Academic Employment Opportunity

Faculty of Engineering J. Herbert Smith Centre

UNB Fredericton


Competition #:#17-07Closing Date:The search committee will review applications until the position is filled.

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
J. HERBERT SMITH CENTRE
 
Applications are invited for the position of Director of Innovation at the Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship in the Faculty of Engineering at the Fredericton Campus of the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The Director of Innovation will assume the position of Assistant Professor for a five year term.
 
Established in 1988, the Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) provides leadership in teaching and scholarship in engineering management and entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the development and delivery of courses that support engineering programs and to serve as the Innovation Director for the Emera and NB Power Research Center for Smart Grid Technologies. The candidate is expected to liaise with other departments and faculties at UNB and work with public and private-sector organizations.
 
The University is seeking an exceptional individual who possesses a unique blend of academic qualifications, leadership ability and professional experience. Candidates will have a PhD supplemented by experience in teaching in innovation and entrepreneurship, IP management, writing and managing research contracts, together with knowledge and experience in smart grid technologies. Candidates should bring to this position an extensive and effective network of contacts in the private and public sectors, very strong communication skills and a record of achievements.
 
Interested candidates are asked to submit by email a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and scholarly interests and plans, the names and addresses (both postal and e-mail) and telephone numbers of three referees and copies of selected recent publications to:
 
J. Herbert Smith TME Search Committee
c/o Office of Dean of Engineering
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB Canada E3B 5A3
Email: engineering@unb.ca
 
The search committee will review applications until the position is filled. The planned start date for this position is September 15, 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be required to make a presentation to faculty, and be interviewed by the search committee. 
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizen status.
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.
08/24/17