The Department of Civil Engineering, in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Instructor in the area of Engineering Project Management. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021 or mutually agreed upon date.
The successful applicant will align with the University of Calgary's Growth Through Focus strategic vision and support its strategic academic priorities of transdisciplinary scholarship, future-focused program delivery, and deeper community integration. The position includes on-campus and online course-based teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs.
You will be a dedicated educator, with the requisite expertise in Engineering Project Management, and demonstrated excellence in engineering teaching and education. This will be evidenced by a record of university undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience; recognized teaching excellence; scholarly activities related to engineering education and pedagogy; collaboration in university, professional, community and/or Indigenous community settings; mentorship and leadership; relevant industrial experience, and evidence of academic service and community engagement.
You will have a demonstrated ability to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses on topics related to engineering Project Management as well as a range of core undergraduate courses in engineering. You will actively contribute to teaching, curriculum development, teaching and learning innovation and pedagogy. You are expected to develop scholarship in engineering education and are expected to provide service in support of the Department, School, University and Profession. As a member of the University of Calgary community, you will support, and contribute to, equity, diversity and inclusion and a positive working and learning environment.
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must hold a Bachelors in Civil, Industrial or Systems Engineering (or equivalent Engineering degree) and graduate level degree related to Project Management or a closely related discipline; preference will be given to applicants holding a Ph.D. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate education and in the scholarship of teaching and learning and evidence of excellence in teaching and learning. Relevant industrial experience is an asset. Candidates should have strong oral and written English communication skills. All candidates must be eligible for registration as a professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
You will benefit from a rich ecosystem that includes world-class engineering scholars, a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, and a university community that supports transdisciplinary research, partnerships and collaborations, and supports research and teaching excellence. You will have a unique opportunity to engage with the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning (Taylor Institute) as well as other instructor and research faculty members in department, school and university.
Housed within the Schulich School of Engineering, the Department of Civil Engineering supports Catalyst for a Connected World, while sharpening our focus on sustainable infrastructure that is adaptive to the climates of today and tomorrow.
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online via UCalgary Careers (careers.ucalgary.ca). Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents, such as publications):
To apply, visit job opening 22116: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/6243614-instructor-engineering-project-management-department-of-civil-engineering
The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
The University of Calgary recognizes that candidates have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged but not required to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions to allow for a fair assessment of their application. Selection committees have been instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of career interruptions, when assessing the candidate's research productivity.
About the University of Calgary
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