Applications are invited from exceptional candidates for the proposed position of NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Spine and Trauma Biomechanics and Mechatronics in the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, effective July 1,
For a probationary appointment, successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. degree in the appropriate Engineering field, or a closely related discipline, demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in research, including evidence of
For a tenured appointment, successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. degree in the appropriate Engineering field, provide evidence of excellence in research and impact through publications in the highest quality journals, and have an established internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program, with evidence of interdisciplinary collaborations. An exceptional profile with respect to teaching and training of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels is also required.
The Faculty of Engineering at Western University, in collaboration with Medtronic as the industrial partner, seeks an energetic and dynamic candidate who will be able to contribute to research and teaching efforts as well as other aspects of academic service. Qualified applicants must have a
The appointment is contingent upon the successful award from the NSERC Industrial Research Chair program (www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/CFS-PCP/IRC-PCI_eng.asp). The criteria for that program include (but are not limited to): proposal must be in an area of high priority for both the university and the industrial partner, and candidates must have (a) demonstrated exceptional promise relative to their peers in their field of research, (b) demonstrated the capacity to conduct a significant independent research activity, (c) a significant publication and Highly Qualified Personnel training record, and (d) the ability to interact with industry and nurture partnerships. The Industrial Research Chair application to NSERC will be developed as a joint effort between the University, the industrial partner, and the successful candidate. Situated along the banks of the Thames River in picturesque London, Ontario, a city with a population of approximately 350,000, Western University is a prominent academic institution routinely ranked as a top research-intensive university in Canada and is committed to excel as a leading research institution internationally. Western University has a
Please send (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, (ii) a description of teaching experience and philosophy, (iii) a brief description of your current research program, accomplishments, and future plans, (iv) copies of representative publications, and (v) the names of three refereesApplications should be sent to:
Dr. A. G. Straatman, Chair
c/o Karen Henry, Administrative Officer
Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9
Consideration of applications will commence on February 28,
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons,
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Chris