Assistant Professor of Engineering - A.I, Internet of Things, Mechatronics, Software and Systems
University of New Brunswick

Assistant Professor
(Engineering - A.I, Internet of Things, Mechatronics, Software & Systems)
(Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship


Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor at the Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for
Technology Management & Entrepreneurship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
at the Fredericton Campus of the University of New Brunswick (UNB). It is a tenure-track position at the
rank of Assistant Professor, and is subject to budgetary approval.

Established in 1988 to provide leadership in engineering management and entrepreneurship the number of
students participating in the program has grown by 97% in the last 3 years. One of the most telling
measures of success is the fact that the Centre has served as the catalyst for 123 start-up companies in the
last six years and was responsible for winning several prestigious Business Plan Competitions. In 2014,
StartUp Canada recognized UNB with the Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution of the Year
award. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the delivery and enhancement of the Diploma
program and the Masters program in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship that targets engineers,
scientists, and students from other disciplines. In addition, he or she will advance research and outreach
programs and will expand program delivery. The candidate is expected to liaise with other departments and
faculties at UNB, and work with public and private sector organizations.

The University is seeking an exceptional individual who possesses a unique blend of academic,
qualifications, leadership abilities and professional experience. Candidates will have postgraduate
education in engineering with specialization in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things,
Mechatronics, Software, Systems, or a related field. Their advanced education should be supplemented by
broad management experience in industry or government, and they should bring to this position an
extensive and effective networks of contacts in the private and public sectors, impeccable communication
skills and a record of achievements. Technological acumen and the ability and willingness to be registered
as a Professional Engineer would be an asset.

Interested candidates are asked to submit, by email, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and
research interests, plans for future research, the names and addresses (both postal and e-mail) and
telephone numbers of three referees, and copies of selected recent publications (maximum of five) to:

Search Committee
c/o Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB Canada E3B 5A3

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 18, 2019 and will continue until the
position is filled. The planned start date for the successful candidate is in January, 2020. Shortlisted
candidates will be required to present their research, deliver a teaching presentation to faculty, student,
staff, and be interviewed by the Search Committee. Determination of a candidate's suitability for the
position will consider Committee's assessment of their presentations, the interview and the results of
reference checks. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials
including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable. The University of
New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and
developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve.
The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us
achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities,
persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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