Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Mechatronic System Engineering University of Windsor Canada

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Mechatronic System Engineering


Position # 002065TT-2018-ECE

The ’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Mechatronic System Engineering, commencing September 1st, 2018.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Faculty of Engineering, with over 1500 undergraduate and over 1600 graduate students, is a thriving program within the University with strong connections to the community and industry.  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 home, the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI), offers an excellent environment for teaching and research.  For further information about ECE, visit our website at www.uwindsor.ca/electrical.

The University of Windsor has a strong commitment to high quality research and offers an excellent research environment.  The ECE Department has existing research expertise in VLSI/Microelectronics, signal processing, communication, computer and machine vision, computer engineering, electric vehicles, and control systems.  It hosts a Tier 1 and a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Automotive Sensing and Electric Vehicles.  It is expected that the candidate for this position would be able to complement the existing research activities in one or more areas within the Department.

The successful candidate must have an interdisciplinary interest and, preferably, demonstrate expertise in both of the following areas: i) Mechatronic Systems and Devices: sensors and actuators; design, modeling, and control of mechatronic systems; and ii) Power Electronics with interests in one or more application areas of embedded and real time systems to electric and hybrid vehicles, electric energy and battery management systems, development of novel power converters and control strategies, alternative energy and energy storage systems, and energy harvesting.

Individuals with an undergraduate and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with a demonstrated performance or potential for scholarly research, as well as a commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching are encouraged to apply.  Registration or eligibility to register as 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;
  • a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio demonstrating 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 http://www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/links-pd);
  • aconcise statement of teaching and research interests;
  • sample of published research papers; 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 June 1, 2018. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee. 


Questions to be directed to:

Dr. Behnam Shahrrava, Acting Head, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor

401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4, and Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 2570; Email:  ece@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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