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Tenure-track position in Materials Engineering
Memorial University

Date Posted May 4, 2021
Title Tenure-track position in Materials Engineering
University Memorial University
St. John's, NF, Canada
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Jun. 15, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Memorial University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of materials engineering, with a specialization in one or more of the following areas: welding and metal joining processes, corrosion and materials characterization, metal forming processes, computational material analysis and additive manufacturing. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should hold undergraduate and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering, or a cognate engineering area, with a proven ability for excellence in both teaching and research. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to register as a professional engineer in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Duties will include teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, developing laboratory facilities, supervising graduate and undergraduate student research and undertaking an active, funded research program. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 19,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit

The deadline to receive applications is June 15, 2021. Candidates should forward an electronic application indicating the position to which they are applying in the subject line with the correct reference. Applications should include (a) curriculum vitae, (b) a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum two pages) © research interests and five-year proposed research program (maximum five pages) (d) statement on equity diversity and inclusion (maximum two pages) (e) names and complete contact information of three referees, and (f) copies of at least three most significant contributions and relevant technical publications. All applications should be forwarded to:

Dr. Yuri Muzychka, Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3×5

  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact

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Contact Information

  • Yuri Muzychka
    Mechancial Engineering
    Memorial University
    Faculty of Engineering
    Memorial University
    St. John's, NF A1B 3X5
  • 709-737-8810
  • 709-737-8975


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