second in Canada in research funding per
faculty member. The Faculty of Engineering
hosts over 22 institutes, centres and networks, with those based in the Department
of Chemical Engineering including the Sentinel Bioactive Paper Network, the 20/20
NSERC Opthalmic Material Network, the
Centre for Advanced Polymer Processing
Analysis and Design, and the McMaster
Advanced Control Consortium. The Faculty
of Engineering is committed to the pursuit
of excellence in teaching, research and service, and to fostering the quality of academic life. The McMaster Faculty of
Engineering's strategic plan may be viewed
at http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/strategic-plan/StrategicPlan.pdf. Applicants must
demonstrate an outstanding record of
research, reflected in extramural grant
acquisition, publication in high quality
peer-reviewed journals, and national and
international recognition. The preferred
candidate will also have established a
record of teaching excellence at both the
graduate and undergraduate level. The
recruited individual will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses,
develop graduate level courses, and support
departmental growth in this area. He/she
will also be expected to establish a strong
externally funded research program, supervise graduate student research, and foster
the already existing collaborations with
other departments. Preference will be given
to applicants with a world-class record in
the areas of polymer reaction engineering
and living radical polymerization as routes
to novel materials, which will link to the
strategic directions of the department and
Faculty. We anticipate that the successful
applicant will also have a strong record of
collaboration with industry. An application
package comprising an application letter,
resume, statements on research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses
of at least three references should be sent
to: Chair, CRC Search Committee, Department of Chemical Engineering, JHE Rm.
374, McMaster University, Hamilton,
Ontario, Canada, L8S 4L7; Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for
applications is September 30, 2012. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadian citizens and permanent
residents will be given priority. McMaster is
strongly committed to employment equity
within its community, and to recruiting a
diverse faculty and staff. The University
encourages applications from all qualified
candidates, including women, members of
visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with
Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Science
Head of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science
(Competition: HEAD UNIT 8-13)
The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for the
position of Head of Economics, Philosophy, and Political Science. This administrative Unit is one of eight Units within the Irving K.
Barber School of Arts and Science and has a total of 19 faculty members and 1 staff member. Graduate students have access to a vibrant
interdisciplinary graduate program. Undergraduate programs include majors and minors in each of the three disciplines, as well as
specialized interdisciplinary programs in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) and in International Relations (IR).
The ideal candidate will be in the early stages of the Full Professor rank, although a senior Associate Professor may also be considered.
The Head’s position includes a faculty appointment. We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated excellence in research, teaching,
leadership and management skills, with proven ability to lead and motivate faculty, staff, and students. Field of research specialization can be related to any area of Economics, Philosophy, or Political Science. Desirable attributes include a strong record of published
research and external funding as well as prior experience in academic administration and undergraduate and graduate education.
The Head will provide administrative, intellectual, and academic leadership of the Unit and will serve on the Faculty’s Leadership Team.
The Head is expected to: (i) oversee the overall operation of the Unit, including the budget, (ii) ensure that courses are suitably staffed,
(iii) take an active role in advancing the Unit’s programs and activities through curriculum and program review, (iv) foster collegial
interaction among faculty members, (v) mentor members of the Unit, (vi) conduct annual evaluations of each faculty member in the
Unit, and (vii) serve as the advocate for Unit members within the Faculty and the University. Direct experience with managing reappointment, tenure and promotion processes and familiarity with budget processes are considered assets. As a faculty member of the
Unit, the Head will be expected to maintain an active research program in his/her chosen field, to supervise graduate students, and
other wise contribute to the Unit’s teaching programs.
The position will be available January 1, 2013 with a five-year renewable term. The Head reports directly to the Dean of the Irving K.
Barber School of Arts and Sciences.
UBC is one of the world’s top universities. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, at the heart of the Okanagan Valley has over 7,000 students in six Faculties, including strong
graduate programs at all levels. Kelowna is connected by direct flights to major Canadian and USA cities and the region is considered
one of the most desirable regions to live in Canada.
How to Apply:
Applicants should provide: A cover letter that clearly identifies all related administrative experience, including a statement of the
candidate’s philosophy or approach to leadership; an up-to-date curriculum vitae; statements of a program of research and of teaching
interests; evidence of teaching ability; and three letters of reference. All documents must be submitted as e-mail attachments and sent
to email@example.com. Preferred formats are Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf ). Please put the competition title
(Head, Unit 8-13) on the subject line of the e-mail and state whether you are currently legally entitled to work in Canada.
Review of files will begin on August 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
Please direct inquiries to: Dean Cynthia Mathieson, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (email:
For more information about the Faculty, see http://www.ubc.ca/okanagan/academic/welcome.html.
McMaster University - Tenure-Track
Faculty Position in Chemical Engineering.
The Department of Chemical Engineering
at McMaster University is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor
level beginning July 1, 2013. The Department has a high reputation in both research
and teaching, as one of the top Chemical
All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome
applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual
orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Government
regulations require that Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.