Electrical Engineering Associate/Assistant

Lassonde School of Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, is seeking three outstanding candidates, one at the rank of Associate Professor in the area of Electric Power Engineering and two at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering or Micro/Nanoelectronics, but exceptional applicants from other areas in Electrical Engineering may also be considered. Appointments are to commence on July 1, 2016.

For the position of Associate Professor in Electric Power Engineering, research specializations of interest include, but are not limited to, the fields of 1) power systems dynamics and control; 2) applications of power electronics in smart grids; and 3) control of power electronic converters with possible applications to electric machines and motor drives, flexible AC transmission systems, renewable energy resources, energy storage systems, and microgrids.

For the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering, research specializations of interest include, but are not limited to, the field of biomedical micro-devices for healthcare applications including point-of-care diagnostics and subsequent treatments by focusing on 1) integrated biosensors; 2) implantable devices; and 3) emerging imaging systems.

For the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Micro/Nanoelectronics, research specializations of interest include, but are not limited to, the fields of 1) emerging integrated circuits, especially low power circuit design; 2) 3D integrated circuits; 3) printed and flexible electronics; and 4) novel devices for low power circuits.

Successful candidates will have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field, and a research record commensurate with rank. The successful candidates are 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 candidates will have the ability to participate in partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions, new or currently undertaken, and demonstrated expertise and leadership or the promise thereof in teaching and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The successful candidates shall also demonstrate their commitment to the engineering profession by being licensed as a Professional Engineer or by becoming licensed soon after appointment.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the leading academic and research departments in Canada with 45 research-active faculty members, offering a range of undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Digital Media, Computer Security, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Software Engineering, as well as research intensive MSc, MASc and PhD degrees. Further information about the Lassonde School of Engineering, with departmental link for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science can be found at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/

Applicants should complete the online application process at http://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 CV, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, and three reference letters.  Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2015.

 

About the Lassonde School of Engineering

Solving our greatest challenges takes more than technical talent alone. The world needs engineers with passion and perspective – or as we call them at the Lassonde School of Engineering: Renaissance EngineersTM. Lassonde School of Engineering graduates students who: *Think in big systems not little silos *Design with people in mind *Understand real world consequences

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering is a highly ambitious $250-million academic start-up at York University. The Lassonde School of Engineering currently offers 12 undergraduate programs in engineering, computer science and earth & space science with student numbers set to expand to 2,000 over the next five years. The School’s new home, with state of the art research and innovative teaching spaces, opens fall 2015.

Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.  York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community.  The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.