Fluid-Structure Interaction

 
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Fluid-Structure Interaction Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada December 2019 The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in fluid-structure interaction, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2020.
In exceptional cases, an appointment at . Among our top priorities in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is providing opportunities for early career academics to develop distinguished research and exceptional teaching contributions while fostering an environment where al faculty can thrive.
To promote on-going success, there is support for course development and delivery that is provided by the Department, the Queen’s Centre for Teaching and . Faculty have access to a range of educational technologies including industry-leading instructional design support offered through the Engineering Teaching and Learning Team.
Support for faculty to develop strong research programs includes Special Research Grant opportunities, grant writing workshops and review services, and one-to-one mentorship from experienced col eagues.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or a related . The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. Professional engineering licensure in Canada, or the . Note that al forms of engineering licensure in Canada are considered acceptable (e.g. P.Eng., temporary engineering license, provisional engineering license, etc.). The successful candidate wil provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research . The candidate must also be able to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrate an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs, and provide evidence of an ability to work col aboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centered environment.
The successful candidate wil be required to make contributions through service to the department, the . Salary wil be commensurate with .

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering is comprised of approximately . Research in the Department is supported by three research chairs:
a Tier 1 CRC in Computational Turbulence, a Tier 1 CRC in Mechanics of Materials, and an NSERC Industrial Research . The Department also boasts a number of world-class experimental research facilities, including the Optical Towing Tank for Energetics Research Laboratory (OTTER Lab) and the Reactor Materials Testing Laboratory (RMTL). More details about the Department can be found at me.queensu.ca. People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out . Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life insurance and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program.
You wil also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for . Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ’top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible . In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare.
Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Col ective Agreement. For more . Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment . The University is situated on the traditional territories of the . Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, . Visit Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, . The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of . To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.
Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, al applications must include one of the fol owing statements:
"I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada"; OR, "I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada". Applications that do not include this information wil be deemed incomplete. In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement wil be given careful consideration when assessing the . Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant .

A complete application consists of: . The deadline for applications is February 29, 2020; however, applications wil continue to . Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronical y as PDFs to the Mechanical and .ca, although hard copy applications may be submitted to: Dr. Keith Pilkey Professor and Head Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Room 201, McLaughlin Hal 130 Stuart Street Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario CANADA K7L 3N6 The University wil provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.
If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact the .ca. Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Col ective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which can be .qufa.ca and ?url=http%3A%2F%2Fqueensu.ca%2Ffacultyrelations%2Ffaculty-librarians-and-archivists%2Fcol&module=jobs&id=2257478" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/col ective-agreement.

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