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2018-07-192018-09-17

Faculty Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A9
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    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Faculty Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Applications are invited from qualified individuals, especially female candidates, for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The successful candidate will: supervise student research projects; initiate, lead and participate in research activities; compete successfully for external funding to support his/her research program; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; and undertake relevant administrative and service activities.

We are looking for candidates whose research experience and knowledge are in the general areas of digital communications and signal/image processing, with preference for wireless sensor networks and their applications. Demonstrated qualifications and research experience in the following areas are of particular interest: Digital Communications and Networking, Security and Scalability of Digital Communication Networks, Computer Vision and Image Processing, and Distributed Sensing.

Proud of its history and thriving within Saskatchewan’s prosperous and growing economy, the College of Engineering is dedicated to developing tomorrow’s leaders and professionals through teaching, research, and service. The College currently offers degrees at the undergraduate (B.Sc.) and post-graduate (M.Eng., M.Sc. and Ph.D.) levels in a wide range of disciplines to more than 1,600 undergraduate and 320 graduate students.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

Qualifications

We are seeking candidates who have: an earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering; a strong or emerging research program as evidenced by a record of scholarly publications; demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills and mentorship; an ability to teach any of the six undergraduate courses in the department’s digital signal processing stream; and effective interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills. Candidates must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan. Evidence of past teaching excellence and innovation at undergraduate and/or graduate levels will be considered an asset.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; and Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; a research plan outlining specific interests in digital communications and/or signal/image processing; a statement of teaching focus and philosophy including potential courses to be taught; and the names and contact information of at least three references to:

Professor Robert Johanson
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Saskatchewan

57 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A9, Canada
Telephone: (306) 966-5380
Email: ece.recruitment@usask.ca

 

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2019.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Requirements

We are seeking candidates who have: an earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering; a strong or emerging research program as evidenced by a record of scholarly publications; demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills and mentorship; an ability to teach any of the six undergraduate courses in the department’s digital signal processing stream; and effective interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills. Candidates must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan. Evidence of past teaching excellence and innovation at undergraduate and/or graduate levels will be considered an asset.

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Faculty Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Saskatchewan
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