Associate / Full Professor - Mining-related disciplines, Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Endowed Chair

Canada, North America
Mar 30, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Description

Requisition Title:Associate / Full Professor - Mining-related disciplines, Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Endowed Chair - 1400112

Job Field:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Department:Civil Engineering
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Jan 27, 2014
Job Closing:Apr 30, 2014 Open Until Filled


The University of Toronto''s Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for one tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will be appointed to the prestigious Claudette MacKay-Lassonde chair in Mineral Engineering and be expected to take an active role in the Lassonde Institute of Mining. The Endowed Chair appointment is for a five-year term with the possibility of renewal following a favourable review. The successful candidate will commence his/her duties on July 1, 2014 or shortly thereafter. 

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto is committed to excellence in teaching and interdisciplinary research. Candidates must have exceptional undergraduate and graduate teaching in disciplines related to mineral/mining engineering and an international reputation for innovative research in any area related to the mineral/mining industries.

The Lassonde Institute of Mining at the University of Toronto promotes and facilitates cross-disciplinary research related to challenges facing the mineral and energy sectors. The Lassonde Mineral Engineering Program crosses traditional university disciplines to provide a diversified undergraduate education in the areas of mining, mineral processing, geology, and other relevant topics in applied science and engineering. Graduates are highly sought by industry, consulting and research organizations.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., have or be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, and must have demonstrated leadership, administrative capabilities, communication skills and a strong vision to develop the potential synergies that are available at the University of Toronto. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. 

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to The closing date for receipt of applications is April 30, 2014 or until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed when they are received.

For more information please visit our webpages: the Department of Civil Engineering and the Lassonde Institute of Mining.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priorityPI74918320