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Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Mechanical Engineering

Employer: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia

Closing Date: 28/02/2022

Location: Vancouver

Job Description:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) invites applications for up to 2 tenuretrack Assistant Professor positions in the areas of Renewable Energy Systems (renewable energy conversion, energy technologies) and/or Design in Dynamic, Evolving Built Environments (modeling, measurement, analysis & design in areas such as health & the environment, smart mobility or localized manufacturing). Appointment at the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor may be considered for qualified cases.

The University’s President’s Academic Excellence Initiative (PAEI) in the Faculty of Applied Science aims to build a crossdisciplinary community of scholars in two interdisciplinary areas: 1) “Revolution in the Cycle: Transforming the Product Lifecycle for Global Good” and 2) “Healthy, Equitable, Adaptive Cities & Communities”. For more details, see

Applicants must hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline, and should demonstrate 1) clear potential to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program aligned with and contributing to the PAEI and 2) excellence in teaching. Applicants must also be eligible to obtain a full or limited license with Engineers and Geoscientists BC within 5 years of appointment. In addition to developing excellence in research, successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise and mentor Master’s and Ph.D. students, and provide service to the University and the community.

Interested applicants should submit a single PDF file including a cover letter, CV, list of four references, and research, teaching, and diversity statements.

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All applications received by February 28, 2022 will receive full consideration. The position(s) will remain open until filled.