Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science – Limited Term Faculty – Academic Associate – Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Tracking Code: 1681-136
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Position Title: Academic Associate, Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Number of Positions: 1
Appointment Type: Limited Term
Posting Date: July 10, 2019
Closing Date: July 24, 2019
Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), located in Oshawa, Ontario, advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs responsive to the needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century workplace. Ontario Tech promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario Tech’s globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research.
The Faulty of Engineering and Applied Science has 6 honours undergraduate programs and also offers degrees in Engineering and Management for each of these programs. The Faculty offers Master’s (MASc and MEng) and PhD programs in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (with various specializations), Master’s (MASc and MEng) Automotive Engineering, and a graduate program (MEng) in Engineering Management. The Faculty is committed to excellence and innovation in interdisciplinary teaching and research, which is relevant to the needs of society and our surroundings. The Faculty promotes these ideals by emphasizing the integration of knowledge and technology to provide learning and research opportunities for students. Further details can be found at: http://engineering.uoit.ca.
Job summary: The Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology invites applications for a limited term teaching position in the area of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering with a specialty in Mechatronics Engineering. The successful candidate would be expected to teach fundamental courses of engineering related to the above mentioned disciplines. This position reports to the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.
Ontario Tech is a technology-enhanced learning environment and the candidate shall be expected to have skills in the integration of technology into teaching and to model those skills in their own teaching in the University’s web-centric and mobile learning environment. In addition, a proven commitment to providing innovative and inclusive teaching strategies is required as is evidence of an ability to work in a collaborative environment. Excellent communication skills with an ability to maintain effective relationships with a range of faculty, staff and students are essential.
Duties will include preparing and delivering lectures and tutorials as assigned, preparing and marking assignments, tests and examinations, responding to student inquiries, maintaining regular office hours, and invigilating tests and examinations.
The successful candidate will be appointed as an Academic Associate in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences and must be registered, or eligible for registration, as a professional engineer (P.Eng) in the province of Ontario. Candidates with relevant industrial experience and previous teaching experience in a university will be given preference. The expected start date is TBD. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching the equivalent of a maximum of seven (7) standard courses per contract year. The courses will be spread between the fall and the winter terms. The workload will comprise 70% Teaching, 20% Service, and 10% Other workload each year.
- A proven commitment to providing innovative and inclusive teaching strategies
- Evidence of an ability to work in a collaborative environment
- Excellent communication skills with an ability to maintain effective relationships with a range of faculty, staff and students
- A PhD in an Engineering discipline, with a strong academic background is required
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications will be accepted until July 24, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format a covering letter, their resume; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and the names of three referees through the Ontario Tech website.
This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association.
The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website.
Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents shall be given priority
Ontario Tech University respects people’s different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.
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