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Mechatronics Engineering

Job ID40-2D-20-D8-10-6D
CompanyWestern University
LocationLondon
ProvinceOntario
Date Posted2022-03-09
Posted Until2022-09-05
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEngineering
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Description
Applications are invited for one (1) exceptional candidate in the area of Mechatronics in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, effective July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicants will receive a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications and experience in teaching and research

We are seeking energetic and dynamic candidates who will be able to contribute substantially to the teaching and research efforts of the Department in the area of mechatronics. Candidates with expertise in all areas of mechatronics will be considered, including autonomous vehicles, space robotics, surgical robotics, rehabilitation, advanced manufacturing and agriculture.

For a probationary appointment, successful candidates will have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering, or relevant similar field, demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in research, including evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates independent research potential leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding. Recent investment through a partnership between Bell Canada and Western will see the creation of an advanced 5G research centre that will enable Western to become a "living lab" for shaping smart cities and communication systems. Candidates with research interests that will allow the expanded use of this resource are encouraged to apply. Candidates should provide evidence of teaching at the university level and will be expected to teach a variety of fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, including mechatronic design, as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization. In addition, candidates are expected to supervise graduate students and participate in other educational and professional activities including administrative duties within the Department, Faculty and University. The ability to become eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario is required for this appointment.

Situated along the banks of the Thames River in picturesque London, Ontario, a city with a population of approximately 350,000, Western University is a prominent academic institution routinely ranked as a top research-intensive university in Canada and is committed to excel as a leading research institution internationally. Western University has a full-time enrolment of about 32,000 students in a range of academic and professional programs. Further information about Western can be found at http://www.uwo.ca/, the Faculty of Engineering at http://www.eng.uwo.ca/, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (http://www.eng.uwo.ca/electrical/). Western Engineering's Mission, Vision and Values can be found at http://www.eng.uwo.ca/faculty_staff/img/Values_Mission_Statement.pdf. Western's Recruitment & Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (http://www.eng.uwo.ca/electrical/) is one of the six academic Units in the Faculty of Engineering (http://www.eng.uwo.ca) at Western University. Faculty and staff in the department support and foster the educational and research pursuits of undergraduate and graduate engineering students, while providing the best student experience. The Department offers degrees in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering and Mechatronic Systems Engineering. Our internationally recognized faculty include two Canada Research Chairs (Tier I), one Canada Research Chair (Tier II) and one NSERC-UNENE Industrial Research Chair. We have thriving research groups in software engineering, mechatronics, biomedical engineering, communications and
power systems. Our vision is to be recognized as one of the top five research intensive departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Canada.

If you share our commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and are eager to pursue a rewarding academic career, please send (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, (ii) a description of teaching experience and philosophy, (iii) a brief description of your current research program, accomplishments, and future plans, (iv) copies of representative publications, and (v) the names of three referees. Applications should be sent to: Dr. K.A. McIsaac, Chair c/o Michelle Wagler, Administrative Officer Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, TEB279 Western University 1151 Richmond Street North London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9 Email: ecechair@uwo.ca

Consideration of applications will commence on March 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please ensure that the form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf is completed and included in your application submission.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Michelle Wagler by phone at 519661-2111 extension 81257.

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Start DateJuly 1, 2022
CredentialsPhD
LanguagesEnglish
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