Position : Construction Engineering Professor – Structures

École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) is one of the largest engineering schools in Canada, with a student body numbering over 10,700, including 2,800 students at the graduate and postgraduate levels. It offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate programs designed with an applied engineering focus. It cultivates close ties with industry through a dynamic co-operative education program, and boasts an outstanding degree of partnership-based research and innovation.

ÉTS has experienced spectacular growth in its educational programs and in its research and innovation activities over the last few years, allowing it to acquire world-class infrastructure. The high calibre of research conducted by the institution gives it a ranking among the top engineering educational institutions in Canada.

Description of Position

The Construction Engineering Department at ÉTS (Montréal, Canada) is seeking a substitute professor to teach Structures for a period of one year. The candidate may work in collaboration with established research units in areas related to the assessment, rehabilitation and reinforcement of existing building and bridge structures exposed to service and seismic loads, and to building science (experimental and theoretical investigations, analytical advances, digital simulations, seismic vulnerability and risk, BIM, etc.).

Areas of Expertise Sought

Candidates must demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following fields:

  • Structural design;
  • Assessment and rehabilitation of existing structures;
  • Structural analysis and dimensioning.

Candidates must also demonstrate a mastery of advanced structural analysis software applications and a thorough understanding of applicable standards and codes.

The candidates sought will:

  • teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in one or more of the above-mentioned fields, including courses in structure design;
  • mentor graduate students;
  • participate in funded or contractual interdisciplinary research projects, jointly with industry and in work places;
  • participate in the writing and publication of scientific articles;
  • participate in the development of research programs and grant applications, particularly those directed at NSERC and FQRNT.

Qualification Requirements

  • Must hold a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in civil engineering, building engineering, construction engineering or other related sectors of engineering;
  • Must be a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ);
  • Must demonstrate excellent research and teaching skills. Professional experience or solid R & D experience would be an asset;
  • Three years of work experience in a position related to structural analysis or design would be an asset;
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken French in accordance with the ÉTS Language Policy (in French)

Start Date

Summer 2019

Submission of Applications

All applications shall be treated confidentially. Interested candidates must submit their application to Candidatures_professeursCTN@etsmtl.ca.

The application shall include all these documents named as noted below:

  • a cover letter cov_letter;
  • a curriculum vitae CV;
  • a statement of teaching goals teach_goals;
  • pertinent details of three references references;
  • a statement of their research plan res_plan;
  • the equal employment opportunity form equity_form;
  • a sample of research accomplishments (e.g., recent scientific articles) res_accomp.

For any further information, please contact Candidatures_professeursCTN@etsmtl.ca. All documents must be included. Otherwise, the application will not be evaluated. Please note that only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Salary and Terms

In accordance with the current collective agreement, the substitute professor in structures will be in office for one year, renewable once. Following this renewal, a tenure-track position could be established. Salary and benefits will be determined in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.

Immigration Requirements

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Nevertheless, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Equal Employment Opportunity Program

ÉTS has adopted and follows an equal employment opportunity program, and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal persons, visible and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities. Properly identifying yourself will help us consider all relevant factors during the selection process. Simply complete and attach the Equal Access to Employment form to your application.

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