Instructor (Structural Engineering)

Carleton University - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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About the Position:
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications from qualified candidates for a two-year term position appointment in Structural Engineering at the rank of Instructor beginning July 1, 2020.

The candidate will be expected to have a postgraduate degree, Master’s and/or PhD, in civil engineering and be a licensed engineer or eligible for licensure. The successful applicant is expected to have strong background in structural engineering as the successful candidate’s teaching assignment will be focused on undergraduate courses ranging from fundamental statics and mechanics to higher level structural analysis and design as well as specialized reinforced concrete and steel design.

We encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in engineering and/or with experience in mentoring students from such groups.

About the Academic Unit:
The Department offers dynamic, innovative, and cross-disciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. The Department has diverse expertise over a wide range of experiment al, numerical, and analytical research areas in geotechnical, environmental, fire safety, structural and transportation engineering.

Graduate programs of the department are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Civil Engineering and the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Environmental Engineering to provide further strength and opportunities. The research enterprise in the department includes a Jarislowsky Research Chair in Water and Global Health. Further information on the Department is available from the department’s web site

Candidates must have a Master’s or doctoral degree in civil engineering. They would have a demonstrated expertise and experience in the engineering profession, and a strong commitment to and passion for teaching. Teaching experience, or evidence of a commitment to teaching, will be an asset. Direct experience working in the engineering profession is also an asset, but not required.

Membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required at the time of or within two years of appointment.

Application Instructions:
Application packages comprising i) detailed curriculum vitae, ii) teaching dossier (teaching statement), iii) professional engineering experience (if applicable), and iv) names of three referees should be sent to the Hiring Committee, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University as a single pdf file emailed to Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Please also identify any past experiences in supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in your previous institutional environment such as in supporting diverse students.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:
Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.