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

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Black Academic Excellence Recruitment Opportunities 

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

McMaster University, Faculty of Engineering  

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

 Position Description

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University is building on its international ranking as one of the world’s top engineering schools by expanding its recruitment of Black faculty and is inviting applications from applicants who self-identify as Black for a second cohort hiring of up to six tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The positions will be filled across multiple departments within the Faculty and will be located on the main university campus to begin July 1, 2022.  Consideration for positions at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor will be based on commiserate experience.  We are committed to investing in our faculty members and to building a community of mentorship.  We believe that this encourages a culture when excellence is fostered by diversity and inclusivity, which brings unique perspectives together to solve the world’s biggest challenges.

The successful applicant must have or be very near completion of a PhD by the time of the appointment.  The applicant must also demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and research and a willingness and ability to contribute to the department’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community as well as university-wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities.  Research excellence will be reflected in successful mentoring of graduate students and particularly doctoral students, extramural grant acquisition and publication in high quality peer-reviewed journals.  The successful applicant will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses.  They will also be expected to foster existing collaborations and initiate news ones within their departments and with other departments and faculties.  

McMaster Engineering has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students.  With over 180 faculty members, along with approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, we have earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation.  Discover more of what McMaster Engineering and the Hamilton area have to offer academic professionals and their families by reviewing our Information Guide highlighting our research excellence, family-friendly resources and rich local culture.  Opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth are also made available through our Faculty’s Fireball Academy and the MacPherson Institute

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengths our research and teaching excellence.  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 University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey as part of the application process.  It takes approximately two minutes to complete.  All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process.  Inquiries about the Diversity Survey may be directed to hr.empequity@mcmaster.ca.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Office of the Dean of Engineering at 905-525-9140 ext. 24900 to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following materials through the University’s electronic portal: www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ [Job Opening# 41438] by Friday, January 7, 2022 for full consideration to:

Dr. Paulin Coulibaly and Dr. John Preston
Faculty of Engineering
1280 Main Street West, JHE 261
Hamilton, ON   L8S 4L8

  • a letter of application together with a curriculum vitae describing the impact that career interruptions have had on research productivity (if applicable);
  • a research statement, including a selection of research publications;
  • a statement on teaching interests and philosophy (including evidence of teaching effectiveness);
  • a brief statement describing the contributions you have made or plan to make to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts (2-page maximum);
  • the names of at least three referees.  Please note that letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage.  The department(s) will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable, but July 1, 2022 is preferred.  All applicants will receive an online 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 will be given priority.  To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University gathers information about applicants’ status as either a permanent resident 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

Direct any inquiries about this position to engadr@mcmaster.ca.

 Vaccination Policy Statement

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. Effective October 18, 2021, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. As defined by the provincial government, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series. Vaccines approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization will be recognized. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated.
  
The vaccination requirement has been adopted as part of the University’s efforts to keep our community safe, and based on the evidence which is demonstrating that vaccination is one of the most significant measures that can be taken to protect student, staff, faculty and community members. Further information is available at the following link: https://covid19.mcmaster.ca/campus-health-safety/#tab-content-vaccination. More information on the University’s Health and Safety framework is available online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/resources/covid19/.
 
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your human resources contact.

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. 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 University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:

to communicate accommodation needs.

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track - Electrical & Biomedical Engineering #35224

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

Position Description

McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering invites applications for three tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, located on the main university campus to begin on July 1, 2022. Exceptional candidates at the ranks of Associate Professor or Professor may also be considered.

The department is interested in candidates with specialized expertise at any interface between electrical and computer engineering and the health sciences but has a particular interest in those experience in the clinical applications of biomedical engineering research, and those with expertise in the areas of neurotechnology or implantable devices.

The successful applicants must have or be very near completion of a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, biomedical engineering, or a related discipline, by the time of the appointment.  The applicants must also demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and research and a willingness and ability to contribute to the department’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community as well as university-wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities. Research excellence will be reflected in the potential to develop an internationally renowned research program, to mentor graduate students, to foster existing collaborations and initiate new ones, to acquire external research grants, and to disseminate their research through high quality peer-reviewed publications. Relevant research and development experience in industry would be an asset. The successful applicants are expected to enrich the learning environment for our students in a variety of ways, such as innovative methods for course delivery and curriculum evolvement, as well as contribute to and enhance the culture of the department.

McMaster Engineering has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students.  With over 180 faculty members, along with approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, we have earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation.  Discover more of what McMaster Engineering and the Hamilton area have to offer academic professionals and their families by reviewing our Information Guide highlighting our research excellence, family-friendly resources and rich local culture.  Opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth are also made available through our Faculty’s Fireball Academy and the MacPherson Institute

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengths our research and teaching excellence.  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 University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey as part of the application process.  It takes approximately two minutes to complete.  All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process.  Inquiries about the Diversity Survey may be directed to hr.empequity@mcmaster.ca.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Office of the Dean of Engineering at 905-525-9140 ext. 24900 to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply

Please submit the following materials through the University’s electronic portal: www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ [Job Opening 35224] to:

Dr. Timothy Davidson
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1
Canada

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled, however, priority will be given to applications received by 28 October 2021.

The application should include:

  • a cover page that may include a short description of the impact that career interruptions have had on research productivity, if applicable;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a statement of the research program that you would seek to establish at McMaster University (2-page maximum);
  • a statement outlining your teaching philosophy and areas of interest, along with any evidence of teaching effectiveness (2-page maximum);
  • a brief statement describing the contributions you have made or plan to make to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts (2-page maximum);
  • the names of at least three referees; letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; the Department will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable, but July 1, 2022 is preferred.  All applicants will receive an online 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 will be given priority.  To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University gathers information about applicants’ status as either a permanent resident 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

Direct any inquiries about this position to Ms. Kerri Hastings, hasting@mcmaster.ca.

 Vaccination Policy Statement

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. Effective October 18, 2021, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. As defined by the provincial government, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series. Vaccines approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization will be recognized. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated.
  
The vaccination requirement has been adopted as part of the University’s efforts to keep our community safe, and based on the evidence which is demonstrating that vaccination is one of the most significant measures that can be taken to protect student, staff, faculty and community members. Further information is available at the following link: https://covid19.mcmaster.ca/campus-health-safety/#tab-content-vaccination. More information on the University’s Health and Safety framework is available online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/resources/covid19/.
 
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your human resources contact.

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

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.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-track (Computer Engineering) #39741

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

Position Description

McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, located on the main university campus to begin on July 1, 2022. Exceptional candidates at the ranks of Associate Professor or Professor may also be considered.

The department is interested in candidates with specialization in the fields of computer architecture, hardware design and prototyping, or cyber-physical systems.

The successful applicant must have or be very near completion of a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, or a related discipline, by the time of the appointment. The applicant must also demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and research and a willingness and ability to contribute to the department’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community as well as university-wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities. Research excellence will be reflected in the potential to develop an internationally renowned research program, to mentor graduate students, to foster existing collaborations and initiate new ones, to acquire external research grants, and to disseminate their research through high-quality peer-reviewed publications. Relevant research and development experience in industry would be an asset. The successful applicant is expected to enrich the learning environment for our students in a variety of ways, such as innovative methods for course delivery and curriculum evolvement, as well as contribute to and enhance the culture of the department.

McMaster Engineering has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. With over 180 faculty members, along with approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, we have earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. Discover more of what McMaster Engineering and the Hamilton area have to offer academic professionals and their families by reviewing our Information Guide highlighting our research excellence, family-friendly resources and rich local culture.  Opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth are also made available through our Faculty’s Fireball Academy and the MacPherson Institute.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengths our research and teaching excellence.  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 University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey as part of the application process.  It takes approximately two minutes to complete.  All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process.  Inquiries about the Diversity Survey may be directed to hr.empequity@mcmaster.ca.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Office of the Dean of Engineering at 905-525-9140 ext. 24900 to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply

Please submit the following materials through the University’s electronic portal:  www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ [Job Opening #39741] to:

Dr. Nicola Nicolici
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1
Canada

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled, however, priority will be given to applications received by 30 September 2021.

The application should include:

  • a cover page that may include a short description of the impact that career interruptions have had on research productivity, if applicable;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a statement of the research program that you would seek to establish at McMaster University (2-page maximum);
  • a statement outlining your teaching philosophy and areas of interest, along with any evidence of teaching effectiveness (2-page maximum);
  • a brief statement describing the contributions you have made or plan to make to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts (2-page maximum);
  • the names of at least three referees; letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; the Department will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable, but July 1, 2022 is preferred.  All applicants will receive an online 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 will be given priority.  To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University gathers information about applicants’ status as either a permanent resident 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

Direct any inquiries about this position to Ms. Kerri Hastings, hasting@mcmaster.ca.

 Vaccination Policy Statement

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. Effective October 18, 2021, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. As defined by the provincial government, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series. Vaccines approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization will be recognized. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated.
  
The vaccination requirement has been adopted as part of the University’s efforts to keep our community safe, and based on the evidence which is demonstrating that vaccination is one of the most significant measures that can be taken to protect student, staff, faculty and community members. Further information is available at the following link: https://covid19.mcmaster.ca/campus-health-safety/#tab-content-vaccination. More information on the University’s Health and Safety framework is available online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/resources/covid19/.
 
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your human resources contact.

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

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.

Assistant Professor, Contractually Limited Appointment - Computer Engineering #39744

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

Position Description

McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering invites applications for a three-year teaching-focused contractually-limited appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, located on the main university campus to begin on July 1, 2022.

The department is interested in candidates with specialization in the field of computer engineering.

The successful applicant must have or be very near completion of a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, or a related discipline, by the time of the appointment. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will enrich the learning environment for our students in a variety of ways, such as innovative methods for course delivery and curriculum evolvement. There is also an expectation to contribute to the department’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community, as well as university-wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities.

McMaster Engineering has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students.  With over 180 faculty members, along with approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, we have earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation.  Discover more of what McMaster Engineering and the Hamilton area have to offer academic professionals and their families by reviewing our Information Guide highlighting our research excellence, family-friendly resources and rich local culture.  Opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth are also made available through our Faculty’s Fireball Academy and the MacPherson Institute.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengths our research and teaching excellence.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 University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey as part of the application process.  It takes approximately two minutes to complete.  All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process.  Inquiries about the Diversity Survey may be directed to hr.empequity@mcmaster.ca.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Office of the Dean of Engineering at 905-525-9140 ext. 24900 to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply

Please submit the following materials through the University’s electronic portal: www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ [Job Opening 39744] to:

Dr. Nicola Nicolici
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1
Canada

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled, however, priority will be given to applications received by 30 September 2021.

The application should include:

  • a cover page that may include a short description of the impact that career interruptions have had on your professional development, if applicable;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a statement outlining your teaching philosophy and areas of interest, along with any evidence of teaching effectiveness (2-page maximum);
  • a brief statement describing the contributions you have made or plan to make to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts (2-page maximum);
  • the names of at least three referees; letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; the Department will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable, but July 1, 2022 is preferred.  All applicants will receive an online 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 will be given priority.  To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University gathers information about applicants’ status as either a permanent resident 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

Direct any inquiries about this position to Ms. Kerri Hastings, hasting@mcmaster.ca.

 Vaccination Policy Statement

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. Effective October 18, 2021, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. As defined by the provincial government, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series. Vaccines approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization will be recognized. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated.
  
The vaccination requirement has been adopted as part of the University’s efforts to keep our community safe, and based on the evidence which is demonstrating that vaccination is one of the most significant measures that can be taken to protect student, staff, faculty and community members. Further information is available at the following link: https://covid19.mcmaster.ca/campus-health-safety/#tab-content-vaccination. More information on the University’s Health and Safety framework is available online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/resources/covid19/.
 
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your human resources contact.

Employment Equity Statement

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, members 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 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).

Tier II Canada Research Chair - Bio-innovation, Micro-nano Technologies and/or Smart Systems #33473

Two Tenure-Track Positions, Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

The Faculty of Engineering invites nominations from outstanding scholars for two Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) and tenure-track positions at the ranks of assistant professor and/or associate professor, located on the main university campus to begin on or after July 1, 2021. The successful applicant must demonstrate a compelling vision for both continuing and further developing McMaster Engineering’s longstanding strengths in research, with a specialization in the fields of micro-nano technology, smart systems, and/or bio-innovation and graduate training as well as carrying on and enhancing McMaster University’s Strategic Research mission. Individuals who have a firm offer of employment from the University in one of these fields are eligible, with departmental sponsorship.

McMaster Engineering has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. With over 180 faculty members, along with approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, we have earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. Discover more of what McMaster Engineering and the Hamilton area have to offer academic professionals and their families by reviewing our Information Guide highlighting our research excellence, family-friendly resources and rich local culture. Opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth are also made available through our Faculty’s Fireball Academy and the MacPherson Institute.

Applicants must demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and research and a willingness and ability to contribute to the department’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community as well as university- wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities. Research excellence will be reflected in extramural grant acquisition and publication in high quality peer-reviewed journals. The successful applicant will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Successful applicants will also be expected to establish a strong externally-funded research program, supervise graduate students and foster existing or new collaborations with other departments and faculties.

The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in a related engineering discipline, within ten years of nomination to the CRC position and will be an outstanding emerging scholar with a demonstrated potential to achieve a significant international reputation in the next five to ten years and acknowledged by the peers as having the potential to lead in their field. Candidates who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree and who have had career breaks, such as maternity, parental, or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc., may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process.

Please contact Dr. John Preston, Associate Dean, Research, Innovation and External Relations at engadr@mcmaster.ca for more information. For full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria, please consult the CRC website.

All nominations for CRCs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengths our research and teaching excellence. 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 University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey as part of the application process. It takes approximately two minutes to complete during the online application process. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer. All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process. Inquiries about the Diversity Survey may be directed to hr.empequity@mcmaster.ca.

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 Executive Officer in the Faculty of Engineering at 905-525-9140 ext. 24900 to communicate accommodation needs.

How to apply:

Please visit our Current Opportunities webpage https://hr.mcmaster.ca/careers/current- opportunities/ to submit your application to job opening 33473 by January 6, 2021, addressed to: Prof. John Preston (engadr@mcmaster.ca) Associate Dean Research and External Relations Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University

  •  a letter of application together with a full curriculum vitae, a sample of publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a research program summary proposal (3 pages maximum), a summary proposal of plans for the further development in one of the following areas: micro-nano technology, smart systems and/or bio-innovation;
  • a brief statement describing the contributions you have made or plan to make to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts, including how the candidate will contribute to the advancement of the University’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy: Towards Inclusive Excellence within the Faculty of Engineering (2 pages maximum; and
  • contact information for at least four potential referees from whom confidential letters of assessment that speak to the candidates' quality of being a CRC as well as a faculty member, can be obtained. The guidelines for referees are available here: https://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/ program-programme/referees-repondants-eng.aspx.

McMaster University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions and personal circumstances (e.g. pregnancy, early childcare, eldercare, illness, etc.) can have on an applicant’s record of research achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their applications the impact that career interruptions, or other issues may have had as described under “Career Interruptions” at CRCs Guidelines for ensuring a fair and transparent recruitment and nomination process. Further detail may be found under Guidelines for Assessing the Productivity of Nominees.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable, but July 1, 2021 is preferred. All applicants will receive an online 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 will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University gathers information about applicants’ status as either a permanent resident 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

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 Executive Officer in the Faculty of Engineering at 905-525-9140 ext. 24900 to communicate accommodation needs.

Applicants with questions regarding this recruitment should contact Prof. John Preston, Associate Dean Research and External Relations via engadr@mcmaster.ca.

 Vaccination Policy Statement

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. Effective October 18, 2021, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. As defined by the provincial government, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series. Vaccines approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization will be recognized. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated.
  
The vaccination requirement has been adopted as part of the University’s efforts to keep our community safe, and based on the evidence which is demonstrating that vaccination is one of the most significant measures that can be taken to protect student, staff, faculty and community members. Further information is available at the following link: https://covid19.mcmaster.ca/campus-health-safety/#tab-content-vaccination. More information on the University’s Health and Safety framework is available online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/resources/covid19/.
 
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your human resources contact.

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

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.

(8) Tenure-track Faculty Positions
McMaster University, Department of Computing and Software Engineering (# 35597)

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

Position Description

McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering invites applications for eight tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing and Software; however, exceptional candidates may be considered at the rank of Associate Professor. The positions will be located on the main university campus to begin on July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants in all areas of Computer Science and Software Engineering are encouraged to apply. The Department has identified specific needs in machine learning, software engineering, human-computer interaction (HCI), security, robotics and mechatronics, theoretical foundations of computer science and software engineering, and high-performance computing with applications to data analytics and health.

The successful applicant must have or be very near completion of a PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related discipline, by the time of the appointment.  The applicant must also demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and research and a willingness and ability to contribute to the department’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community as well as university-wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities.  Research excellence will be reflected in successful mentoring of graduate students and particularly doctoral students, extramural grant acquisition and publication in high quality peer-reviewed journals and conferences.  The successful applicant will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses.  They will also be expected to foster existing collaborations and initiate news ones within their department and with other departments and faculties. 

The Department of Computing and Software is one of the top departments for Computer Science and Software Engineering in Canada. We have 25 faculty members with expertise in computer systems, software engineering, theoretical computer science, security, privacy, data analytics, scientific computing, and bioinformatics. The department mentors over 1000 undergraduate students in three programs: computer science, software engineering, and mechatronics engineering. It also mentors more than 120 graduate students in masters and doctoral programs in computer science and software engineering.

McMaster Engineering has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students.  With over 180 faculty members who mentor approximately 6,000 undergraduate and over 1,000 graduate students, about half of whom are doctoral students, we have earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and high impact research and innovation.  Discover more of what McMaster Engineering and the Hamilton area have to offer academic professionals and their families by reviewing our Information Guide highlighting our research excellence, family-friendly resources and rich local culture.  Opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth are also made available through our Faculty’s Fireball Academy and the MacPherson Institute

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengths our research and teaching excellence.  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 University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey as part of the application process.  It takes approximately two minutes to complete.  All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process.  Inquiries about the Diversity Survey may be directed to hr.empequity@mcmaster.ca.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Office of the Dean of Engineering at 905-525-9140 ext. 24900 to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following materials through the University’s electronic portal: www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/[Job Opening #35597]:

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Department of Computing and Software
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  • a letter of application together with a curriculum vitae describing the impact that career interruptions have had on research productivity, if applicable, research statement including a selection of research publications, and a statement on teaching interests and philosophy (including evidence of teaching effectiveness);
  • a brief statement describing the contributions you have made or plan to make to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts (2-page maximum);
  • the names of at least three referees; letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; the Department will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.

Complete applications that are received by January 30, 2021 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable, but July 1, 2021 is preferred.  All applicants will receive an online 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 will be given priority.  To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University gathers information about applicants’ status as either a permanent resident 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

Direct any inquiries about this position to chaircas@mcmaster.ca.

 Vaccination Policy Statement

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. Effective October 18, 2021, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. As defined by the provincial government, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series. Vaccines approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization will be recognized. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated.
  
The vaccination requirement has been adopted as part of the University’s efforts to keep our community safe, and based on the evidence which is demonstrating that vaccination is one of the most significant measures that can be taken to protect student, staff, faculty and community members. Further information is available at the following link: https://covid19.mcmaster.ca/campus-health-safety/#tab-content-vaccination. More information on the University’s Health and Safety framework is available online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/resources/covid19/.
 
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your human resources contact.

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

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.

The Faculty of Engineering's mission is to push the boundaries of discovery and innovation.

Faculty Fast Facts available here. 

Why McMaster Engineering?

$41.7M in external research funding

$269,723 in research intensity

Research intensity = operating funding per tenure and tenure-track faculty member

33 Research Chairs

13 Canada Research Chairs
14 Named and Endowed Chairs
6 NSERC Industrial Research Chair

Why McMaster University?

#1 most research-intensive university in Canada

Research Infosource 2017, 2018 and 2019

Research intensity measures research income per full-time faculty member. McMaster averages $439,500 per faculty member, more than double the national average

#69 in the world

Times, Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, 2021

#4 in Canada

Times, Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, 2021

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 fulfil 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.

Learn more about Employment Equity at McMaster      New Faculty Recruitment and Orientation Checklist

Equity and Inclusion on Campus

“Our progress in equity, diversity and inclusion relies on a thoughtful approach and intentional efforts to ensure we are collectively building an inclusive community, where everyone feels valued, respected, and is treated with dignity.”

 Wanda McKenna – Assistant Vice-President and Chief Human Resources Officer

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Key Initiatives and Accomplishments

Taken from the 2019  Employment Equity Census Report 

Piloted Applicant Diversity Survey for various searches across academic and administrative unites. The University is actively exploring system capability and capacity to expand the Applicant Diversity Survey institution-wide in 2020.

75 Employment Equity Facilitators have completed training and are serving or consulting on various search committees as process consultants, as part of an institution-wide community of practice.

Over 35 faculty members have completed training on EDI best practices in the Faculty of Engineering and are currently serving on Faculty standing and operating committees, to ensure that all decisions are made with an equity lens.

Over 1700 staff and faculty have participated in various workshops intended to advance Employment Equity and Inclusive Excellence, by providing information about foundational human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion principles, as well as tools and resources for equitable recruitment, hiring and accommodation processes.

Various EDI committees have been established in several departments to increase understanding and application of EDI principles across unit policies and practices. These Page | 14 include the Faculty of Health Sciences EDI Advisory Committee (FHS EDIAC), University Technology Services (UTS) EDI Committee, and the University Libraries EDI Committee.

A range of perspectives leads to better insights and innovation and McMaster Engineering’s diverse and inclusive community is a key factor to our success.

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We're working towards inclusive excellence

At McMaster, there is transformative work being undertaken to ensure inclusive excellence in the recruitment and retention of faculty that have been underrepresented across all academic disciplines, which is articulated in McMaster’s EDI Strategy: Towards Inclusive Excellence and reinforced in the President’s recent letter to the community.

As part of this transformative work, McMaster recently launched a cohort hiring initiative of up to twelve appointments of emerging and established academics and scholars who will contribute to the advancement of Black academic excellence across all six McMaster Faculties

Learn more about this hiring initiative on our current opportunities tab. 

Celebrating excellence

Engineering distinguished university professor recognized as a Member of the Order of Canada

March 29, 2019

Engineering distinguished university professor recognized as a Member of the Order of Canada

Distinguished University Professor Jamal Deen named to the Order of Canada.

Using the power of big data to improve maternal health in Africa

June 8, 2018

Using the power of big data to improve maternal health in Africa

Tom Wanyama has lots of ideas about how to improve maternal and infant health in his native Uganda.

Meet Paulin Coulibaly, champion of water research in Canada and equity, diversity and inclusion at McMaster on Episode 11

April 8, 2021

Meet Paulin Coulibaly, champion of water research in Canada and equity, diversity and inclusion at McMaster on Episode 11

On the latest Big Ideas for a Changing World Podcast, Civil Engineering and School of Earth, Environment & Society Professor, Paulin Coulibaly talks about managing flood risk in Canada, working with Global Water Futures and advocating for EDI at McMaster.

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The National Society of Black Engineers, McMaster University

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) at McMaster has a mission to increase the number of culturally responsible engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. 

Their annual event, The Hunt, provides professional development workshops, mock interview opportunites, resume critiquing and speed networking to all students. This year, the event will be held on February 1, 2020. 

Worldwide, NSBE has over 31,000 members and the annual meeting has blossomed into the Annual National Convention, hosting over 8,000 attendees. NSBE has 99 active NSBE Jr. pre-college, 250 student and 68 alumni/technical professional chapters.

McMaster Engineering is attracting more women to Engineering

In 2019-20, 35% of first-year McMaster Engineering students identified as women, a 15.5% increase over the last five years. Kim Jones (Chemical Engineering) chairs the Ontario Network for Women in Engineering (ONWiE), a group that formed in 2005 when universities began to work together to attract more women to engineering programs. Learn more about Women In Engineering at McMaster. 

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The Women In Engineering Committee

The Women in Engineering Committee is comprised of female faculty members who meet to discuss issues of importance, such as gender parity, how to support young female engineers and to support one another.

The committee inspires, mentors and supports women to succeed in engineering.

They ensure that faculty members are involved as role models in all outreach activities and always show strong support in recruiting the next generation of young women who will change the world (and get great jobs).

They help with mentoring young women who are currently enrolled in engineering studies through a variety of events.

Finally, they work to improve success for female engineering faculty members in our university and others by providing peer mentoring opportunities and hosting workshops.

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

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

 INFORMATION GUIDE

 

Ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities, McMaster University is a research-focused, student-centered institution of higher learning, dedicated to creating a brighter world through the art and science of discovery.

We serve our community and our society by inspiring creativity and critical thinking, promoting an enduring love of learning, and exploring innovative research that extends the boundaries of higher knowledge.

Learn more about working at McMaster

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

Offerings

Learn more here : Faculty Development Academy : Current Offerings

Some examples:

One of the opportunities offered within the Faculty of Engineering from September to May each academic year is the Coffee with a Colleague initiative. Full-time faculty members who are interested in participating in this social initiative, developed to encourage inter-departmental collaborations and informal mentorship relationships, by setting aside a few minutes a month to chat with a colleague, should email colbert@mcmaster.ca to be included on the monthly email list. Please note that you will be randomly matched with a colleague from within the Faculty of Engineering. You and your assigned colleague are responsible for finding a convenient time within the month to meet.

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12 hours course in total; certificate program

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