Instructor I – Civil and Environmental Engineering Carleton University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Canada

Instructor I – Civil and Environmental Engineering

Field of Specialization: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Academic Unit: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Category of Appointment: Preliminary (confirmation-track)

Rank/Position Title: Instructor I

Start Date: July 1, 2019

Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled

About the Position:


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications from qualified candidates for an Instructor I position beginning July 1, 2019.


The candidate will be expected to have a strong background in civil or environmental engineering and will be a licensed engineer or eligible for licensure. The successful applicant is expected to have strong background in statistics and experiment design to be able to develop and mainly teach the course “Design and Analysis of Engineering Experiments” for all engineering programs but can also teach other courses in the undergraduate programs of civil engineering, environmental engineering, and architectural conservation and sustainability engineering.


About the Academic Unit:

The Department offers dynamic, innovative, and cross-disciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. The Department has diverse expertise over a wide range of experimental, numerical, and analytical research areas in geotechnical, environmental, fire safety, structural and transportation engineering.


Graduate programs of the department are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Civil Engineering and the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Environmental Engineering to provide further strength and opportunities. The research enterprise in the department includes a Jarislowsky Research Chair in Water and Global Health. Further information on the Department is available from the Web site



Candidates must have a Master’s or doctoral degree in civil or environmental engineering or a closely related discipline. They would have a demonstrated expertise and experience in the engineering profession, and a strong commitment to teaching; will be passionate about effective teaching at the undergraduate level; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department. Teaching experience, or evidence of a commitment to teaching, will be an asset. Direct experience working in the engineering profession is also an asset, but not required.


Application Instructions:

Application packages comprising i) detailed curriculum vitae, ii) teaching dossier (teaching statement), iii) professional engineering experience (if applicable), and iv) names of three referees should be sent to the Hiring Committee, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University as a single pdf file emailed to Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.


About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students, 900 academic faculty, and 1,100 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.


Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit


Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.


Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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