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Regular Term Faculty Position (3-Year Term)
Memorial University

Date Posted Sep. 26, 2023
Title Regular Term Faculty Position (3-Year Term)
University Memorial University
St. John's, NF, Canada
Department Civil Engineeering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Application Deadline Nov. 17, 2023
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Water Resources Engineering

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Department of Civil Engineering

Regular-Term Position in Water Resources Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland (Memorial) invites applications for a three-year regular term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Water Resources Engineering. The position will commence January 1, 2024 or earliest thereafter.

Applicants should hold a bachelor’s and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering or related areas, with a proven ability for excellence in both teaching and research. Desired areas of research should be in line with the Memorial Strategic Research Themes, and complementary to the current research areas in the Department of Civil Engineering. Demonstrated competencies or experience in the areas of water resources and hydrology including watershed modeling, contaminant transport and fate, water supply and systems planning. Experience with climate change impact and risk assessment, aquatic systems analysis or AI-aided decision making would be highly beneficial.

The successful candidate will participate in the academic programs of the Department of Civil Engineering, including teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate students and other HQPs, and conducting other educational, scholarly, and professional activities. The successful candidate will be expected to secure research funding, build an active research program and team, and, as appropriate, collaborate with partners in industry, government, and academia.  Established research record will be an asset. An ability to teach a broad range of civil engineering courses (e.g., water resources and municipal engineering courses, related core civil engineering and first-year engineering courses, and certain courses associated with the Master of Applied Science in Environmental Systems Engineering and Management program) and established teaching record will be an asset. The successful candidate is expected to register as a professional engineer with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL). The Department of Civil Engineering values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women as well as all other groups of underrepresented applicants. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Civil Engineering has a well-established, nationally and internationally recognized co-operative undergraduate program.  Its graduate studies and research programs are vibrant and innovative. For more information on the Department of Civil Engineering, please visit

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 almost 19,000 students from 115 countries, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe and 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 November 17, 2023. 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 capacity (e.g., key courses taken/taught), interest and philosophy (maximum two pages), (c) research interests and statement (maximum two 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. Bipul Hawlader, Professor and Department Head

Department of Civil Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3X5


REFERENCE: F05018-2023-197

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including: women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous Peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

All applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the application process please contact directly and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.


Deadline to submit an application is November 17, 2023.

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Contact Information

  • Debbie Whelan
    Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
    Memorial University
    230 Elizabeth Ave.
    St. John's, NF A1B 3X5
  • 709-864-8810
  • 709-864-8975


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