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Listed below, you will find all the faculty positions for which the University of Waterloo Faculty of Engineering is currently recruiting. If you are seeking a staff position, please view the current staff positions listing on the University of Waterloo Human Resources web site.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo

Chemical

Civil and Environmental

Electrical and Computer

Mechanical and Mechatronics

Institute for Quantum Computing

Systems Design

Chemical

 

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR (CRC) TIER 1 IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of (full) Professor to compete for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 1 nomination in the area of Advanced Manufacturing relevant to Chemical Engineering, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017. The CRC Tier 1 competition is opened to both internal and external candidates. Details about Tier 1 Canada Research Chair can be found at http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field.  As per criteria for CRC Tier 1, all applicants must be outstanding and innovative world-class researchers whose accomplishments have made a major impact in their fields; be recognized internationally as leaders in their fields; have superior records of attracting and supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; be expected to attract, develop and retain excellent trainees, students and future researchers; and be proposing an original, innovative research program of the highest quality.

The applicant is also expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with professional Engineers Ontario within five years of his/her appointment at Waterloo. 

The salary range of this position at the (full) Professor rank is $150,000 to $200,000.  The closing date for applications is January 3, 2017. 

Applicants should send the following information to https://cheserv13.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/index.php:

  • Cover letter (the cover letter should contain a paragraph indicating how the proposed research relates to Advanced Manufacturing in the context of Chemical Engineering)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research
  • Statement of teaching interests
  • A brief statement (one or two paragraphs) of how the Chair assists the University in meeting the objectives set forth in the Institutional Strategic Research Plan. You can refer to the following URL for information regarding current UW strategic areas: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/srp-prs/waterloo.eng.pdf
  • A brief statement (one paragraph) describing how the Chair will strengthen the Department’s research profile. Note that an important expectation of a CRC Chair is to lead major research proposals originating from the Chemical Engineering Department.
  • Contact information for three references 

The Department of Chemical Engineering offers a collegial, interdisciplinary and collaborative research environment.  With 34 faculty members and an annual enrolment of 550 undergraduate and over 230 graduate students, it is one of the largest Chemical Engineering departments in Canada.  The Department is benefiting from its relatively new home, a 115,000 square-foot building with 48 state-of-the-art research labs and new instructional spaces.  The undergraduate programs in Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology Engineering (jointly with Departments of Chemistry and Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Biomedical Engineering draw the top students from across Canada. 

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

“Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo

The University of Waterloo has 35,200 full and part-time students and is located at the heart of Canada’s technology hub.  The scenic campus is part of the twin-cities of Kitchener-Waterloo with a population of 300,000 located 100 km SW of Toronto.  The community is rated highly for its excellent living conditions.  More information on the department and university is available at https://uwaterloo.ca.

Civil and Environmental

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo invites applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure-track position in geotechnical engineering at the assistant or associate professor rank, with an anticipated start date of January 01, 2017. Applicants should have expertise in the application of quantitative methods to problems in one or more of the following research areas: computational geomechanics, dynamic soil characterization, subsurface energy resources, soil and/or rock mechanics including micromechanics and coupled processes, tunnelling, soil/rock structure interaction, earth structure engineering, bio-geotechnical engineering, or other emerging research areas involving geomechanics.  Preference will be given to candidates who will combine excellence in teaching with a demonstrated capacity to conduct novel, interdisciplinary research that will expand and complement our current departmental research strengths.

Applicants must have potential or proven ability to develop an internationally recognized research program, must have excellent communication skills, and must have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. In particular, the successful applicant must have a strong interest in innovative teaching methods and curriculum development to support our undergraduate civil, environmental and geological engineering programs. The applicant should be able to teach several of the following undergraduate courses: engineering mathematics, geotechnical engineering, rock mechanics and petroleum engineering.  The ideal applicant should expect to work with industrial partners and generate collaborative research funding to lead a successful research program.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in geotechnical engineering or an equivalent discipline and is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario within 5 years.  Based on qualifications and rank, the salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

““Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why.”

The closing date for applications is September 30, 2016. Interested applicants are invited to submit their full curriculum vitae, along with a teaching vision statement. They are also requested to submit a research vision statement, specifically indicating how their innovative research directions will complement the ongoing research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  Each of the vision statements should be no more than two pages in length.  The curriculum vitae, vision statements and the names and full contact information of at least three references should be sent to:

Professor Neil R. Thomson,
Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1
Email: ceechair@uwaterloo.ca

GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo invites applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure-track position in geoenvironmental engineering with an expected start date of September 01, 2016. It is anticipated that the position will be at the assistant or associate professor rank, but exceptional cases at the full professor rank may be considered. Applicants should have expertise in the application of quantitative methods to problems in one or more of the following research areas: soil and groundwater remediation, treatment of hazardous waste, solid waste management, or other related and emerging geoenvironmental research areas. Preference will be given to candidates who will combine excellence in teaching with a demonstrated capacity to conduct novel, interdisciplinary research that will expand and complement our current departmental research strengths.

Applicants must have potential or proven ability to develop an internationally recognized research program, must have excellent communication skills, and must have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. In particular, the successful applicant must have a strong interest in innovative teaching methods and curriculum development to support our undergraduate civil, environmental and geological engineering programs. The applicant should be able to teach several of the following undergraduate courses: environmental chemistry, water quality engineering, contaminant transport, environmental modelling, laboratory analysis and field sampling techniques, and solid waste management. The ideal applicant should expect to work with industrial partners and generate collaborative research funding to lead a successful research program.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in geoenvironmental engineering or an equivalent discipline and is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario within 5 years. Based on qualifications and rank, the salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.  The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

“Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why

The closing date for applications is July 1, 2016. Interested applicants are invited to submit their full curriculum vitae, along with a teaching vision statement. They are also requested to submit a research vision statement, specifically indicating how their innovative research directions will complement the ongoing research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Each of the vision statements should be no more than two pages in length. The curriculum vitae, vision statements and the names and full contact information of at least three references should be sent to:

Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1
Email: ceechair@uwaterloo.ca

BUILDING MATERIALS ENGINEERING

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of materials engineering for buildings and structures at the assistant or associate professor rank, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2017.  Applicants should have research expertise in the characterization and analysis of materials (e.g., concrete, composites, biomaterials, polymers, metal, and/or glass) for emerging and/or traditional applications, such as building envelopes and systems, reuse or repurposing of materials or structures, service-life extension, 3D printing of building components, resiliency of infrastructure, sustainable infrastructure, and structural health monitoring. The qualified candidate’s research should demonstrate a clear emphasis on the development of a fundamental understanding of the properties and mechanics of materials, and ideally encompass a combination of theoretical, computational, and experimental aspects.

Applicants must have potential or proven ability to develop an internationally recognized research program, must have excellent communication skills, and must have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.  An ability to teach civil engineering courses in solid mechanics, engineering materials, structural analysis or design is required. In particular, the successful applicant must have a strong interest in innovative teaching methods and curriculum development to support our undergraduate civil, environmental, and geological engineering programs.  The ideal applicant should expect to work with public and private sector research partners, and generate collaborative research funding to lead a successful research program.  Previous industry or design experience is an asset.

The successful applicant must have a civil engineering undergraduate degree or equivalent, and a PhD in engineering.  The applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario within 5 years.  Based on qualifications and rank, the salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

“Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why

The closing date for applications is September 30, 2016. Interested applicants are invited to submit their full curriculum vitae, along with a teaching vision statement.  They are also requested to submit a research vision statement, specifically indicating how their innovative research directions will complement the ongoing research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  Each of the vision statements should be no more than two pages in length.  The curriculum vitae, vision statements and the names and full contact information of at least three references should be sent to:

Civil & Environmental Engineering Chair
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1
Email: ceechair@uwaterloo.ca

Electrical and Computer

COMPUTER SYSTEMS SOFTWARE

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional candidate for a tenure-track position beginning on or around September 1, 2017.  The department is particularly interested in candidates with a demonstrated research record in building, evaluating, experimenting with, and scaling of computer systems software, with contributions being publishable in operating systems venues. It is anticipated that the position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptional cases at the Associate or Full Professor rank will be considered.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.  Evidence of an actively developing research program is required. Duties include research, teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervising graduate students. The successful candidate will be equally committed to ensuring excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching as he or she is to research.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a mix of undergraduate courses such as operating systems, database systems, and distributed systems, in addition to developing and teaching innovative graduate courses. Based on qualifications and the rank hired at, an annual salary will range from $100,000 to $150,000. For exceptionally qualified candidates, a higher annual salary will be considered.

Interested candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae,3) a research statement, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, as well as 5) the names of at least three references to the Faculty Search Coordinator via the online system at https://eceadmin.uwaterloo.ca/DACA/php/ . Immediately upon submission of the application, candidates should ask their references to send letters to ece.recruiting@uwaterloo.ca . To consider a letter, it has to come directly from the reference using an institutional email address and must have the candidate's name in the email's subject line. For questions, please feel free to contact the recruitment committee via email: ece.recruiting@uwaterloo.ca .

Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a complete application. To ensure full consideration, the application must be received before December 31, 2016.

The university is committed to leadership in technology-enabled learning. It is a vibrant community built around teaching excellence and scholarship in teaching, with direct and active institutional support through its Centre for Teaching Excellence and resources deployed in the faculties and departments.  There is a strategic commitment to research-enhanced, technology-enhanced, and entrepreneurship-enhanced learning. The University of Waterloo excels at experiential learning via the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program. For the past two decades, the University of Waterloo has been recognized in a national reputation survey of universities as 'best overall', 'most innovative', and producing 'leaders of tomorrow'. A recent survey of business leaders ranked Waterloo Engineering as number one in Canada.

The department currently has more than 90 faculty members and is one of the largest engineering departments in Canada. The undergraduate programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering (offered jointly with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science), Mechatronics Engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering and Systems Design Engineering), Nanotechnology Engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering), and Biomedical Engineering (offered jointly with several departments including Systems Design Engineering) attract outstanding students, both domestic and international. The department also administers a world-class graduate program, which drives cutting-edge research excelling in technological innovations and encompassing all major areas of electrical and computer engineering.  Our research is led by faculty members who are internationally recognized for their expertise and holders of many prestigious awards (E. W. R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, IEEE Fellowships, Royal Society of Canada Fellowships, etc.) and research chairs.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license or limited engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within five years.

“Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo

COMPUTER ENGINEERING AND SOFTWARE

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional candidate for a tenure-track position beginning on or around September 1, 2017. The department is inviting candidates in the broad areas of computer engineering, software systems, and computer science to apply for the position.  It is anticipated that the position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptional cases at the Associate or Full Professor rank will be considered.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.  Evidence of an actively developing research program is required. Duties include research, teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervising graduate students.  The successful candidate will be equally committed to ensuring excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and to developing and maintaining an active and internationally recognized research program.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a mix of undergraduate courses, in addition to developing and teaching innovative graduate courses. Based on qualifications and the rank hired at, an annual salary will range from $100,000 to $150,000. For exceptionally qualified candidates, a higher annual salary will be considered.

Interested candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae,3) a research statement, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, as well as 5) the names of at least three references to the Faculty Search Coordinator via the online system at https://eceadmin.uwaterloo.ca/DACA/php/ . Immediately upon submission of the application, candidates should ask their references to send letters to ece.recruiting@uwaterloo.ca . To consider a letter, it has to come directly from the reference using an institutional email address and must have the candidate's name in the email's subject line. For questions, please feel free to contact the recruitment committee via email: ece.recruiting@uwaterloo.ca .

Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a complete application. To ensure full consideration, the application must be received before December 31, 2016. 

The university is committed to leadership in technology-enabled learning. It is a vibrant community built around teaching excellence and scholarship in teaching, with direct and active institutional support through its Centre for Teaching Excellence and resources deployed in the faculties and departments.  There is a strategic commitment to research-enhanced, technology-enhanced, and entrepreneurship-enhanced learning. The University of Waterloo excels at experiential learning via the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program. For the past two decades, the University of Waterloo has been recognized in a national reputation survey of universities as 'best overall', 'most innovative', and producing 'leaders of tomorrow'. A recent survey of business leaders ranked Waterloo Engineering as number one in Canada.

The department currently has more than 90 faculty members and is one of the largest engineering departments in Canada. The undergraduate programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering (offered jointly with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science), Mechatronics Engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering and Systems Design Engineering), Nanotechnology Engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering), and Biomedical Engineering (offered jointly with several departments including Systems Design Engineering) attract outstanding students, both domestic and international. The department also administers a world-class graduate program, which drives cutting-edge research excelling in technological innovations and encompassing all major areas of electrical and computer engineering.  Our research is led by faculty members who are internationally recognized for their expertise and holders of many prestigious awards (E. W. R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, IEEE Fellowships, Royal Society of Canada Fellowships, etc.) and research chairs.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license or limited engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within five years.

“Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo

POWER SYSTEMS AND HIGH VOLTAGE ENGINEERING

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional candidate for a tenure-track position beginning on or around September 1, 2017 in Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering. The ideal candidate would have research specialization in one or more of the following: Electric Machines, Switchgear and Protection; High Voltage Engineering; Power Electronics; Pulsed Power; and Nanomaterials applied to Power and Automobile Industries. Use of the facilities in the university’s top class High Voltage Engineering Laboratory and collaborating with the Advanced Materials Research Groups in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department are highly encouraged. It is anticipated that the position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptional cases at the Associate or Full Professor rank will be considered.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline.  Evidence of an actively developing research program is required. Duties include research, teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervising graduate students. The successful candidate will be equally committed to ensuring excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching as he or she is to research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a mix of undergraduate courses; such as, electromechanical devices and power processing, power systems and components, electrical distribution systems, power electronic converters, high voltage engineering and power system protection, and power systems analysis, operations and markets, in addition to developing and teaching innovative graduate courses. Based on qualifications and the rank hired at, an annual salary will range from $100,000 to $150,000. For exceptionally qualified candidates, a higher annual salary will be considered.

Interested candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae,3) a research statement, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, as well as 5) the names of at least three references to the Faculty Search Coordinator via the online system at https://eceadmin.uwaterloo.ca/DACA/php/ . Immediately upon submission of the application, candidates should ask their references to send letters to ece.recruiting@uwaterloo.ca . To consider a letter, it has to come directly from the reference using an institutional email address and must have the candidate's name in the email's subject line. For questions, please feel free to contact the recruitment committee via email: ece.recruiting@uwaterloo.ca .

Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a complete application. To ensure full consideration, the application must be received before December 31, 2016.

The university is committed to leadership in technology-enabled learning. It is a vibrant community built around teaching excellence and scholarship in teaching, with direct and active institutional support through its Centre for Teaching Excellence and resources deployed in the faculties and departments.  There is a strategic commitment to research-enhanced, technology-enhanced, and entrepreneurship-enhanced learning. The University of Waterloo excels at experiential learning via the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program. For the past two decades, the University of Waterloo has been recognized in a national reputation survey of universities as 'best overall', 'most innovative', and producing 'leaders of tomorrow'. A recent survey of business leaders ranked Waterloo Engineering as number one in Canada.

The department currently has more than 90 faculty members and is one of the largest engineering departments in Canada. The undergraduate programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering (offered jointly with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science), Mechatronics Engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering and Systems Design Engineering), Nanotechnology Engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering), and Biomedical Engineering (offered jointly with several departments including Systems Design Engineering) attract outstanding students, both domestic and international. The department also administers a world-class graduate program, which drives cutting-edge research excelling in technological innovations and encompassing all major areas of electrical and computer engineering.  Our research is led by faculty members who are internationally recognized for their expertise and holders of many prestigious awards (E. W. R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, IEEE Fellowships, Royal Society of Canada Fellowships, etc.) and research chairs.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license or limited engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within five years.

“Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.”

Mechanical and Mechatronics

 

ORTHOPAEDIC SPINAL BIOMECHANICS

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics, in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a tenure-track position in Orthopaedic Spinal Biomechanics. Candidates will be considered at all levels, though preference will be given to individuals applying at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor levels.   

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline. Duties will include developing and maintaining an active and internationally recognized research program in one of the areas of, but not limited to, advanced computational modeling and experimental testing. Duties will also include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and advising graduate and undergraduate students. To continue our research strengths in experimental, theoretical or computational investigations of engineering biomechanics, we particularly encourage applicants with a background in implant design and evaluation for both fixation and arthroplasty applications who have a commitment to establishing a multi-disciplinary collaborative program. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a dedication to both teaching and research.

Applicants should send their full curriculum vitae, a concise research and teaching vision statement, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jan Huissoon
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Email: mmechair@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2016, with an anticipated start date of Sept 1, 2016. The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within five years of joining the University. The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000 CAD. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Information about the Faculty, Department and Research Group can be found at www.eng.uwaterloo.ca, www.mme.uwaterloo.ca and at https://uwaterloo.ca/mechanical-mechatronics-engineering/research/solid-bodies-mechanics-and-mechanical-design.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

"Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why."

FATIGUE AND LIFE ENHANCEMENT OF LIGHT WEIGHT MATERIALS

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics, in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications from highly qualified scholars and researchers for a tenure-track position in fatigue, fracture and life enhancement of light-weight materials. Candidates will be considered at all levels, though preference will be given to individuals applying at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor levels.   

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline. Duties will include developing and maintaining an active research program in one of the areas of, fatigue characterization and modeling, life extension and enhancement technologies, cyclic plasticity, durability of weldments, residual stress, damage accumulation and progressive failure. The candidate will join an internationally recognized group of researchers with extensive experimental infrastructure for fatigue characterization and analysis, residual stress measurements and life enhancement research, to build on our research strengths in experimental, theoretical, and/or computational investigations of fatigue and fracture of metals and composites. Applicants with a background in experimental fatigue analysis are particularly encouraged to apply. Duties will also include developing and teaching an array of traditional and on-line courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and advising graduate and undergraduate students in the area of solid mechanics and design. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a dedication to both teaching and research.

Applicants should send their full curriculum vitae, a concise research and teaching vision statement, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jan Huissoon
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Email: mmechair@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2016, with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2017. The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within five years of joining the University. The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000 CAD. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Information about the Faculty, Department and Research Group can be found at www.eng.uwaterloo.ca, www.mme.uwaterloo.ca and at https://uwaterloo.ca/mechanical-mechatronics-engineering/research/solid-bodies-mechanics-and-mechanical-design

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

"Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why."

MECHATRONICS

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a tenure-track position in Mechatronics Engineering, with a particular focus on Intelligent Vehicles or Additive Manufacturing. Candidates will be considered at all levels, though preference will be given to individuals applying at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor levels.   

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering or a similar discipline. Duties will include developing and maintaining an active and internationally recognized research program, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and advising graduate and undergraduate students. Applicants should have demonstrated research strength in Intelligent Vehicles or Additive Manufacturing, and have a commitment to establishing a multi-disciplinary collaborative program. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a dedication to both teaching and research.

Applicants should send their full curriculum vitae, a concise research and teaching vision statement, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jan Huissoon
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Email: mmechair@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2016, with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2017. The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within five years of joining the University. The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000 CAD. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Information about the Faculty, Department and Research Group can be found at www.eng.uwaterloo.ca, www.mme.uwaterloo.ca and https://uwaterloo.ca/mechanical-mechatronics-engineering/research/automation-and-controls-research.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

“Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why.”

FLUID MECHANICS

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics, in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo invite applications from highly qualified candidates for an open tenure-track position in experimental fluid mechanics. Candidates at all levels will be considered, though preference will be given to individuals applying at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels.   

The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent discipline. Duties will include developing and maintaining an active and internationally recognized research program, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and advising graduate and undergraduate students. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a dedication to research and teaching.

Applicants should send their full curriculum vitae, a concise research and teaching vision statement, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jan Huissoon
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Email: mmechair@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2016 with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2017. The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario within five years of joining the University. The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Information about the Faculty, Department and Research Group can be found at www.eng.uwaterloo.ca, www.mme.uwaterloo.ca and http://uwaterloo.ca/mechanical-mechatronics-engineering/research/fluid-mechanics-and-fire-behavior

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

“Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why.”

BIOMECHANICAL AND ASSISTIVE ROBOTICS

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a tenure-track position in Biomechanical and Assistive Robotics. Candidates will be considered at all levels, though preference will be given to individuals applying at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor levels.   

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering or a similar discipline. Duties will include developing and maintaining an active and internationally recognized research program, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and advising graduate and undergraduate students. Applicants should have demonstrated research strength in Biomechanical, Biomedical, and/or Assistive Robotics, including, but not limited to, interests in exoskeletons, rehabilitation robots, human-robot interaction, and/or collaborative robots. Applicants must have a commitment to establishing a multi-disciplinary collaborative program, and have excellent communication skills and a dedication to both teaching and research.

Applicants should send their full curriculum vitae, a concise research and teaching vision statement, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jan Huissoon
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Email: mmechair@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2016, with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2017. The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within five years of joining the University. The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000 CAD. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Information about the Faculty, Department and Research Group can be found at www.eng.uwaterloo.ca, www.mme.uwaterloo.ca and https://uwaterloo.ca/mechanical-mechatronics-engineering/research/automation-and-controls-research.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

“Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.”

MATERIALS AND WELDING METALLURGY

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo invites applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank with research interests in materials and welding engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the general areas of phase transformations, physical metallurgy and material properties as applied to welding and joining and related manufacturing processes. A strong background in experimental methods in materials science would be an asset. Materials Engineering and Processing is a part of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at Waterloo and this creates unique opportunities for multi-disciplinary research collaborations. It is expected that the applicant will work closely with our NSERC/TransCanada Industrial Research Chair in Welding & Joining for Energy Infrastructure. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, and hold a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or a closely related discipline with relevant experience, potential or proven ability for excellence in teaching and research. Duties will include teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in a Cooperative Education Program, supervising graduate and undergraduate student research, and undertaking an active research program. 

Applicants should send their full curriculum vitae, a concise research and teaching vision statement, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jan Huissoon
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada  N2L 3G1
Email: mmechair@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be accepted until July 22, 2016 with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2017. The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario within five years of joining the University. The annual salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Information about the Faculty, Department and Research Group can be found at https://uwaterloo.ca/engineering , https://uwaterloo.ca/mechanical-mechatronics-engineering,and at  https://uwaterloo/mechanical-mechatronics-engineering/research/materials-engineering-and-processing.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

“Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo/faculty-association/why-waterloo

Institute for Quantum Computing

COHERENT CONTROL OF QUANTUM DEVICES - RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant Professor position in the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and any department in the Faculties of Engineering and Science. The IQC is a collaborative research institute focused on realizing quantum technologies including sensors, actuators, quantum communication, and information processors. Membership in IQC is renewable, with an initial appointment of 3 years. Only those candidates whose research program directly connects with the goals and ongoing research in IQC will be considered. Information about research at IQC can be found at https://uwaterloo.ca/iqc/research.

A PhD and significant evidence of excellence in research in quantum information science and technology are required. Responsibilities include development coherent control methods, exploration of new methods for efficient Hamiltonian finding and application of small quantum processors to improve control methods for quantum computing. The position requires effectively engaging with experimental groups and building ties and collaborations with industry in the area of quantum devices. Based on qualifications a salary range of $80,000 to $90,000 will be considered. Exceptionally qualified candidates, negotiation beyond the salary range noted will be taken into account. Effective date of appointment is negotiable. The position is funded as a member of Professor David Cory¹s Canadian Excellence Research Chair (CERC).

The University of Waterloo is host to the Institute for Quantum Computing. At present, IQC has a complement of 22 faculty members (growing to 33) from the Faculties of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. Interested individuals should upload their application via the faculty application form at: https://uwaterloo.ca/iqc/positions.

The application review process will begin on October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Three reasons to apply:  https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo

RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant Professor position in the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and any department in the Faculties of Mathematics, Engineering and Science. The IQC is a collaborative research institute focused on quantum information, science and technology. Membership in IQC is a five-year appointment, subject to re-evaluation after three years taking into consideration performance and availability of funding. Only those candidates whose research program directly connects with the goals and ongoing research at IQC will be considered. Information about research at IQC can be found at http://uwaterloo.ca/iqc/research.

A PhD and significant evidence of excellence in research in quantum information science and technology are required. Based on qualifications a salary range of $70,000 to $90,000 will be considered. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Effective date of appointment is negotiable.

The University of Waterloo is host to the Institute for Quantum Computing. At present, IQC has a complement of 25 faculty members (growing to 33) from the Faculties of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. Interested individuals should upload their application via the faculty application form at: http://uwaterloo.ca/iqc/positions.

The application review process will begin on January 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Systems Design

LECTURER

The Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo offers undergraduate programs in Systems Design Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and is a partner in the Mechatronics Engineering program. The programs are highly interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on analysis, design, and creativity. The support of our programs will require unique, talented educators who are passionate about teaching and learning. The department is committed to providing an outstanding educational experience for its undergraduate students, leading these students to become engineering practitioners, researchers, and entrepreneurs.

The department has embraced the assessment of Graduate Attributes as one means of continuous improvement of its undergraduate engineering programs. As part of this commitment, the department is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Graduate Attributes Lecturer to lead this process. The lecturer is expected to have demonstrated a commitment to high quality engineering education pedagogy, particularly multi-disciplinary expertise and experience in Engineering design. Applicants must hold a PhD in Engineering, and commit to becoming registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario within three years of appointment. The initial appointment is for three years, and it is expected that candidates demonstrating excellent performance will be considered for promotion to appointment as Continuing Lecturer.

The position entails four primary responsibilities: the development of graduate attributes and associated assessment, the coordination of the undergraduate accreditation process, the development of interdisciplinary curricular material, and a partial teaching load in Engineering fundamentals. This is one of six such positions across the Faculty of Engineering and it is expected that the successful candidate will work collaboratively with the other Lecturers and the Associate Dean of Cooperative Education and Professional Affairs in a faculty-wide committee.

This position requires a willingness to be involved in student outreach activities, and an interest in knowing and engaging students so as to guide them to good learning strategies and to help them realize their full potential. The successful candidate must have strong communication and leadership skills and be committed to professional development and community building. Over time, there may exist opportunities to serve in other capacities, to teach at other levels in the academic programs, or to supervise undergraduate student projects.

Please submit the application with a statement of teaching interests and goals, per the instructions at Systems Design Open Positions. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview. Applications should be submitted to Ms. V. Lawrence, preferably via email to vlawrence@uwaterloo.ca, otherwise by mail to the Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1.

Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2016. The appointment is subject to the availability of funds; the salary range for this lecturer position is $80,000 to $110,000, depending on experience. The preferred starting date will be February 1, 2017.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo

LECTURER

The Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo offers undergraduate programs in Systems Design Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and is a partner in the Mechatronics Engineering program. The programs are highly interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on analysis, design, and creativity. The support of our programs will require unique, talented educators who are passionate about teaching and learning. The department is committed to providing an outstanding educational experience for its undergraduate students, leading these students to become engineering practitioners, researchers, and entrepreneurs.

The department seeks applications for a faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. The initial appointment is for three years, renewable for another three, and it is expected that candidates demonstrating outstanding performance will be considered for promotion to appointment as Continuing Lecturer. The lecturer is expected to have multi-disciplinary expertise, someone who can comfortably teach many of the engineering fundamentals courses in our undergraduate curriculum, including courses in engineering science and design, physics, numerical methods, and engineering economics to Biomedical and Systems Design students. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in engineering and must be eligible for registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and commit to registering within three years.

Besides assigned teaching tasks, the successful candidate will mentor undergraduate students in the first-year program, helping students with the crucial transition from high school to a co-operative university education, and providing a friendly, helpful, respected point of contact with the department. This position requires a willingness to be involved in student outreach activities, an interest in engaging with students to help them to improve their learning strategies and to realize their full potential. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills and be committed to professional development and community building. The expected teaching load is 6 courses per year, with regular non-teaching terms of four-month duration every two years for scholarly rejuvenation and development activities. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated exceptional teaching skills.

Please submit with the application a statement of teaching interests and goals, per the instructions at Systems Design Open Positions. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview. Applications should be forwarded to Ms. V. Lawrence, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1, or by email to vlawrence@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be received until a closing date of February 1, 2017. The salary range for this lecturer position is $80,000 to $110,000, depending on experience. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. The appointment is subject to the availability of funds, with a preferred starting date of May 1, 2017.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why

BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS

The Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo offers programs in Systems Design Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and is a partner in the Mechatronics Engineering program. The programs are highly interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on analysis, design, and creativity. Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates must possess a PhD degree, preferably in engineering, and must be eligible for registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and commit to registering within three years.

We are seeking a candidate in Biomedical Engineering, with a focus on Biodevices (biomedical sensors, biomedical instruments, miniaturized devices, therapeutic devices, Bio-MEMS, assistive devices, implants, prostheses). The successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students, to develop a leading-edge research program, and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in engineering science and engineering design fundamentals with biomedical applications.

Our departmental philosophy is to take an integrative and multidisciplinary approach to creative problem solving, modeling, and design; thus enthusiasm is encouraged for collaborative and interdisciplinary research within the Department, Faculty, University, and world-wide. We seek individuals who have developed or who have the capability to develop robust and sustained externally-funded research programs that complement existing strengths in the Department and Faculty.

Please submit with the application a statement of teaching interests and goals, per the instructions at Systems Design Open Positions. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview. Applications should be forwarded to Ms. V. Lawrence, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1, or by email to vlawrence@uwaterloo.ca.

Applications will be received until a closing date of March 1, 2017. The salary range for this tenure-track position is $100,000 to $150,000, depending on experience. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The appointment is subject to the availability of funds, with a preferred starting date of May or September 2017.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why

HUMAN FACTORS

The Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo offers programs in Systems Design Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and is a partner in the Mechatronics Engineering program.  The programs are highly interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on analysis, design, and creativity.  Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in Systems Design Engineering at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  Candidates must possess a PhD degree, preferably in engineering, and must be eligible for registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and commit to registering within three years. 

We are seeking a candidate in Human Factors Engineering, with a solid background in human factors approaches and methods including modeling, human performance measurement, experiment design, simulation and product design.  Applications of interest include, but are not limited to, human interaction with automation, human-robot interaction, interaction with autonomous vehicles, neuroergonomics, and human factors in healthcare.  The successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students, to develop a leading-edge research program, and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in human factors and engineering fundamentals.

Our departmental philosophy is to take an integrative and multidisciplinary approach to creative problem solving, modeling, and design; thus enthusiasm is encouraged for collaborative and interdisciplinary research within the Department, Faculty, University, and world-wide in both academic and industry sectors. We seek individuals who have developed or who have the capability to develop robust and sustained externally-funded research programs that complement existing strengths in the Department and Faculty.

Please submit with the application a statement of teaching interests and goals, per the instructions at Systems Design Open Positions.  Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview.  Applications should be forwarded to Ms. Vicky Lawrence, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1, preferably by email to vlawrence@uwaterloo.ca

Applications will be received until a closing date of March 15, 2017.  The salary range for this tenure-track position is $100,000 to $150,000, depending on experience.  Negotiations beyond this salary range may be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.  The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The appointment has a preferred starting date of May or September 2017.

Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why