Instructor I, Instructor II or Senior Instructor

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Price Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time two-year term position at the rank of Instructor I, Instructor II or Senior Instructor in Mechanical Engineering (Position #30593). The starting date is July 15th, 2021 or a date mutually agreed upon. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in thermodynamics, and two or more of the following areas: a) dynamics,  b) kinematics and c) vibrations.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s or Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Current registration with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba as Engineering Intern or P.Eng. is required. Undergraduate teaching experience and demonstrated training will be an asset. Candidates with three or more years of mechanical engineering experience will be preferred.

The successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to teach effectively, be a passionate, dynamic and inspirational teacher, and possess excellent written communication skills.

Duties include teaching and service.

Teaching duties will include the following:

  • To teach five undergraduate course sections in each academic year (September to August).
  • To train, supervise and evaluate teaching assistants.
  • To participate in course and curriculum development.
  • To develop and coordinate the laboratory components of courses as required.

The service component may include service and administrative duties within the Department, the Faculty and the University, and in the community. In particular, the successful candidate will participate in initiatives related to undergraduate instruction and accreditation. This position has no research duties.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering ( has twenty-five faculty members, twelve support staff, and approximately five hundred undergraduate and one hundred and ten graduate students.

The University of Manitoba is a research-intensive university. From its two campuses in Winnipeg, the university serves all parts of the Province, including inner city and suburban areas, rural and northern communities, and attracts students from all population groups and walks of life.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Review of applications will begin June 27, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of engineering practice expertise and undergraduate teaching interests, teaching evaluations if available, and names and contacts of three references. Please submit your application by email to . Please combine all documents in one Adobe Acrobat (pdf) file and indicate the position #30593 on all correspondence.

Please direct all enquiries about this search to the Search Committee Chair:

David Kuhn, PhD, P.Eng.
Professor and Head,
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.