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36-Month Term Position - Department of Engineering - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Date of Posting: 
October 9, 2013
Department of Engineering - Faculty of Science
36-Month Term Position

 The UPEI Department of Engineering invites applications for one 36 month term contract commencing in January 1st, 2014. Appointment is expected at the Assistant or Associate Professor level depending on the qualifications of the candidates. This position is subject to budgetary approval. UPEI currently offers a two-year diploma program in Engineering and is a member of the Dalhousie Associated University System. This allows our students to be admitted into one of nine engineering disciplines at Dalhousie or the University of New Brunswick following completion of the diploma program. The UPEI engineering diploma program is project-based with a professional development and industry sponsored design component in every semester. UPEI is currently in the process of developing a degree option in Engineering Design with focus areas in mechatronics, sustainable energy and bioresources. The successful candidate for this position will be involved in the planning and implementation of this new degree program and will be expected to teach in several areas including courses in materials, strength of materials, dynamics, system dynamics, kinematics & dynamics of machines, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering and a proven track record in University teaching, research and lab instruction. They must have strong communication and interpersonal skills and possess a team oriented outlook. Industrial design experience and/or an interest in experiential, activity-based and group teaching would be an asset. The successful candidate must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Prince Edward Island.

Application Instructions: 

Applicants must submit curriculum vitae, letter of application; research and teaching dossiers and three references to: Stephen Champion, Acting Chair Department of Engineering University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown PE Canada C1A 4P3 Telephone: (902) 566-0764 E-mail: Fax: (902) 894-2829 In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment. Closing date for applications is November 12, 2013, however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.