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Extended Term Appointment
Concordia University

Date Posted Jan. 14, 2020
Title Extended Term Appointment
University Concordia University
Montreal, QC, Canada
Department Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Feb. 20, 2020
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2020
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for an Extended Term Appointment (ETA) faculty member in the area of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) at the rank of Lecturer. Applicants must possess a PhD or equivalent degree in CEM or a related areas of civil engineering discipline, particularly, infrastructure engineering systems. Exceptional candidates in other areas of civil engineering may also be considered. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching a broad range of courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in the department. ETA faculty members will be assigned core undergraduate courses and may be also assigned graduate courses.

Under the provisions of the CUFA Collective Agreement, the primary responsibility of an ETA is course delivery with an expectation to teach up to seven courses in an academic year. ETAs may also be asked to supervise students’ project work, and contribute to Department and program administration, including the implementation of CEAB Graduate Attributes. The initial appointment is for an approximately three-year period with the possibility of reappointment subject to the availability of work and a positive evaluation of the individual’s performance. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. Knowledge of French is an asset. Teaching experience and/or industry experience in CEM, as well as, complementarity to faculty members in that area, are valuable assets.

How to Apply

Applications must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (18_E_BCEE_M_R), a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names and contact information of three referees. Electronic applications should be submitted by February 20, 2020, but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 2020 or shortly thereafter.

Concordia strives to be an inclusive institution that is welcoming of diverse backgrounds and experiences in order to improve learning, advance research, inspire creativity, and drive productivity. We define diversity broadly to include both ethnic and socio‐cultural background and diversity of perspectives, ideologies and traditions.

As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • committee work
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Concordia University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research excellence and will take them into careful consideration in assessing applications and throughout the selection process.

Kindly forward your electronic applications to:
Dr. A. Bagchi, Professor and Chair,
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Concordia University
via e-mail at

Applicants who anticipate requiring accommodations throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Nadia Hardy, Interim Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Faculty Development and Inclusion at or by phone at 514.848.2424 extension 4323.

  • Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
    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

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