The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research in the general area of air quality and air pollution engineering with expertise related to one or more of the following areas: air quality impacts related to climate change; air quality characterization and assessment; air pollution impact assessment; air quality modelling; and novel air pollution and emission control technologies for industrial and mobile sources.
The Department offers dynamic, innovative, and cross-disciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs leading to Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Applied Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctoral degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering in Architectural Conservation and Sustainability Engineering. The Department has diverse expertise over a wide range of experimental, numerical, and analytical research areas in geotechnical, environmental, fire safety, structural and transportation engineering and in heritage conservation and sustainable building design. Within environmental engineering, the department has expertise in clean air, clean water, clean soil and clean energy.
Graduate programs of the department are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Civil Engineering and the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Environmental Engineering to provide further strength and opportunities. The intensive research enterprise in the department includes a Canada Research Chair in Wastewater Treatment Engineering and anNSERC Industrial Research Chair in Fire Safety Engineering. The successful candidate will have access to the Department’s world-class laboratories and computing facilities. Further information on the Department is available from the Web site http://www.carleton.ca/cee
Candidates must have a Ph.D., or be in the final stages of obtaining their Ph.D., in environmental engineering or a related engineering discipline. The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and possess a strong commitment to research, as reflected in their publication record. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded, high quality research program; will be committed to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department. Synergy to establish collaborative research links with existing members of the Department and Faculty and with industry is critical. The position requires membership in a professional engineering association in Canada, or ability to obtain membership within three years of appointment.
Application packages comprising i) a detailed curriculum vitae, ii) a description of research accomplishments and future plans (research statement), iii) a teaching dossier (teaching statement), and iv) the names of three referees should be sent to Prof. Paul Van Geel, Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Carleton University preferably as a single pdf file emailed to Paul.VanGeel@carleton.ca. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide academic opportunities in more than 100 programs of study to more than 28,000 full- and part-time students, from every province and more than 100 countries around the world. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.
Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus, bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.
Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate requests in a timely manner.