The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training

Date Posted: October 31, 2023
Posting Deadline: Until filled
Department: Faculty of Science, Division of Engineering
Type of Employment: 4-month + 2 week Contract, Full-time
Group Affiliation: SMUFU

At Saint Mary's University, you will be surrounded by a talented and dedicated team of professionals committed to accessibility, diversity, and the provision of a positive and supportive learning environment. We recognize the importance of the contribution and growth of each individual in the University's success. The Division of Engineering at Saint Mary's University invites applications at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing December 18, 2023 to April 30, 2024 (4-month teaching contract with a 2-week paid preparatory period).

Job Information and Responsibilities
The Division of Engineering offers a two-year Diploma in Engineering (equivalent to the first two years of a four-year Engineering Degree). The successful candidate will be expected to teach the following course and its corresponding labs over the Winter 2024 term at the undergraduate level:

  • EGNE 1203 - Engineering Mechanics: Statics (multiple sections)

Experience and Education Requirements
To be the successful applicant you will have:

  • PhD (preferred) or MSc in Engineering or related field
  • A demonstrated record of effectiveness in university teaching

Application Details
Applicants should provide a single pdf file containing:

  • Cover letter (including a clear statement of status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Graduate school transcripts
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Names and contact information for three individuals able to act as academic referees
  • Optional: Candidates may also include a statement detailing career interruptions or other special circumstances relevant to their applications (maximum one page)

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file via e-mail to: [email protected]. Please indicate the following in the subject line: "Limited Term Appointment in Engineering Winter 2024". The processing of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident).

At Saint Mary's University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at [email protected].

We appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted (no telephone calls or emails please).

A little bit about us

Saint Mary's University - Faculty Employment Opportunities

Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's top primary undergraduate universities--known for its international collaborations, leadership in entrepreneurship, and research that benefits local and global communities. Our programs in Arts, Science, Graduate Studies and the Sobey School of Business are among Canada's best and feature professors who are committed to the success of their students. Saint Mary's provides our 7,000 students with a place that fosters possibility, excellent research opportunities, and distinguished graduate and professional programs combined with a caring community. Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada's east coast, Saint Mary's University is marked by iconic buildings, green spaces and fresh ocean air. The Saint Mary's University community is committed to a prosperous future for the world-a world without limits.

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