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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Ammunition Engineering

Royal Military College of Canada

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE) at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) wishes to hire an indeterminate faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in areas relevant to ammunition engineering. The rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in Engineering or Science and experience in the areas of, or related to, ammunition, explosives, ballistics (internal/external), weapon systems, and missile design. The preferred start date is 1 January 2022. Follow this link for all details required

Professional engineering license in Canada, or the eligibility to obtain license, is an asset. The successful candidate will be required to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must provide evidence of a teaching portfolio at the university level and a commitment to excellence in pedagogy. Recent supervisory experience would be an asset. This is an English essential position.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program related to Ammunition Engineering. A strong peer-reviewed publication record will demonstrate commitment to research.

In addition, the successful candidate will be required to make contributions through service to the CCE department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a university environment is therefore essential.

Interested candidates should submit the following documents in PDF format in a single email to and by 30 April 2021:

• Cover letter (maximum two pages);
• Recent curriculum-vitae;
• Research portfolio that includes: a description of your area(s) of expertise, proposed research objectives, 5-to-10-year research program plan, and graduate student supervision plan, and any additional relevant information (maximum five pages);
• Teaching portfolios that includes: a description of your teaching and training objectives and a listing of your teaching and/or training experience, and any additional relevant information (maximum five pages);
• If applicable, university-level teaching evaluations;
• Sample of peer-reviewed scientific contribution (up to three publications);
• Proof of university degrees;
• Proof of citizenship;
• If applicable, proof of Canadian military service; and
• Full contact information of three persons able to provide a professional reference.

Please reference the RMC file UT-2021-829261-007 in the email correspondence. Applicants are entitled to participate in this appointment process in the official language of their choice. Should you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Dr. Paul Chan ( Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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