Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Assistant Professor

Carleton University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-02-13

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The ideal candidate will have expertise in space systems engineering, preferably with a research focus in dynamics and controls. The target start date is July 1, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. and a commitment to teaching, research and the engineering profession. The successful candidate will be expected to be effective in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students, and establish an independent internationally recognized research program yielding peer-reviewed publications. P.Eng. membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required at the time of appointment or within two years of appointment.

At the Bachelor's level, the Department offers degrees in Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomedical, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering. At the Master's level, the Department offers degrees in Mechanical, Aerospace, Materials, Biomedical and Sustainable Energy Engineering. At the Ph.D. level, the Department offers degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. There are excellent opportunities for research collaboration with industry, government institutes and laboratories, and established faculty in the Department. Information on the Department is available at

Application, with curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and statements on teaching and research interests should be sent to: Professor Metin I. Yaras, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6; Telephone: 613-520-5684; Fax: 613-520-5715; Email:

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship, including but not limited to women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


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