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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We are particularly interested in the areas of mechatronics, robotics, automation and instrumentation. McGill is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, attracting over one-half billion dollars in competitive research funding each year.  It has been consistently ranked in the top 25 universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys.  Successful candidates will play leading roles in maintaining McGill’s international reputation of excellence in research and teaching. 

The Department is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate and graduate programs in Mechanical Engineering and values service contributions of its Faculty members to the University, the profession and society at large.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., preferably with a first degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering, and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Evidence of outstanding research achievements, or research potential, is indispensable. Preferred qualifications include dedication to an environment that supports diversity of population and perspectives. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required.

Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filed. Interested candidates should submit applications which include their resume, a statement of teaching and research interests, names and addresses of three referees, and copies of recent publications to:

Professor Meyer Nahon

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University

817 Sherbrooke Street West MD270

Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0C3 Canada

E-mail (preferred): facultysearch.mecheng@mcgill.ca  

Web site: http://www.mcgill.ca/mecheng/

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COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND DIVERSITY

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.