[robotics-worldwide] tenure track faculty position - University of Toronto

Y. Sun sun at mie.utoronto.ca
Tue Oct 23 08:52:51 PDT 2007

Dear Colleagues: 

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for an academic tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Mechatronics.  

Candidates must have effective teaching ability and will be expected to make a major contribution to the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Mechatronics. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong and independent research program in a complementary research area; the Department encourages applications that support one of the key focal points of our Strategic Plan: Alternative energy systems, manufacturing, and biomedical engineering. Applicants must have a doctoral degree, an outstanding academic record and be prepared to obtain registration as a professional engineer.  A minimum of 1-2 years of postdoctoral experience in a research setting would be a strong asset.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.  Approximate start date is July 1, 2008.  

Applicants should include in their responses:  a detailed curriculum vitae, a clear statement of their specific teaching and research interests, and the names of three persons able to provide references in support of their application.  

Letters of application should be addressed to: Chair, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G8.  The closing date for all applications to be received is November 30, 2007.  

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Prof. Yu Sun
Advanced Micro and Nanosystems Laboratory
Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Inst. of Biomaterials and Biomedical Eng. (jointly appointed)
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Eng. (jointly appointed)
University of Toronto, Canada
Tel: (416)946-0549
Fax: (416)978-7753
E-mail: sun at mie.utoronto.ca
Lab: http://amnl.mie.utoronto.ca
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