Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Position All Ranks in Aerospace Engineering University of Alberta, Department of Mechanical Engineering Canada

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Position All Ranks - Aerospace Engineering


ENG Mechanical Engineering

Competition No. - A106731589

Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta currently has approximately 50 professors and plans to hire a number of faculty members to meet the growing needs of our undergraduate and graduate programs and our research-intensive institution. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta currently has three Canada Research Chairs, 2 of whom are women. For information about our department, please consult our website at:




Applications are invited for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at any rank in Aerospace Engineering.


The successful candidates will demonstrate expertise and research experience in the broad field of Aerospace, which would include the manufacture, project planning and policy, design, structures, controls, propulsion and aerodynamics applied to aircraft, spacecraft, wind power or unpiloted vehicles. We have two positions available and are considering candidates with theoretical, experimental or computational focus for their research.


In addition to regular faculty positions, we are considering candidates for endowed chairs and professorships, Canada Research Chairs, and NSERC Industrial Research Chair programs. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to conduct both independent and cooperative research, develop viable and productive research programs, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering, and be an active citizen of the university. Successful candidates will be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community of researchers on the University of Alberta campus.


Candidates must hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, or related field. The successful candidates are expected to become a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta. Candidates seeking appointment at all three ranks of professor will be considered. Senior applicants with industry, government or research experience will be given hiring preference.


Interested candidates should submit an application online via the link below and include:


Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Names and contact information of three confidential references
Outline of undergraduate teaching interests with a statement of teaching philosophy
Description and outcomes of current research and a statement of future research plans

The review of applications will begin on 23 February 2017. The competition will remain open until all positions have been filled.


To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203 (3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.


How to Apply

Apply Online


Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.


The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

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