Career Opportunities

Assistant Teaching Professor in Sustainable Design Engineering

Deadline (Review)/Date limite (Revue) 31 Oct 2018 (Posted: 3 Aug 2018)
Organization/Organisation Unversity of Victoria
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The Faculty of Engineering is seeking outstanding candidates for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Sustainable Design Engineering. The successful candidate will have an initial three-year appointment starting July 1, 2019 and will be eligible for a continuing appointment. The appointee will contribute to design education across the faculty and is expected to become a faculty member in the department that is best aligned with their academic background and experience. The Faculty of Engineering includes the departments of Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, as well as the interdepartmental Software and Biomedical Engineering programs.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years industrial or academic experience in engineering design. Experience in a technology area of interest to the faculty, for example power systems, smart grids, building science, software development, infrastructure, or biomedical engineering would be an asset; multi-disciplinary experience is also desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level, including lecture courses and first and upper year engineering design courses, to engage in scholarship related to engineering or computer science education, to participate actively in outreach and recruitment activities and to participate in the academic affairs of the university. First year engineering design courses, common to all engineering disciplines, focus on design, communication and professional practice. and

The minimum qualification is a Masters degree. Candidates must be registered as a professional engineer in BC or be eligible for and committed to registration. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in an engineering discipline, together with excellent verbal and written communication, and experience working in collaboration with colleagues with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds.

The University of Victoria is situated in an attractive location on southern Vancouver Island in the city of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. The University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Canada with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching.
Faculty positions at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (

Applications should include, in a single PDF, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives and interests, and the names, addresses, telephone number, and email addresses of at least four referees. Applications should be submitted electronically by October 31, 2018 at addressed to:

Dr. LillAnne Jackson
Chair of Search Committee, Faculty of Engineering
University of Victoria PO Box 1700, Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 2Y2

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The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada are requested to self-identify themselves in their application.

Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Pamela Richards, Director, Faculty Relations, in the Office of the VP Academic and Provost at 250-721-7010 or Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Indicate potential home department
  • Four References (no actual letters, just names and email addresses)
And anything else requested in the position description.


Department of Civil Engineering
Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) 304
PO Box 1700 Stn CSC
Victoria, British Columbia Canada

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