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Tenure-track Faculty Positions

The School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada, invites applications for a tenure-track research faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Excellent applicants in Engineering Science with a research focus in electronics, communications, biomedical, systems/robotics, computer engineering, engineering physics, or quantum technologies will be considered.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, graduate student supervision, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to bridge disciplines is desirable. A Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related areas by the date of appointment is required. The School of Engineering Science is CEAB accredited, hence successful candidates should either have a Canadian Professional Engineering licence or at a minimum secure such qualification as soon as possible after appointment. For the requirements for a P. Eng. Licence see the Engineers and Geoscientists BC requirements at:

The ideal candidate is expected to possess and demonstrate the following qualifications:

  •  Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or another closely related discipline; Ph.D. candidates in these areas who are close to completion will also be considered.
  •  Demonstrated potential for research excellence.
  •  Proven excellence in developing and teaching engineering courses at the undergraduate and (where applicable) graduate levels.
  •  Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  •  Excellent communication skills and commitment to a team based working culture.
  •  Eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) as soon as possible after appointment.

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Screening will commence on January 17th 2021 (60 days from posting date).

To apply, submit the following to our online application system []:

  •  A recent curriculum vitae.
  •  Research and teaching statements.
  •  Statement on equity, diversity, and inclusion engagement philosophies within your teaching and research.
  •  Names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three referees.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Simon Fraser University is located in metropolitan Vancouver, one of the most livable cities in the world and has been ranked by Maclean’s Magazine as the top comprehensive university in Canada for 15 times in the last 25 years. The School of Engineering Science currently has 28 faculty members, ~120 graduate students, and more than 1,100 undergraduate students. The school prides itself in its excellent researchers and facilities, as well as high-quality engaged students. The School of Engineering Science is home to the current Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Chair for Women in Science and Engineering.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is committed to promoting and supporting gender equity, and applications from established female colleagues with national and international research reputation and relevant administrative experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. SFU offers several benefits and services aimed at creating a more inclusive and accessible campus community for faculty, please see the Faculty Relations, Benefits and Service page for more details. SFU is also committed to ensuring that the application and interview process is accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations or have questions about SFU benefits, services, accommodations policies, or equity considerations please contact the Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Faculty Relations.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice.