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Faculty Recruitment

Ranked among the world’s top engineering schools, the Faculty of Engineering plays a significant role in helping McMaster University earn its reputation as one of Canada’s most innovative universities. Our focus on experiential, problem-based learning and our inter-disciplinary approach to collaboration results in smarter insights, ground-breaking ideas and greater optimism. This approach is helping us create a brighter world.

The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development.

We are  seeking outstanding applicants with an established record of research and teaching for a number of faculty positions.

For information on McMaster Engineering and living in Hamilton, please view our INFORMATION GUIDE.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position #22770
McMaster University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University invites applications from outstanding scholars for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University, preferably in the area of biomedical engineering.  While applicants with expertise at any interface of electrical and computer engineering and the health sciences will be considered, emphasis may be given to candidates with experience in the clinical applications of biomedical research, and those with expertise in the areas of neuro-technology or implantable devices. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

McMaster University is committed to building an inclusive community dedicated to teaching and learning within a diverse environment. The Faculty of Engineering seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty member of the highest caliber and welcomes applications from highly qualified candidates with skills and abilities that will contribute to the values of equity, diversity and inclusion in research, teaching, and the workplace.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is a dynamic community of faculty, staff and students who collectively seek to advance our society through the creation, development and application of electrical and computer technologies. The insights of our faculty members, researchers and graduate students in core areas such as signal processing, communication systems, machine learning, electromagnetics, microelectronics and power electronics are shaping global perspectives on the applications in biomedical engineering, interconnected embedded systems, and electrified and autonomous transportation. More information about the Department, is available here: http://www.ece.mcmaster.ca

In partnership with the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering has established the McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering, which provides a unique collaborative environment for education and research that leverages our existing expertise in medical sciences and engineering, and links current and emerging areas of molecular, medical and bioengineering research. The partnership between the faculties has also led to the introduction of a new five-year undergraduate program in Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences. This new program builds on the long-standing success of the ECE Department’s program in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, but expands the scope to include other disciplines of Engineering, and adopts a project-based integrated approach to its first year. More information about the School and the Program are available here: http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/msbe; http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/ibiomed.

Applicants will hold a Ph.D. in Electrical, Computer or Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related discipline, and must demonstrate a successful record of research, reflected in extramural grant acquisition and publication in high quality peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses. They will also be expected to establish a strong externallyfunded research program, supervise graduate students, and foster existing or new collaborations with other departments and faculties. Evidence of leadership skills, excellence in service, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures is also required.

McMaster’s large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario.  The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, a city rich in history and culture with a vibrant arts community.  Nearby recreational and conservation attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens.  Surrounded by spectacular nature and unique neighbourhoods, Hamilton is ideally located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls.

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development. More information about the Faculty is available here: http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a research dossier that includes a statement of research interests and plans, a selection of research publications, a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy, as well as evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, along with the names of at least four references that speak to academic and research performance (with postal and email addresses). In both your research and teaching statements, please also describe how you will further equity and inclusion to advance McMaster University’s commitment to fostering a culture that embraces and promotes the rich diversity of our campus community. Some current examples of activities, include diversity-related programming, contributions to student success, committee work, and appropriate mentoring of individuals, especially those from groups that have been historically marginalized or disadvantaged.

Complete applications must be made online at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/index.php
(Faculty Postings, Job #22770) to the attention of:
Dr. Timothy Davidson, Professor and Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4K1

Enquiries regarding the position can be addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Tim Davidson, chair@mail.ece.mcmaster.ca Complete applications that are received by 31 October 2018 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of the appointment is negotiable, but July 1, 2019 is preferred. All applicants will receive an on-line confirmation of receipt of their application; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247).

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

 In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBQT+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodations to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) to communicate accommodation needs

Assistant Professor Contractually Limited Position (Smart Systems and Artificial Intelligence) #200643
McMaster University, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology; McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with close to 5,500 undergraduate (4,200 in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and 1,250 in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology), 425 Master’s students, and 340 PhD students.

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (SEPT) is home to the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership and hosts a number of professional masters level programs in Engineering Practice oriented to the development of leadership and entrepreneurial competencies.

SEPT is seeking an outstanding individual for a contractually limited teaching appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Bachelor of Technology Program.  The successful candidate will specialize in the area of Smart Systems and/or Artificial Intelligence. Specifically, the candidate must have a Doctorate in Engineering and must possess excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability in classroom and lab instruction at the university level. 

In the area of Smart Systems, the candidate must have experience in teaching topics / courses in the following sub-areas: adaptive, autonomous, and context-aware systems, smart CPS and IoT, smart homes and cities, HPC, cloud, edge computing.  Specialization in one or more of the following topics is desirable: Power systems and smart grids, Control and dynamical systems, Robotics and sensing, System design and process, Intelligent transportation systems, Smart cities and buildings, Machine learning, Smart construction, Aerospace control, Intelligent infrastructure inspection and monitoring.

In the area of Artificial Intelligence, the candidate must have experience in teaching topics / courses in deep learning or machine learning.  Substantial research experience in developing and implementing AI systems is essential.  The candidate is expected to be an expert in and a practitioner of software development and implementation required to apply AI in practice. Postdoctoral or industrial experience will be considered favorably. 

While the primary role for this position is teaching (24 credit hours per year), the School expects faculty to engage in committee assignments and to participate in student and school events, as well as other service tasks, as assigned.  In addition the successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in pedagogical research.  Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures is valued.

The appointment will be contractually limited for a period of up to three (3) years in length. The starting date is negotiable and is anticipated to be in the interval July 1, 2018 – January 1, 2019.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

In addition to competitive salaries, McMaster University provides one of the best benefit packages amongst Canadian universities, which includes supplementary medical and dental coverage, a defined benefits pension plan, long term disability insurance and family-friendly supports such as a child care allowance, and funded pregnancy/parental leaves.  University policies include provisions for such leaves in the tenure process and in annual merit evaluations.  The Faculty of Engineering has additional supports in place, such as funding from the Engineering Life Event Fund, to help maintain continuity in scholarship during pregnancy/parental, medical, or family-related leaves.    

The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development through the Faculty Development Academy

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, member of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the School, please consult http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/wbooth/index.html

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: 

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

To apply for this position, please visit www.workingatmcmaster.caClick on Careers/Current Opportunities/External Applicants/Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor Teaching-Track Appointment (Civil Engineering Infrastructure Technology) #19900
McMaster University, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology; McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with close to 5,500 undergraduate (4,200 in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and 1,250 in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology), 425 Master’s students, and 340 PhD students.

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (SEPT) is home to the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership and hosts a number of professional masters level programs in Engineering Practice oriented to the development of leadership and entrepreneurial competencies.

The School is presently hiring for the position of Chair for the Civil Engineering Infrastructure Technology Program.  The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Civil Engineering or be enrolled in a PhD program in Civil Engineering.  The candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate university courses with subject matter expertise and teaching experience in courses such as geotechnical materials and analysis, geotechnical design, advanced mathematics, structural analysis, technical communications, and engineering economics.  Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.  A demonstrated understanding and commitment to student success, teaching excellence, quality education and applied pedagogical research within a university environment are mandatory.  The successful candidate will possess experience in supervision of open-ended design projects and demonstrated interest in pedagogy is essential.  Demonstrated effective teaching methods and commitment to adopt modern and innovative teaching approaches, including techniques for online teaching and learning are key components of this role as well as an ability to redesign courses based on learning outcomes and to develop the corresponding assessment tools. Industrial experience and demonstrated leadership roles would be considered a definite asset as would experience with program management in an academic setting including curriculum development and management of instructors and faculty.  The qualified candidate must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. A professional engineering license, or eligibility for registration, is a requirement.

While the primary role for this position is teaching (24 credit hours per year), the School expects faculty to engage in committee assignments and to participate in student and school events, as well as other service tasks, as assigned.  In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in pedagogical research.

The appointment will be contractually limited for a period of up to 3 years in length. The starting date is negotiable and is anticipated to be in the interval January 1, 2019-July 1, 2019.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

In addition to competitive salaries, McMaster University provides one of the best benefit packages amongst Canadian universities, which includes supplementary medical and dental coverage, a defined benefits pension plan, long term disability insurance and family-friendly supports such as a child care allowance, and funded pregnancy/parental leaves.  University policies include provisions for such leaves in the tenure process and in annual merit evaluations.  The Faculty of Engineering has additional supports in place, such as funding from the Engineering Life Event Fund, to help maintain continuity in scholarship during pregnancy/parental, medical, or family-related leaves.    

The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development through the Faculty Development Academy.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, member of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247).

For more information about the Department, please consult http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/wbooth/index.html or refer to https://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/about/faculty-recruitment

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

To apply for this position, please visit www.workingatmcmaster.caClick on Careers/Current Opportunities/External Applicants/Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor Teaching-Track Appointment (Biotechnology) #19899
McMaster University, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology; McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with close to 5,500 undergraduate (4,200 in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and 1,250 in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology), 425 Master’s students, and 340 PhD students.

 The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (SEPT) is home to the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership and hosts a number of professional masters level programs in Engineering Practice oriented to the development of leadership and entrepreneurial competencies.

 The School is presently hiring for an Assistant Professor in the area of Biotechnology.  The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or a related field.  The candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate university courses with subject matter expertise and teaching experience in courses such as such as biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology and virology and genomics and proteomics.  Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.  A demonstrated understanding and commitment to student success, teaching excellence, quality education and applied pedagogical research within a university environment are mandatory.  The successful candidate will possess experience in supervision of open-ended design projects and demonstrated interest in pedagogy is essential.  Demonstrated effective teaching methods and commitment to adopt modern and innovative teaching approaches, including techniques for online teaching and learning are key components of this role as well as an ability to develop new lab experiments and redesign courses based on learning outcomes and to develop the corresponding assessment tools. Industrial experience and demonstrated leadership roles would be considered a definite asset.  The qualified candidate must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. A professional engineering license, or eligibility for registration, would be considered a definite asset.

 While the primary role for this position is teaching (24 credit hours per year), the School expects faculty to engage in committee assignments and to participate in student and school events, as well as other service tasks, as assigned.  In addition the successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in pedagogical research.

The appointment will be contractually limited for a period of up to 3 years in length. The starting date is negotiable and is anticipated to be in the interval January 1, 2019-July 1, 2019.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

In addition to competitive salaries, McMaster University provides one of the best benefit packages amongst Canadian universities, which includes supplementary medical and dental coverage, a defined benefits pension plan, long term disability insurance and family-friendly supports such as a child care allowance, and funded pregnancy/parental leaves.  University policies include provisions for such leaves in the tenure process and in annual merit evaluations.  The Faculty of Engineering has additional supports in place, such as funding from the Engineering Life Event Fund, to help maintain continuity in scholarship during pregnancy/parental, medical, or family-related leaves.    

The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development through the Faculty Development Academy.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, member of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247).

 For more information about the Department, please consult http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/wbooth/index.html or refer to https://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/about/faculty-recruitment

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

To apply for this position, please visit www.workingatmcmaster.caClick on Careers/Current Opportunities/External Applicants/Faculty Positions

Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Smart Systems) #13161
McMaster University, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

McMaster's large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario. Nearby attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens.

McMaster University is the major knowledge generator in the Hamilton region, providing both the human capital and the research output necessary to fuel the region’s economy.

The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, and the activities that a major city has to offer. Hamilton is the fourth largest city in Ontario, and the ninth largest in Canada. It is ranked as one of the top 10 places to do business in Canada.

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with 4,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development (http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/fda/).

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position in the area of Computer Engineering. The appointment is intended to be at the Assistant Professor level, however, exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor or Professor levels may also be considered. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline, and have expertise in the field of embedded computer systems design, with special emphasis on smart and secure systems. They must demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, strong communication skills and a commitment to education. Applicants are also expected to have demonstrated an ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Relevant industrial experience, the ability to interact with other research groups (on and off campus), and interest in creating and maintaining ties with major industrial players within the broader electronics and computing communities will be an asset.

Consistent with McMaster’s vision of being a student-centred, research intensive university, the successful applicant will be expected to develop a dynamic research program and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, mentorship and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will also be expected to explore opportunities for research collaborations across the Faculty of Engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain a full or limited licence from Professional Engineers Ontario. Travel between McMaster University locations may be required.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and there is a possibility of relocation benefits.  However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This position will ideally commence by January 1st, 2018. However, it will remain open until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications, and the names and contact information of at least three references through the University’s on-line system, which can be found at http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/index.php

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

*Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
OR
*No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Employment Equity Statement

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering #15585
McMaster University, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, preferably in the area of multisensor-multitarget tracking and information fusion with sensor management, with special emphasis on surveillance and autonomous vehicles.

McMaster’s large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario. The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, a city rich in history and culture with a vibrant arts community. Nearby recreational and conservation attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by spectacular nature and unique neighbourhoods, Hamilton is ideally located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls.

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with close to 5,500 undergraduate students (4,200 in the School of Engineering
and Applied Sciences and 1,250 in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology), 425 Master’s students, and 340 PhD students. The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is a dynamic community of faculty, staff and students who collectively seek to advance our society through the creation, development and application of electrical and computer technologies. The insights of our faculty members, researchers and graduate students in core areas such as signal processing, communication systems, machine learning, electromagnetics, microelectronics and power electronics are shaping global perspectives on the applications in biomedical engineering, safety and security, interconnected embedded systems, and electrified and autonomous transportation.

Applicants will hold a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Strong potential for excellence in research and teaching is essential. Applicants will be expected to establish a strong externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and foster existing or new collaborations with other departments and faculties. Evidence of leadership skills, excellence in service, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures is also required. Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario or eligibility to acquire registration in Canada is an essential qualification.

This position is available immediately and will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae including a list of publications, statement of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications, and the names of at least four references (with postal and email addresses) through the University’s on-line system.

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

*Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
OR
*No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

How To Apply

To apply for this job, please submit your application online at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Department, please consult http://www.ece.mcmaster.ca/

Employment Equity Statement

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Nano- and micro-systems #17408
McMaster University, Department of Engineering Physics

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, 5,000 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students.

McMaster University is renowned for its research and education programs in the fields of Health Sciences and Engineering. In partnership with the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering recently established a new Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences undergraduate program, which is complemented by graduate programs in the McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering.

Within this context, the Department of Engineering Physics is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track or tenured position in Nano- and micro-systems. The appointment is intended to be at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor or Professor level may also be considered.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Engineering Physics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a related engineering or science discipline, and have expertise in the field of nano- and micro-systems. Possible research topics may include, but are not limited to, Si photonics, III-V optoelectronics, 2D electronics, and/or plasmonics for applications in biosensing, energy, and information and communications technology. Successful candidates will ideally make use of the facilities in the Centre for Emerging Device Technologies, the Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research, and/or the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy.

Consistent with McMaster’s vision of being a research-intensive university, the successful applicant will be expected to develop a dynamic externally funded research program. Relevant industrial experience, the ability to interact with other research groups (on- and off-campus), and interest in creating and maintaining ties with major industrial players within the broader community, will be essential. The successful candidate is expected to explore potential research collaborations within the University. The candidate is expected to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

A demonstrated or strong potential for excellence in teaching and curriculum development in Engineering Physics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels is essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a full or limited licence from Professional Engineers Ontario.

In addition to competitive salaries, McMaster University provides one of the best benefit packages amongst Canadian universities, which includes supplementary medical and dental coverage, a defined benefits pension plan, long term disability insurance and family-friendly supports such as a child care allowance, and funded pregnancy/parental leaves. University policies include provisions for such leaves in the tenure process and in annual merit evaluations. The Faculty of Engineering has additional supports in place, such as funding from the Engineering Life Event Fund, to help maintain continuity in scholarship during pregnancy/parental, medical, or family-related leaves.

The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development (http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/fda/).

McMaster University’s beautiful campus is at the north-west end of Hamilton on the western end of Lake Ontario, between the Niagara Escarpment, conservation lands, and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Hamilton, with a population of over 500,000, is a vibrant community with easy access to Toronto and the Niagara region. It is located at the northern tip of an ecological zone commonly called the Carolinian Forest that encompasses the southernmost portion of Ontario and occurs nowhere else in Canada. As a result, Hamilton is home to many unique species of plants and animals that only occur here because the summer climate approaches that of the mid-Atlantic region in the eastern United States.

Review of applications will begin Mar 31, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable and is anticipated to be in the interval July 1, 2018 to Jan 1, 2019.

Interested applicants should submit the following to the Faculty Search Committee:

Letter of application (cover letter)
Curriculum Vitae
Statements on teaching and research interests
Statement on equity, diversity and inclusion *
Selection of research publications (no more than four examples)
Names of at least three references

*Please provide a separate statement that describes how you will further equity and inclusion to advance McMaster University’s commitment to fostering a culture that embraces and promotes the rich diversity of our campus community. Activities may include diversity-related programming, contributions to student success, committee work, and mentoring individuals from the four designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities).

To apply for this position, please visit www.workingatmcmaster.ca. Click on Careers/Current Opportunities/External Applicants/Faculty Positions

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

“Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”
OR
“No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

How To Apply

To apply for this job, please submit your application online at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers.

Employment Equity Statement

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

Contractually Limited Appointment #14865
McMaster University, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology; McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology is seeking an outstanding individual for a contractually limited appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Bachelor of Technology Program. The successful candidate will specialize in one or more of the following areas: Digital Manufacturing, Internet-of-Things (IOT), IOT Cloud Applications and Cyber-physical Systems.

McMaster’s large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario. The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, a city rich in history and culture with a vibrant arts community. Nearby recreational and conservation attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by spectacular nature and unique neighbourhoods, Hamilton is ideally located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls.

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with close to 5,500 undergraduate (4,200 in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and 1,250 in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology), 425 Master’s students, and 340 PhD students. The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development.

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology is home to the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership and hosts a number of professional masters level programs in Engineering Practice oriented to the development of leadership and entrepreneurial competencies.

The Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) combined degree/diploma program within the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, are a fresh approach to university level education for the dynamic world of engineering. Based at McMaster University, this joint program with Mohawk College has a unique focus on skills-based learning and the application of engineering and business theory in three degree specializations: Automotive and Vehicle Technology, Biotechnology, and Process Automation Technology. The B.Tech. Degree Completion Program offers three degree specialization programs in Software Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology and Energy Engineering Technologies. The B.Tech. program was developed in consultation with industry to produce graduates who are workplace ready, able to move from the shop floor to the executive suite, or onwards to studies in Master’s and Doctoral programs in engineering and business.

The B.Tech. program has emerged as a leader in engineering technology education for those who are analytical, innovative, and learn best by doing. Now the fastest growing program at McMaster, the B.Tech. combined degree/diploma program is home to approximately 800 undergraduate students, 25 faculty, and 12 staff. With lecture sizes of approximately 70 students and lab components to complement almost every technical course, B.Tech. is not a typical university engineering program. B.Tech. students know the theory, have practical skills, and gain 12 months of co-op work experience before they graduate with both a McMaster University degree and Mohawk College advanced diploma and business management certificate.

The School of Engineering Practice and Technology is seeking to hire in the following area:

Digital Manufacturing, IOT and/or Cyber-Physical Systems

Candidates must have a Doctorate in Engineering and must possess excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability in classroom and lab instruction at the university level. Experience in developing state-of-the-art experimental set-ups, supervision of open-ended design projects and demonstrated interest in pedagogy are essential. Familiarity with electronic learning platforms and experiential learning methodologies is required. Experience with C++ and VB.Net programming, MATLAB, LabVIEW, and web technologies/programming are definite assets. Postdoctoral or industrial experience will be considered favorably. Professional engineering license, or eligibility for registration, is crucial. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures is valued.

While the primary role for this position is teaching (24 credit hours per year), the School expects faculty to engage in committee assignments and to participate in student and school events, as well as other service tasks, as assigned.

The appointment will be contractually limited for a period of up to 3 years in length commencing July 1, 2017 with the possibility of extension. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, member of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Department, please consult eng.mcmaster.ca/wbooth

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

*Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
OR
*No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Employment Equity Statement

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

Tenure-track Faculty Position
McMaster University, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology; McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at McMaster University are seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (exceptional candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor). The candidate will engage in the delivery of the Faculty of Engineering’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation programs and is expected to be recognized for excellence in one or more areas of engineering practice, research and teaching, specifically engineering entrepreneurship related to technology-based innovation in a corporate or start-up setting.

McMaster’s large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario. The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, a city rich in history and culture with a vibrant arts community. Nearby recreational and conservation attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by spectacular nature and unique neighbourhoods, Hamilton is ideally located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls.

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with close to 5,500 undergraduate (4,200 in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and 1,250 in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology), 425 Master’s students, and 340 PhD students. The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development.

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology is home to the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership and hosts a number of professional masters level programs in Engineering Practice oriented to the development of leadership and entrepreneurial competencies.

Applicants will hold a Ph.D. in engineering or a closely related discipline, with extensive industrial or social experience in developing and deploying new technologies, or starting new companies. The capability of functioning in academic, business/industry and public sector environments, and being invested in experiential and problem-based learning is important, as is openness to the role of inquiry in the classroom. Applicants will be expected to establish a strong externally funded research program, actively supervise graduate students and aspiring entrepreneurs, and foster existing or new collaborations with external stakeholders in the local innovation ecosystem as well as other Departments and Faculties. Evidence of proven leadership skills, innovation credentials, excellence in service, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures is also required. Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario or eligibility to acquire registration in Canada would be a strong asset.

This position is available as of July 1, 2017 and will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae including a list of publications, statement of teaching and/or research interests, a selection of research publications or practice related scholarship, and the names of at least four references (with postal and email addresses). Please send the application materials by email to the attention of: 

Walter G. Booth Chair Search Committee: boothch@mcmaster.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, member of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Department, please consult http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/wbooth/

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

*Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
OR
*No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Employment Equity Statement

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

Post Doctoral Fellowship, Any Engineering department

The Faculty of Engineering and Provost’s Office have established a competitive post-doctoral fellowship to encourage indigenous doctoral candidates to continue their research at McMaster University in an appropriate technical discipline. Two scholarships are offered, each with a value of $50,000 (plus benefits) for one year. Interested applicants are encourage to contact potential supervisors within the departments of the faculty or to contact the Associate Dean of Research and External Affairs (prestonj@mcmaster.ca) or Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Engineering (adeangse@mcmaster.ca) for assistance.

Value of Fellowship: $50,000 (plus benefits).

Term of Fellowship:   One year.

Applicant Eligibility

  • A North American indigenous applicant who has earned their PhD, within the past two years 

Eligibility Window for Degree Completion 

Applicants for the 2017–18 scholarship must fulfill, or have fulfilled, all degree requirements of their PhD:

  • between September 1, 2016 and August 15, 2018 (inclusive), and
  • before the start date of their award.

Applicants who have not fulfilled all requirements for their degree at the time of application must submit proof of completion no later than September 1, 2018.

Allowable Extensions to Eligibility Window

The window of eligibility can be extended by a cumulative maximum of one year if the applicant had their career interrupted for the following reasons:

  • Parental leave
  • Illness
  • Health-related family responsibilities 

No other exceptions will be allowed. Justification must be provided in a Letter of Special Circumstances.

Other Eligibility Restrictions

  • Applicants who currently hold or have held a post-doctoral fellowship from an external agency, such as the TriCouncil (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) are eligible to apply to the 2018–19 call for applications only if the terms of that funding are completed before September 30, 2018 and prior to the start of the postdoctoral fellowship.
  • Applicants must not hold a tenure-track or tenured faculty position, nor can they be on leave from such a position. 

Selection Criteria

  • Research Excellence
  • Quality of the applicant's proposed research program
  • Institutional commitment and demonstrated synergy between applicant and institutional strategic priorities. 

Timelines

May-June, 2018

Applicants seek endorsement of potential supervisor

July 16, 2018

Online Application deadline

July-August 2018

Evaluation of applications

August 2018

Announcement of results

Sept 2018 - Nov 2018

Position commences

 

Application Process

The application package includes: 

  • Research Proposal (max. 1 page) with a separate page of references.
  • Significance of Research Contributions (max. 1 page)
  • Supervisor’s Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of reference
  • Letter outlining Special Circumstances (if needed)
    • Eligibility window will only be extended by the duration of the eligible delay(s)/interruption(s). Provide specific dates for your delays and/or interruptions in the letter, including the exact number of months or days these interruptions accounted for. 

Notification of Results

Applicants will be notified of the outcome in mid to late August by email.

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Indigenous Post Doctoral Fellowship

The McMaster Engineering Faculty Development Academy was established in 2014 to support the Faculty’s mission and strategic plan, Invest for Excellence, and to construct new and effective learning experiences for both its faculty and students.

The Faculty is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching and experiential learning. Our goal is to empower our faculty members to build on their strengths as instructors and classroom facilitators in order to stay current with the evolving technological advances in teaching.

The Faculty’s strategic vision, Invest for Excellence, supports constructing new and effective learning experiences for and with our students. It is essential to equip faculty members with the necessary tools and skills to enhance a learning environment that is engaging for our students and provide the best teaching experiences for our faculty members.

Learn more about our FDA

At McMaster University our people are our most valuble asset, and we strive to attract, develop and retain the best staff, researchers and faculty members in the world.

President's Message

McMaster University is devoted to the cultivation of human potential, realized through our innovative educational programs, cutting-edge research, and the diverse students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and supporters who make up our McMaster community.

We recognize that our people are our most valuable resource. We encourage creativity, collaboration and lifelong learning, offering experiential programming which enables individuals to develop their abilities and potential for personal and professional growth.

For those exploring the possibility of joining our community, we invite you to research and discover the various opportunities available, and thank you for your interest.

Dr. Patrick Deane, President and Vice-Chancellor

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McMaster University strives to embody the values of integrity, quality, inclusiveness and teamwork, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

Employment Equity is defined as an ongoing process that identifies and eliminates barriers to an organization’s employment procedures and policies. It means establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers to ensure appropriate representation of designated group members throughout their workforce.

Building an inclusive community with a shared purpose has been identified as an important priority for McMaster University. We believe it is important for our workforce to reflect the diversity of our students and community. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence.

In our efforts to fulfill McMaster’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusivity, we have released the results of our 2016 Employment Equity Census. You can view or download the accessible, print-friendly Employment Equity Report here. Please direct any questions about the report to May-Marie Duwai-Sowa, Employment Equity Specialist at duwaisom@mcmaster.ca or telephone 905-525-9140 ext. 23495.

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