Lecturer - Materials Sci. & Engineering

Canada, North America
Apr 16, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Description

Requisition Title:Lecturer - Materials Science & Engineering - 1400162

Job Field:Teaching Stream
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Department:Materials Science & Engineering
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Apr 15, 2014
Job Closing:May 15, 2014

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in the area of Materials Science and Engineering at the rank of Lecturer beginning July 1, 2014 or shortly thereafter.   Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering and have the ability to teach in a wide variety of courses relating to the synthesis, structure, properties and applications of all major types of traditional and advanced materials.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of teaching experience at an accredited Canadian engineering program with a proven record of excellence in teaching, for example as demonstrated by teaching awards. Experience in teaching large undergraduate courses is considered essential. Additionally, the successful candidate must be registered as a P.Eng. in the Province of Ontario.    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years.  In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer.   The candidate should also possess the intellectual curiosity to pursue novel and innovative methods of thinking, teaching and laboratory development.  The successful candidate will also have the ability to develop and implement a wide range of innovative laboratory activities and engaging classroom demonstrations.  Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials and working closely with colleagues within the department and across the university on a range of projects and activities including curriculum development and renewal, and the development of online and physical reusable learning objects.    Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of career goals and teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier (including course outlines and evaluations).  Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to strumas@ecf.utoronto.ca by the closing date, May 15, 2014. All application materials must be submitted online http://uoft.me/how-to-apply, by May 15, 2014.   Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.   For more information on the Department of Materials Science and Engineering please visit: www.mse.utoronto.ca

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 priorityPI75789134