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 sustainable structural systems. 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 date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates who have a background in structural engineering and demonstrate research excellence in ideally one or more of the following areas: wood and timber structures, hybrid steel or concrete - timber structures, relevant building and bridge code issues, structural mechanics, large-scale structural testing, advanced numerical modelling and related areas. Applicants must indicate how their expertise would complement existing research and teaching in the Structural Engineering 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 on 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# 2001160. 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 ask three referees to send a letter to the Search Committee at email@example.com, 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 while the position remains open.
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Please direct any questions to Professor Sleep at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.