[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position at the University of Waterloo in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Stephen Smith stephen.smith at uwaterloo.ca
Tue Nov 4 12:00:45 PST 2014

The University of Waterloo's Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering has an opening for a tenure-track/tenured position in the broad
area of Mechatronics and Systems Control, including Robotics.

The full posting can be accessed at

Stephen L. Smith



The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of
Waterloo is seeking an exceptional candidate for a tenure-track/tenured
position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, in the
broad area of mechatronics and systems control beginning May 2015. The
applicant should have a strong record of high quality research, and,
ideally, expertise in a significant application area.

The applicant should have earned a doctoral degree in electrical and
computer engineering or a closely related discipline, and should have
expertise in mechatronics and systems control.

Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level,
and supervision of graduate students.  Based on qualifications and the rank
hired at, an annual salary will range from $100,000 to $150,000.  For
exceptionally qualified candidates a higher annual salary will be

The Department currently has more than 85 faculty members and is in the
process of expanding to more than 90 faculty members, making it one of the
largest ECE departments in Canada. The graduate programs of the Department
attract outstanding Canadian and international applicants, with an
enrolment of more than 600 graduate students. The undergraduate programs in
computer engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering (offered
jointly with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science),
mechatronics engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering and Systems Design Engineering), and
nanotechnology engineering (offered jointly with the Departments of
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering) draw the top students from across

The University of Waterloo has been named the "Best Overall" university by
reputation in Canada; researchers benefit from close connections with many
high-technology companies in the Waterloo area and from the very generous
intellectual property policy of the University, which vests the rights with
the inventor. The University is located in the attractive two-university
community of the Region of Waterloo (population of 450,000) in southwestern
Ontario. The city of Toronto is within easy driving distance, as are the
many recreational opportunities offered by the Great Lakes and numerous
provincial and national parks.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, statements of
teaching and research interests, and the names of at least three references
to the Faculty Search Coordinator via the online system at


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority.  The University of Waterloo encourages
applications from all qualified individuals, members of visible minorities,
native peoples, and persons with disabilities.  Only candidates licensed as
a P.Eng. in the Province of Ontario, or eligible to be licensed as a
P.Eng.in <http://p.eng.in/> the Province of Ontario within the first 3
years of employment, will be considered.

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