Assistant Teaching Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Victoria Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Teaching Professor
Mechanical Engineering - Faculty of Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria offers Bachelors,
Masters, and Ph.D. degree programs. The Department is known for its strong, vibrant and
well funded research programs at the forefront of technology. We have research excellence in Clean
Energy Systems, Advanced Vehicles, Aerospace, Biomedical Systems, Mechatronics and
Robotics. We have 22 faculty members, including two Canada Research Chairs, over 550
undergraduate students, and 160 graduate students. Industrial collaboration enriches our teaching
and research activities, along with encouragement of our undergraduates to participate in various
team-based experiential learning activities. With an excellent collegial atmosphere, the
Department attracts outstanding faculty and staff, as well as superb graduate and undergraduate
students. Further information on the Department can be found on the web at


The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Teaching Professor, leading to a continuing position, and subsequent eligibility for tenure. Candidates with a background preferably in the areas of mechanics, manufacturing and design engineering are encouraged to apply. Candidates for the position must have a PhD in mechanical engineering. They must have strong commitment to

undergraduate teaching, excellence in teaching a broad range of courses, mentoring and
supervision of students, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and
collaboration. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates must be registered as a professional engineer, or be eligible for and committed to registration.
The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the undergraduate levels, and actively
participate in the academic operations of the Department. Previous teaching experience is an
asset. The appointee will also be expected to actively engage in recruitment and outreach
activities of the Department.

Additional information

The University of Victoria community acknowledges with respect the Lkwungen-speaking
peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and
WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.
University of Victoria ( is situated in the City of Victoria, the capital of
British Columbia, at the southeast tip of Vancouver Island. Founded in 1963, the University has
developed into one of Canada's leading universities with a reputation for excellence in research
and teaching. The University of Victoria is consistently ranked in the top tier of Canada's
research-intensive universities. Vital impact drives the UVic sense of purpose. As an
internationally renowned teaching and research hub, we tackle essential issues that matter to
people, places and the planet. Situated in the Pacific Rim, our location breeds a profound passion
for exploration. Defined by its edges, this extraordinary environment inspires us to defy
boundaries, discover, and innovate in exciting ways. It's different here, naturally and by design.
We live, learn, work and explore on the edge of what's next—for our planet and its peoples. Our
commitment to research-inspired dynamic learning and vital impact make this Canada's most
extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation. Experience the edge of possibilities for

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian
Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please
indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the
Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty

Contact information

Candidates should submit a single PDF document that includes: (1) a cover letter providing an
overview of the candidate's qualifications, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a maximum 3-
page page description of the candidate's teaching experience and approach, including evidence
of teaching effectiveness, and (4) contact information for four referees. To be considered, please
submit your application package via email to:, with the subject line
"Mech ATP Position" by March 2, 2020.

Applications should be addressed to:

Dr. N. Dechev
Acting Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 Stn CSC
Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 2Y2
Application deadline
March 2, 2020
Equity statement

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living,
learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work
respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively
encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full
equity statement here:

The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a
candidate's record of research achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their
application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.
Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application
and hiring process, may contact Faculty Relations and Academic Administration in the Office of
the VP Academic and Provost at Any personal information provided will be
maintained in confidence.

Please note that reference and background checks, including credential and degree verification,
may be undertaken as part of this recruitment process.

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