The Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of building science. The appointment is expected to begin on January 1, 2021, or soon thereafter.
Candidates must have a PhD in civil engineering, or a related discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates who have a background in building science and demonstrate research excellence in ideally one or more of these areas: HVAC systems, building enclosures, building control systems, building environmental, social, and economic impacts, and indoor environmental quality. Applicants must indicate how their expertise would complement existing research and teaching in the Building Science group and extend the impact of the Department. The successful applicant must complement and strengthen the overall capacity for research and teaching of several current faculty members in the Department. It is preferred that candidates have an undergraduate degree in engineering and be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer.
The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive and externally funded research program. The candidate will also be involved in undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and departmental service.
The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in research as evidenced primarily by a record of published papers in top-ranked and field relevant journals, or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, the submitted research statement, participation in top conferences, presenting research at other prominent venues, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.
Excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by the teaching dossier submitted with the application including a strong statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and excellent teaching evaluations as well as strong endorsements from referees.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All applications must be submitted online at http://careers.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/, search for job# 2001158. Applications should be addressed to Professor Brent Sleep, Chair of the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto, and must include: (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, (ii) a concise statement (3 pages maximum) of research interests, objectives and accomplishments, (iii) up to three examples of publications or working papers and (iv) a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations.
Applicants must also arrange for three referees to send a letter (signed and on letterhead) to the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org, commenting on the applicant's experience and ability in teaching and research and with the applicant’s name “+ reference letter” in the subject line. All three reference letters must be received for an application to be considered; it is your responsibility to make sure your referees send us the letters by the closing date.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by August 31, 2020.
The University of Toronto is located in Toronto, a large multicultural city offering many cultural, professional, and research opportunities. The student body at the University reflects the diversity of the city. The breadth of the University provides numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Internal Number: 2001158
About University of Toronto - Deptartment of Civil & Mineral Engineering
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world. The Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto hosts two highly ranked undergraduate programs, the Civil Engineering Program and the Lassonde Mineral Engineering Program. We foster a world-class environment that excels in teaching, learning and research.