The successful candidate is expected to: 1) develop an innovative, externally-funded research program in the area of smart technologies for agricultural & food systems (i.e., precision agriculture; remote sensing; big data, data analytics, informatics; robotics/automation/UAV; sensors, biosensors, biomimetics; imaging/pattern recognition/deep learning); 2) contribute to the training of graduate students and other research personnel; 3) collaborate with other academics in the department, the faculty, and the broader university community where common interests or synergies may exist; 4) teach existing undergraduate courses in the Biosystems Engineering program, and develop a new undergraduate and/or graduate course on the topic of smart technologies for agricultural & food systems; 5) participate in the department’s committee responsibilities within the University of Manitoba community; and 6) engage relevant stakeholders (both industry and government) in Manitoba and the broader community.
Review of applications will begin January 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of proposed research program, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three references.
Enquiries and applications should be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Danny Mann, P.Eng. Professor & Head Department of Biosystems Engineering E2-376 EITC University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V6 Phone: (204) 474-7149 E-mail: Danny.Mann@umanitoba.ca