Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering University of Windsor

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering
Position # 001998TT-2018-MAME

The University of Windsor’s Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering (MAME) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Aerospace Engineering commencing January 1, 2018. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Located at one of Canada’s major international intersections, the University ofWindsor, 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 2000 undergraduate and over 500 graduate students, is a thriving program within the University with strong connections to the community and industry.

MAME is the largest department in the Faculty of Engineering, offers multi-faceted programs that tackle real-world problems, interacts with local industry, and provides its students with ample opportunities for hands-on experience. The Faculty of Engineering has a strong commitment to high quality research and in its new $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 http://www.uwindsor.ca/mame.

The successful candidate should have experience in the area of Aerospace Engineering. Individuals with background in any field of aerospace engineering are encouraged to apply. Examples include, but are not limited to: aircraft and/or spacecraft structures and design, aerospace systems design, and air and space propulsion, guidance and control systems, avionics and/or aerodynamics.

The successful candidate is expected to establish a dynamic, externally-funded research program that would interact and complement the existing expertise in the department and must have plans to develop and conduct research in the area of Aerospace Engineering.

The successful candidate is also expected to supervise graduate students and offer graduate courses, engage in departmental and university service activities, engage in teaching, helping to lead an exciting and innovative undergraduate specialization option in Aerospace Engineering that, in addition to core Mechanical Engineering material, introduces students to aerodynamics, propulsion, aerospace structures and materials, and controls.

Individuals with an undergraduate degree and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field with a demonstrated potential for scholarly research, as well as a commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching are encouraged to apply. Registration or eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is required. This normally requires an undergraduate degree in Engineering from an accredited/recognized university.

Application Requirements

• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• two (2) page outline of research interests and accomplishments;
• samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
• sample publications or working papers;
• a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that would 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 http://www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/links-pd);
• 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 (http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of December 1, 2017. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee.

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent 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 Ext. 2596; Email: mameng@uwindsor.ca

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 (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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