Electrical Engineering - Tenure track (2 positions)

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Communications and Controls

Do you love teaching and research? Do you want to work in a dynamic, team-oriented and progressive environment? Then you should join us at York University's Lassonde School of Engineering in Toronto, Canada. Our Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department encourages you to apply for one of two tenure-stream Electrical Engineering jobs:

  • Our priority areas are Communications or Controls domains, including application to computer vision and robotic systems (see below).
  • Exceptional applicants in other areas of EE will be considered.
  • One at the Assistant Professor rank and one at the Associate Professor rank.
  • A PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field required.
  • Starting date is July 1, 2018.

One of the positions is a Research Enhanced Faculty position in the field of computer vision and robotic systems, partially funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) Vision: Science to Application (VISTA) program http://vista.info.yorku.ca/. You will receive enhanced start-up funding, additional annual research funds, a reduced undergraduate teaching load, and competitive access to general VISTA research and training funds.

We are a creative and forward-thinking school. We support our new faculty in innovative ways. As a new faculty member, you will be expected to

  • teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels of our EE program;
  • demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching and scholarly research;
  • engage in curricular scholarship and innovation;
  • develop a unique, externally funded research program;
  • supervise graduate students;
  • be eligible to join our Faculty of Graduate Studies;
  • participate in new or existing partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions; a
  • demonstrate leadership or potential for leadership, and;
  • be licensed or successfully seek licensure as a Professional Engineer soon after joining us.

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 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the leading academic and research departments in Canada with more than 55 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 and our Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science can be found at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.

You should complete the online application process at https://lassonde.fluidreview.com/ Include a cover letter (indicating rank you wish to be considered for), a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, teaching, and curriculum development, three sample research publications, as well as the names and contact information for three references. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2017.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.  York University is an Affirmative Action employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The Affirmative Action Program, which applies to women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and people with disabilities can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/ or by calling the AA office at 416.736.5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. York acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and encourages applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions may have had on their record of research achievement. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.