Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE), Engineering Design
Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science, and earth and atmospheric science. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity. We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology-enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/
The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE) invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Engineering Design to commence July 1, 2018. The ideal candidate will have research expertise in the subject areas of Engineering Science, Systems Engineering or Space Engineering, and we will consider applicants who specialize in experimental, theoretical or modelling aspects. Research that would compliment current activity in the department are engineering design, space systems, space communications, space robotics, and systems engineering. Candidates must have a strong commitment to research and teaching and have a PhD degree in Engineering Science, Systems Engineering, Space Engineering or a related field.
The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence in leadership, teaching and scholarly research and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering offers undergraduate (BEng and BSc) and graduate (MSc and PhD) programs in Geomatics Engineering, Space Engineering, Geomatics Science, Space Science, and Atmospheric Science that develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving abilities needed for current and future technical leadership roles in industry, government and academia.
Further information about the Lassonde School of Engineering, with departmental link for the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering can be found at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.
Applicants should complete the online application process at https://lassonde.fluidreview.com/. A complete on-line application shall include a cover letter indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered, a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, and names and contact information (full mailing address, phone number, e-mail address) of three people who have agreed to provide reference letters. Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2017.
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