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Job ID: 183704

Structural Engineering Assistant Professor
Western University

Date Posted Apr. 13, 2022
Title Structural Engineering Assistant Professor
University Western University
London, ON, Canada
Department Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Structural Engineering

Applications are invited for an exceptional candidate in the area of Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, effective July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant will receive a one-year, Limited Term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department is seeking an energetic and dynamic candidate who will be able to contribute to and complement the Department’s teaching activities in the broad area of Structural Engineering.  The highly qualified individual will be responsible for teaching six courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels with flexible assignment in the area of Structural Engineering.    Successful candidates must have a first degree (BASc., B.Eng., or Equivalent in Civil Engineering) and a Ph.D. degree in Engineering in the area of Structural Engineering (or a related discipline). The candidate should provide evidence of teaching at the university level and will be expected to teach a variety of courses in the broad area of structural engineering.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to participate in the normal administrative, educational, and professional activities of the Department, Faculty and University. PEng designation is required for this appointment.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff, and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

Western University has a full-time enrollment of about 32,000 students in a range of academic and professional programs.  Further information about Western can be found at, the Faculty of Engineering at, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western Engineering’s Mission, Vision and Values can be found at Western’s Recruitment & Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering is one of the top civil engineering programs globally [ranked # 1 in Canada and among the top 20 in the world for five consecutive years in the Academic Ranking of World Universities] with a strong international reputation in both research and teaching. We have an established international reputation in geotechnical, environmental, structural and wind engineering. Our success in attracting students and funding is based on our dedication to excellence in teaching and research. The department’s research strength is supported by unique research facilities and centers such as the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory, the Wind Engineering Energy and Environment (WindEEE) Research Institute, the Geotechnical Research Center, and the Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction.

If you share our commitment to excellence in teaching, and are eager to pursue a rewarding academic career, please send (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, (ii) a description of teaching experience and philosophy, (and (v) the names of three referees.  Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Ashraf El Damatty, Chair

c/o Edona Berani, Administrative Officer,

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9 Email:

Consideration of applications will commence on  May 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please ensure that the form available at is completed and included in your application submission.

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

  • Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral
    communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.
    Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes
    applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons,
    person with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or
    gender expression.

    In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian
    citizens and permanent residents.

    Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.
    If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dr. El Damatty
    by email at or by phone at 519-850-2345

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Contact Information

  • Edona Berani
    Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Western University
    1151 Richmond Street
    Spencer Engineering Building
    London, ON N6A 5B9
  • 5196612111 ext. 82946


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