Tenure-Track, Tenured Faculty Position Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Tenure-Track, Tenured Faculty Position
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Queen’s University at Kingston
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University invites applications for two Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in: Software Engineering, Software Analytics, Software Testing, Computer Systems and Software, Cybersecurity, Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing, Fog and Edge Computing, and Software Defined Networking. We will also consider exceptional candidates in cross disciplinary areas related to computer engineering and communication systems. The preferred start date is July 1, 2019.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a related discipline completed at the start date of the appointment. Licensure as a Professional Engineer in Canada, or eligibility to acquire licensure in Canada, is a requirement. The main criteria for selection are research and teaching excellence while Postdoctoral or industrial experience will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centered environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Queen’s University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities with a global reputation and is a recognized leader in Canadian higher education. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is medium-sized with 26 full-time and 8 cross-appointed faculty, 470 undergraduate students, and 170 graduate students. The department offers undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral Programs in electrical and computer engineering and has recently launched a unique entrepreneurial engineering program referred to as ECE Innovation Stream, ECEi.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is home to Queen’s Centre for
Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePOWER) and has connections to a number
of multi-disciplinary Centres such as: Canadian Microelectronics Corporation (CMC),
Nanofabrication Kingston, Human Mobility Research Centre, Green Centre Canada,
Innovation Park, and Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Connector.
Queen’s historic campus is located in the heart of the vibrant Kingston community in the
Thousand Islands region of South Eastern Ontario. Queen’s is positioned centrally with
respect to three major metropolitan areas: Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. Additional
information about Queen’s University, which may be of interest to prospective faculty
members, can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrecruitment.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to
employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from
women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ
persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with
Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of
Canada will be given priority.
To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information
about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent
residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship,
however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a
Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada” OR, “I am not a Canadian
citizen/permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information
will be deemed incomplete.
A complete application consists of:
• a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian
citizenship/permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
• a current curriculum vitae;
• a statement of research interests;
• a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and
evaluations if available);
• three sample publications; and,
• the names and contact information of three referees.
Applicants are requested to send their application package electronically as a single
PDF file to the Department Head, Prof. Michael Greenspan at email@example.com
with the following subject line: Application for Faculty Positions. The deadline for
applications is December 17, 2018; however, applications will continue to be reviewed
until the position has been filled.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with
disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility
needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Ms.
Cheryl Wright in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.
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