Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering Queen's University at Kingston Canada

Tenure-Track, Tenured Faculty Position
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Queen's University at Kingston


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering
and Applied Science at Queen's University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty
position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a specialization in power electronics and
its applications focusing on smart grid, renewable energy systems, electric vehicles,
energy storage, and grid connected technologies, and other emerging applications. The
candidate will also demonstrate an ability to work as part of one of our highlycollaborative
research teams in ePOWER. The preferred start date is July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a
related discipline completed at the start date of the appointment. Licensure as a
Professional Engineer in Canada, or eligibility to acquire licensure in Canada, is a
requirement. The main criteria for selection are research and teaching excellence while
Postdoctoral or industrial experience will be considered an asset. The successful
candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates
potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the
securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding
teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing
commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department's
programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an
interdisciplinary and student-centered environment. The successful candidate will be
required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the
Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate
with qualifications and experience.
Queen's University is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities with a
global reputation and is a recognized leader in Canadian higher education. The
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is medium-sized with 26 full-time
and 8 cross-appointed faculty, 470 undergraduate students, and 170 graduate students.
The department offers undergraduate, Master's, and Doctoral Programs in electrical
and computer engineering and has recently launched a unique entrepreneurial
engineering program referred to as ECE Innovation Stream, ECEi.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is home to Queen's Centre for
Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePOWER) and has connections to a number
of multi-disciplinary Centres such as: Canadian Microelectronics Corporation (CMC),
Nanofabrication Kingston, Human Mobility Research Centre, Green Centre Canada,
Innovation Park, and Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Connector.

Queen's historic campus is located in the heart of the vibrant Kingston community in the
Thousand Islands region of South Eastern Ontario. Queen's is positioned centrally with
respect to three major metropolitan areas: Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. Additional
information about Queen's University, which may be of interest to prospective faculty
members, can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrecruitment.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to
employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from
women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ
persons. All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with
Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of
Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information
about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent
residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship,
however, all applications must include one of the following statements: "I am a
Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada" OR, "I am not a Canadian
citizen/permanent resident of Canada". Applications that do not include this information
will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

• a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian
citizenship/permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
• a current curriculum vitae;
• a statement of research interests;
• a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and
evaluations if available);
• three sample publications; and,
• the names and contact information of three referees.

Applicants are requested to send their application package electronically as a single
PDF file to the Department Head, Prof. Michael Greenspan at ece-search@queensu.ca
with the following subject line: Application for Faculty Positions. The deadline for
applications is December 17, 2018; however, applications will continue to be reviewed
until the position has been filled.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with
disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility
needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Ms.
Cheryl Wright in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at
cheryl.wright@queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective Agreement between
the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted
at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collectiveagreement
and at http://www.qufa.ca.


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