Faculty of Engineering: NB Power Industrial Research Chair in Smart Grid Technologies

Academic Employment Opportunity #20-11

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) invites applications from outstanding researchers to fill the position of NB Power Industrial Research Chair in Smart Grid Technologies (the "Chair"). The position will be a full-time, tenure-track appointment with salary and rank aligning with the selected candidate's qualifications and experience, though desired qualifications indicate appointment at the Associate Professor or under exceptional cases, the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field and be eligible and committed to register as a Professional Engineer in New Brunswick.

UNB, founded in 1785, has two beautiful campuses, one in Fredericton and one in Saint John, New Brunswick. UNB performs world-class research both within Canada and internationally, and offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in more than 60 disciplines. More information about UNB can be found at https://www.unb.ca.

The role of Chair is to contribute significantly to the body of scholarship on smart grid technologies. The Chair will be a prominent researcher and leader for the advancement of smart grid technologies and will be associated with and involved in the research and development activities undertaken by the Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies (the "Centre"). The successful candidate will be expected to develop and support strong externally funded research programs leading to long-term sustainability and growth of the Centre and foster collaborations both internal and external to the University.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional scholar with an established international reputation supported by a record of achievement, productivity, and impact in the areas of smart grid technologies including, but not exclusively, power systems, power electronics, communications, and controls. The candidates for the Chair will also be assessed by their documented achievement of a continuing and satisfactory record of teaching competence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, along with the training of highly qualified personnel (HQP).

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 four referees to:

Search Committee for the NB Power Chair in Smart Grid Technologies

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of New Brunswick

15 Dineen Drive, D-36, Fredericton, NB, Canada E3B 5A3

Email: ece@unb.ca

The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.