University of Victoria, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position ID:UVic-Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering-ATPDESIGN [#12833]
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor in Design Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Victoria, British Columbia V8W2Y2, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Electrical and Computer Engineering / All areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Appl Deadline:2019/01/07help popup* finished (2018/11/21, finished 2019/07/14, listed until 2019/05/21)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Teaching Professor in Design Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering is seeking outstanding candidates for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Design Engineering. The successful candidate will have an initial three-year appointment and will be eligible for a continuing appointment. The appointee will contribute to design education across the faculty and is expected to become a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

The candidate will have at least two years industrial experience in engineering design. Experience in a technology area of interest to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, for example power systems, electrical machines, renewable energy or biomedical engineering would be an asset; multidisciplinary experience is also desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level, including lecture-based and project-based first and upper year engineering design courses, to engage in scholarship related to engineering education and to participate in the academic affairs of the university. First year design courses, common to all engineering disciplines, focus on design, communication and professional practice: and The appointee will also be expected to actively engage in recruitment and outreach activities of the Department.

The minimum qualifications are a Masters degree in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related discipline and registration as a professional engineer in B.C. or eligibility for and commitment to registration. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in an electrical engineering discipline, together with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and experience working in collaboration with colleagues with both engineering and non-engineering backgrounds.

The University of Victoria is situated in an attractive location in southern Vancouver Island in the city of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. The University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Canada with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

Applications should include, in a single PDF: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives, and the names, addresses, telephone number, and email addresses of at least four referees. Candidates should also include a statement if they are either a Canadian Permanent Resident or Citizen. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Applications should be submitted electronically by January 7, 2019 at addressed to

Dr. Michael McGuire Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 2Y2

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The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

Faculty positions at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association ( Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact the Faculty Relations and Academic Administration at Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence. The University of Victoria 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.

The University of Victoria Campus is located on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples and we are privileged to do our work in a way that is inspired by their history, customs and culture.

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Further Info:
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2Y2

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