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Assistant Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Toronto


Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Date:
10/01/2017
2017-10-012017-11-30
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Education and Research
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Job Details

The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Toronto invites applications for up to four tenure-stream faculty appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointments will commence on July 1, 2018.

Within the general field of electrical and computer engineering, we seek applications from candidates with expertise in one or more of the following strategic research areas: 1. Computer or Communications Engineering, with preference for a focus on machine learning, computer security and privacy, or data science; 2. Electrical Power Systems, with preference for a focus on power systems protection; 3. Systems Control, with preference for a focus on robotics.    

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a related field, at the time of appointment or soon after.

Successful candidates will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research program of international calibre, and to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals or conferences in the field, presentations at significant conferences and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong communication skills, a compelling statement of teaching submitted as part of the application highlighting areas of interest and accomplishments, as well as strong letters of recommendation.

Eligibility and willingness to register as a Professional Engineer in Ontario is highly desirable.

The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto ranks among the best in North America. It attracts outstanding students, has excellent facilities, and is ideally located in the middle of a vibrant, artistic, diverse and cosmopolitan city. Additional information may be found at http://www.ece.utoronto.ca.

Review of applications will begin after October 3, 2017, however, the position will remain open until December 11, 2017. You must submit your application online,byfollowingthesubmissionguidelinesgivenat http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Applications submitted in any other way will not be considered.

As part of your online application, please include a curriculum vitae, a summary of your previous research and future research plans, as well as a statement of teaching experience and interests. Applicants must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly by the referees(on letterhead, signed and scanned), by email to the ECE department at search2017@ece.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/ persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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