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Assistant Professor in Sustainable Urban Infrastructure, University of Toronto, Canada

The Department of Civil Engineering in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in engineering for sustainable urban infrastructure. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2016.

We seek candidates with research and teaching expertise in applications of engineering in the context of sustainable urban infrastructure. Sustainable infrastructure development in the City of Toronto presents many opportunities for research in this area. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated strength within the urban infrastructure field in one or more of the built environment, energy, data analytics, and smart cities. The candidate will be expected to work with industry and public agencies to create a meaningful and lasting impact on sustainable, resilient development in Toronto and other urban centers globally. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute meaningfully to the Master of Engineering in Cities Engineering and Management offered by the Civil Engineering Department.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto is committed to excellence in teaching and interdisciplinary research. Candidates must display evidence of excellence in these areas. Evidence of excellence in research can be demonstrated by research of an internationally competitive calibre, as evidenced by publication in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, accolades for creative work, and strong endorsements by referees. Additionally, the successful candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate program levels. Evidence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the teaching statement submitted as part of the application. The successful applicant is expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally-funded research program, to advise graduate students and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in civil engineering.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in 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. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For further details and to apply online please visit http://uoft.me/academicopportunities

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