Faculty Opening in Thermal Engineering - University of Waterloo

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications from exceptional scholars and researchers for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with research interest in Thermal Engineering with an anticipated start date in March 2022

The Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering group is an integral part of the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering program, and this creates unique opportunities for multidisciplinary research collaborations. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent discipline. Strong communication skills and a desire to teach heat transfer and thermodynamics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels are required. Evidence of potential for developing an active research program with an emphasis on Thermal Engineering is also required.  Duties will include developing and maintaining an active and internationally recognized research program and the supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. Applicants whose research activities compliment and strengthen existing strengths within the Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering Group will be considered favorably including energy and alternative energy systems, combustion and propulsion, and fundamental heat transfer studies.

The salary range for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor is $100,000 to $150,000 CAD. Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2021.  The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada, or to apply for a Canadian engineering license within the first year of joining the university, and must be registered as a Professional Engineer within 5 years from the start of their appointment.

To apply, individuals are to complete an online application form that includes uploading a single pdf containing: a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, concise 1-page research vision (short term and long term vision) and 1-page teaching vision statements (qualification, methods, and topics), and copies of the 3 publications related to the previously described research. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview.

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