[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] 2 Tenure-track positions in Mechatronics at the University of Ontario Inst. of Technology - Canada

carlos.rossa carlos.rossa at uoit.ca
Tue Nov 6 08:58:43 PST 2018


The *University of Ontario Institute Technology* (UOIT), located in Oshawa,
Ontario, Canada, advances the discovery and application of knowledge through
a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs
responsive to the needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century
workplace. UOIT promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and
integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the
classroom. We invite you to consider joining UOIT’s globally trained faculty
as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning
environment and delivering innovative research.

The Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
invites applications, from qualified individuals, for *two tenure-track or
tenured positions *at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the
area of *Mechatronics Engineering*, with preferred research expertise in one
of the following areas: sensor and embedded systems; autonomous systems with
a focus on autonomous vehicles; artificial intelligence with applications in
mechatronic systems; or collaborative robotics. These positions are subject
to budgetary approval, and would start on July 1, 2019 or as soon as they
are filled.

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The successful candidates will be expected to conduct active and innovative
research programs and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In
keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing laptop
computers and wireless technology, UOIT seeks faculty who strive to explore
and develop new pedagogies. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in the area of
Mechatronics Engineering or a related field; a strong academic background;
an established record of excellence in innovative and experimental research
leading to peer assessed publications; and be registered, or eligible for
and committed to registration, as a Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Candidates must also demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching
contributions.  In addition, candidates should possess excellent English
language skills demonstrating an ability to ensure strong, two-way
communications on an ongoing basis that contribute to
collaborative/collegial relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the
community at large.

The successful candidates will be expected to follow a 40% research, 40%
teaching and 20% service workload each year.

The Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
(AMME) offers a stand-alone honours undergraduate degree in Mechatronics
Engineering, in addition to honours undergraduate degrees in Automotive
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with Energy
specialization, and Manufacturing Engineering. Also offered are degrees in
Engineering and Management for each of these programs. The Department offers
Master’s (MASc and MEng) and PhD programs in Mechanical Engineering (with
various specializations), Automotive Engineering (MASc, MEng), and a
graduate program (MEng) in Engineering Management. The Department is
committed to excellence and innovation in interdisciplinary teaching and
research, which is relevant to the needs of society and our surroundings.
The Department promotes these ideals by emphasizing the integration of
knowledge and technology to provide learning and research opportunities for
students.

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These positions fall within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT
Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the
collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty
Association.  The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources
section of our website. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience
and annual salary increases are administered as per the terms outlined in
the tenured and tenure-track collective agreement.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 or until suitable
candidates are found. Applicants should submit in electronic format (as a
single pdf file), a covering letter; a curriculum vitae including a list of
publications; a statement of teaching interests/experience; an outline of
their present research program; a brief future research plan; and the names
of three referees through the link at the bottom of this posting.

UOIT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from
qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Indigenous
peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be
given priority.

Job Location
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada





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