About the Position:
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary tenure-track appointment in Transportation Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2020.
The candidate will be expected to have a strong background in the area of pavement engineering with expertise in mechanistic and empirical analysis, modelling techniques of flexible and rigid pavements, pavement construction and rehabilitation, pavement condition evaluation and lab testing, non destructive field testing of pavements, sensing and instrumentation for pavement condition evaluation, long-term performance and service-life prediction modelling of pavements, pavement performance in cold climates, laboratory and mechanistic characterization of pavement materials, or asphalt/bituminous materials and mix 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 experimental, numerical, and analytical research areas in geotechnical, environmental, fire safety, structural and transportation engineering. This position is one of two positions to be filled in the area of Transportation Engineering within the context of maintaining and strengthening the research capacity in Transportation Engineering at Carleton University.
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 Re search Chair in Water and Global Health. The successful candidate will have access to the Department’s world class laboratories and extensive computing facilities. Further information on the Department is available from the website www.carleton.ca/cee.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in transportation engineering or a closely related discipline. They would have a demonstrated record of research excellence through high quality publications. The successful candidate will have a commitment to research and the ability to develop an externally -funded, high quality research program; will be passionate about effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department. Synergy to establish collaborative research links with the existing members of the Department and across the University is highly desirable.
Applicants must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate transportation engineering courses as well as general and civil engineering undergraduate courses.
Membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required at the time of or within three years of appointment.
Application packages comprising i) detailed curriculum vitae, ii) description of research accomplishments and future plans (research statement), iii) teaching dossier (teaching statement), 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 CEE.Hiring@carleton.ca. 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 curriculum development and 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. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/about.
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.