered as per the terms outlined in the tenured and tenure track collective agreement.

Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. For full consideration applications should be received by December 15th, 2020. Applicants should submit in electronic format (as a single pdf file) a covering letter; a curriculum vitae including a list of publications; a statement of teaching interests/experience; an outline of their present research program; a brief future research plan; and the names of three referees through the link at the bottom of this posting.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

Job Location
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Expected Start Date

Campus Travel

Salary Grade
Administered in accordance with the Collective Agreement