Assistant Professor- Multisensor-multitarget Tracking
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University is seeking an
outstanding individual for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor,
preferably in the area of multisensor-multitarget tracking and information fusion with sensor
management, with special emphasis on surveillance and autonomous vehicles.
McMaster’s large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and
cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario. The University is minutes from downtown
Hamilton, a city rich in history and culture with a vibrant arts community. Nearby recreational
and conservation attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment,
the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by spectacular nature and
unique neighbourhoods, Hamilton is ideally located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls.
The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs,
cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as
a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty
members, along with close to 5,500 undergraduate students (4,200 in the School of Engineering
and Applied Sciences and 1,250 in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and
Technology), 425 Master’s students, and 340 PhD students. The Faculty of Engineering
promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for
personal growth and professional development.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is a dynamic community of faculty,
staff and students who collectively seek to advance our society through the creation,
development and application of electrical and computer technologies. The insights of our faculty
members, researchers and graduate students in core areas such as signal processing,
communication systems, machine learning, electromagnetics, microelectronics and power
electronics are shaping global perspectives on the applications in biomedical engineering, safety
and security, interconnected embedded systems, and electrified and autonomous transportation.
Applicants will hold a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or a closely related
discipline. Strong potential for excellence in research and teaching is essential. Applicants will
be expected to establish a strong externally funded research program, supervise graduate
students, and foster existing or new collaborations with other departments and faculties.
Evidence of leadership skills, excellence in service, and a demonstrated ability to work
effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures is also required. Registration
as a Professional Engineer of Ontario or eligibility to acquire registration in Canada is an
essential qualification.
This position is available immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae including a list of
publications, statement of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications,
and the names of at least four references (with postal and email addresses) through the
University’s on-line system.
To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to
gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian
citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all

applications must include one of the following statements:
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

How To Apply

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