Assistant Professor in the Field of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineer (36-Month LTA)

Job Reference #: 002071LT36-2018-MAME

Deadline Date: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 23:45

The University of Windsor’s Department of Mechanical Automotive Materials Engineering (MAME) invites applications for a Limited Term 36-month Assistant Professor position in the area of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, commencing September 1st, 2018.  The initial appointment is for three years and based on satisfactory performance could be further renewed. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Located at one of Canada’s major international intersections, the University of Windsor, considered to be Canada’s most personal comprehensive university, plays a leading role in the future of the region and the province of Ontario.  Furthermore, the Faculty of Engineering with over 1500 undergraduate and over 1600 graduate students, is a thriving program within the University with strong connections to the community and industry. The Faculty of Engineering has a strong commitment to high quality research and in its $120M new home, the Ed Lumley Center for Engineering Innovation (CEI) offers an excellent environment for teaching and research. For further information about MAME, visit our website at

The successful candidate must have broad and interdisciplinary teaching and research interests with demonstrated expertise in the area of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. MAME is particularly interested in candidates with proven expertise in one or more of these areas: Smart Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing and Management Engineering.  Individuals with a Ph.D. in Industrial/Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching are encouraged to apply. While this is primarily a teaching position and the successful candidate is expected to teach five courses per year covering the aforementioned topics in our graduate and undergraduate programs, some level of applied research activity is also expected. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to teach on weekends (Friday night and all day Saturday). Registration or eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is a must. This normally requires an undergraduate engineering degree from an accredited/recognized university.

Application Requirements

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio demonstrating a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at;
  • a concise statement of teaching and research interests;
  • a sample of published research papers; and
  • four (4) names and contact information of potential referees who could provide letters of reference.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of June 15, 2018. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee. 

When completing the online application, please reference: Position Number: 002071LT36-2018-MAME

Questions to be directed to:
Dr. Bruce Minaker, Acting Head, Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4,

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students.  We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility ( All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.