The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional scholar and researcher (internal or external to the University of Waterloo) to fill a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC), established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence (https://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/). Anticipated start date is January 1, 2023, though the actual start date is flexible/negotiable. To be eligible candidates must identify as Indigenous (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk and those from other Indigenous communities across Turtle Island).
Waterloo Engineering is home to several academic units. These include the following departments and schools:
- School of Architecture
- Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
- Department of Chemical Engineering
- Department of Civil Engineering
- Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Department of Management Sciences
- Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
- Department of Systems Design Engineering
More information of these departments can be found here.
The Faculty of Engineering is looking for candidates with a PhD in engineering or an equivalent area in the sciences or a related discipline, or a terminal degree in architecture. Candidates could be at the rank of Full Professor or be an Associate Professor who is expected to be promoted to the rank of Full Professor within one to two years of the nomination. Alternatively, if from outside the academic sector, nominees must possess the necessary qualifications to be appointed at these levels.
Applications will be considered as soon as possible when received, with full consideration assured for those received by 1 June, 2022.
For more information and application instructions please visit this document.