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Assistant Professor, Computational Thermo-Fluids

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
  • Job Code
    Position #27807
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of Computational Thermo-Fluids (Position #27807) with a start date of July 1, 2020.

The successful candidate: 1) must hold undergraduate and doctoral degrees in Mechanical Engineering or related field; 2) must be registered or eligible for registration as a professional engineer with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba; 3) will be expected to develop and teach mechanical engineering related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; 4) will be expected to establish an externally funded and sustainable research program; 5) must possess excellent communication and leadership skills; and 6) will have a strong industry and/or research experience, evidenced by postdoctoral/industry research appointments, publications in reputable journals, patents, advancing knowledge and skills in industry.

The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an outstanding, independent, innovative, externally funded research program of international caliber, and teach in the mechanical engineering curriculum at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. We are particularly interested in candidates who complement existing computational or experimental thermo-fluids expertise in the department, and who have a demonstrated record of research and publication.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a research intensive department that is comprised of 30 academic staff, 15 support staff and over 30 postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars and adjunct professors. It offers an accredited undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering, with over 500 students. The Department has a strong graduate teaching and research program with over 120 graduate students in its PhD, MSc and MEng programs. It maintains funded research activities with industrial partners and government research laboratories. Additional information can be found at our website:


The University of Manitoba is the province’s largest, most comprehensive and only research-intensive postsecondary educational institution. It is home to a wide range of research centers and institutes. For more information, please see: http://www.umanitoba.ca/about

The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg; a prairie city with a population exceeding 700,000. Its ethnic diversity is notable and is celebrated through its many annual Festivals. Experience Winnipeg’s world-class arts and entertainment, and professional sports teams. Winnipeg boasts a balanced lifestyle with affordability; the Winnipeg housing market is one of the most favorable in Canada. Winnipeg is located close to superb outdoor recreational activities with a wide variety of lake, beaches, and wilderness areas within an easy drive from the City. For more information about the city of Winnipeg visit: https://destinationwinnipeg.wordpress.com/ and http://www.winnipeg.ca/interhom/

Review of applications will commence on May 1st, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications including complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a sample of 3 peer-reviewedpublications, a statement of their teaching philosophy, names of three referees and contact information should besent via email, referencing Position Number 27807 to:

David Kuhn, Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering

C/O Ms. Kris Taylor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Manitoba

E2-327 EITC, 75A Chancellors Circle

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V6

Email: Kris.Taylor@umanitoba.ca


Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy” (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae and other documentation may be provided to participating members of the search process.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8371. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

For more information on this and other opportunities, please visit: umanitoba.ca/employment


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Posted: 2020-03-02 Expires: 2020-05-01

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University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

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