Academic positions currently available:
- Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering (2 positions)
- Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (2 positions)
- Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (1 position)
- Strategic Hire, Synthetic Biology - Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (1 position)
- Strategic Hire, Biomedical Image Processing - Electrical and Computer Engineering & the PERFORM Centre (1 position)
- Centre for Engineering in Society (1 Extended Term Appointment)
- Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (1 Limited Term Appointment)
- Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering (1 Limited Term Appointment)
Applications should consist of detailed curriculum vitae, a statement concerning teaching and research interests and the names of at least three referees. Relevant industrial experience is an asset. Excellent communication skills are required. Knowledge of French is an asset but not essential for an academic career at Concordia. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in the province of Quebec, is required.
All inquiries about specific positions should be directed to the appropriate departmental contact. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.
DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING, CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Canada Research Chair -- Sustainable Industrial and Mine Waste Management
We invite applications for the position of Tier I Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Industrial and Mine Waste Management. The chairholder will be expected to engage in theoretical and experimental research on new and innovative sustainable waste management technologies. Also, expertise in one or more of the following areas is required: site rehabilitation and remediation, prediction of pollutant release, control of acid mine drainage (AMD), site characterization and evaluation for the chemical and mechanical properties of industrial waste, evaluating new techniques for waste depollution and characterization of industrial by-products. The CRC will build academic programs and collaboration with industry, lead international collaboration and find new opportunities for funding to enhance research into sustainable waste management and the reduction of environmental impact. Government (NSERC and FQRNT) and industry funding opportunities are expected, in addition to international funding from various programs. Teaching is also an important activity of the chairholder. Please apply to:
Building Operation Dynamics
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of Building Operation Dynamics and Building-integrated Renewables. Applicants must possess expertise and research interest in one or more of the following areas: building operation dynamics; smart building systems and building-integrated solar systems; building simulation and full scale building studies. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Building Engineering or a related discipline. Please apply to:
CONCORDIA INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Canada Research Chair -- Cyber Security
We invite applications for a Canada Research Chair Tier 1 position in the area of Cyber Security. Applicants should be internationally recognized as leaders in the field of Cyber Security with excellent track records in leading major research initiatives; attracting strong external funding; supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; and teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Moreover, they must propose an original, innovative and research program of the highest quality. Applicants must possess a PhD degree in the area of Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a related discipline. Candidates must possess a strong expertise in one of the following: Information Systems Security, Network Security, Wireless and Mobile Security, Operating Systems Security, Malware Analysis, Application and Software Security, Privacy, and Cyber Forensics. Please apply to:
Information Systems Security
Candidates are invited to apply for one full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Information Systems Security. Applicants must possess a PhD in the area of Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a related discipline. Candidates must possess a strong expertise in one of the following areas: Mining Big Data for Privacy and Security, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Application and Systems Security, Privacy, and Embedded Systems Security. Candidates must have demonstrated the potential to achieve international recognition through original and creative high-calibre research. Please apply to:
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Systems and Networks; Interactive Systems; Embedded Software Systems
We invite applications for one tenure-track position in Computer Science or Software Engineering. We will consider all applications but we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and research in systems and networks with emphasis in one or more topics such as cloud computing, future Internet architectures, infrastructure-less networks or big data management. Candidates must possess a PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering. A successful candidate is expected to provide academic leadership, establish a strong externally funded research program, and teach/develop both undergraduate and graduate courses. Strong commitment to the supervision of graduate student research and to excellence in teaching is essential. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills. Relevant industrial experience will definitely be an asset. Please apply to:
STRATEGIC HIRE, SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY - ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING, OR MECHANICAL & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
The Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science is seeking excellent tenure-track candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks in the area of Engineering for Synthetic Biology. This successful applicant will become a member of one of the following departments, depending on his or her background: Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Applicants must possess expertise and research interests in an area of research and scholarship of benefit to Synthetic Biology such as, but not limited to:
--genetic signal & information processing devices & systems;
--biological nanotechnology & microsystems;
--miniaturized bio-medical instrumentation;
--hybrid bio-electro-mechanical systems.
Applicants must hold a PhD degree in a relevant engineering discipline. The language of instruction at Concordia is English; however, knowledge of French is an asset. Detailed applications should include a CV, teaching and research statements, and names of three referees, and shall be accepted in electronic form (PDF). The successful candidate for the strategic tenure-track hire will receive an attractive research support and teaching package. The selected candidate will also be expected to join the newly formed Concordia Centre for Applied Synthetic Biology and contribute to its mission. Applications should be sent no later than January 31, 2014, to
Dr. Rama Bhat, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science
STRATEGIC HIRE, BIOMEDICAL IMAGE PROCESSING - DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING & THE PERFORM CENTRE
The PERFORM Centre and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science
Concordia University's PERFORM Centre and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are seeking excellent applicants at the Associate Professor or Assistant Professor level in Biomedical image processing. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong and independent research program at PERFORM while being a faculty member of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The recently launched PERFORM Centre is a multi-disciplinary research centre located in Montréal, Canada, and part of Concordia University. The centre involves more than twenty researchers from different departments across campus with a research focus on preventive health research and the
promotion of healthy lifestyles. The PERFORM Centre hosts a state-of-the-art imaging unit dedicated to conducting cutting edge lifestyle preventive health research. The centre houses a GE Healthcare 3T Magnetom functional MRI scanner, a PET-CT scanner with cardiac imaging and a SPECT-CT scanner. In addition there are specialized labs in electroencephalography (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), ultrasound and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA).
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is comprised of 41 faculty members, 14 staff members and approximately 550 undergraduate and 600 graduate students.
Applicants must possess expertise and research interests in the processing of biomedical imaging data. She/He would be an emerging or established expert in developing new signal/image processing tools to build advanced statistical models of biomedical signals. The candidates' interest could include but not be limited to, structural biomedical imaging, resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or diffusion MRI, PET imaging, advanced EEG, near-infrared spectroscopy and Doppler imaging.
A strong emphasis is placed on fundamental and applied research, interdisciplinary research partnerships, and the ability to establish and develop industrial collaborations as well as international collaborations. Teaching is also an important activity of the successful candidate.
Applicants must hold PhD and Bachelor's degrees in a relevant Engineering discipline. The language of instruction at Concordia is English; however, knowledge of French is an asset. Detailed applications should include, a CV, teaching and research statements, and names of three referees, and shall be accepted in electronic form (PDF) until positions are filled. Applications should be sent no later than February 15, 2014 to:
Dr. W.E. Lynch, Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Review of applications will continue until suitable candidates have been identified.
CENTRE FOR ENGINEERING IN SOCIETY - EXTENDED TERM APPOINTMENT
The Centre for Engineering in Society (CES) of the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University, Montreal, invites applications for an Extended Term Appointment (ETA). This is a full-time position for an initial appointment from August 2014 to May 2017. The CES teaches courses in technical communication, professional ethics and social implications of technology. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, primarily in technical communication, administer the faculty's diagnostic writing test, and contribute to our efforts in improving our students’ critical and innovative thinking.
Required Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates holding a Ph.D. in technical communication, science and technology studies, or another discipline that will contribute to CES's mission. A demonstrated ability in teaching, preferably with large classes, is an asset. The appointment will be at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, dependent upon the applicant's degree and qualifications.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Consideration of applications will begin on May 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Submission will consist of: (i) a letter of application, (ii) a current curriculum vitae, (iii) a statement of the applicant's understanding of the contributions of humanities and social science studies in engineering pedagogy, (iv) a statement of the applicant's philosophy of teaching, and (v) evidence of teaching effectiveness. The complete dossier will contain three letters of reference sent directly from the candidate's referees to Dr. Deborah Dysart-Gale.
Applications and inquiries should be submitted electronically to:
Dr. Deborah Dysart-Gale
Associate Professor and Chair
Centre for Engineering in Society
LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENT - DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering invites applications for Limited Term Appointments (LTA) in both Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor for the academic year 2014-15. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in the relevant discipline (either Industrial or Mechanical engineering or related disciplines). The candidates will be expected to have strong commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels as these are teaching positions (6 or 7 courses in the academic year depending on start date). Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by their referees directly to: Dr. Martin Pugh at Chair-MIE.email@example.com
Although electronic applications are preferred, hard copies may be sent to:
Dr. Martin Pugh, Professor and Chair,
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West,
Canada, H3G 1M8.
Further information about the University and the Department can be found at the http://www.concordia.ca. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Knowledge of the French language would be an asset. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity. All applications should be received no later than February 28th 2014 however, applications will be reviewed as they are received.
DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING, CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING - 1 LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENT
The Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a one-year Limited Term Appointment (LTA) in Construction Engineering and Management at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in building, civil or related engineering disciplines. The candidate will be expected to have strong commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and is expected to teach seven courses per academic year. Knowledge of French is an asset. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. The appointment will be made effective June 1st, 2014 or soon thereafter. Applicants should send curriculum vitae and the names of at least three referees by April 14, 2014 to:
Dr. M. Zaheeruddin, Professor and Chair, Department of Building
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1M8
or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Concordia University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal people, visible minorities and disabled persons. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.