Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-51

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: The review of applications will begin June 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) commencing 1st of September 2022, subject to budgetary approval. To be considered for the position, the applicant must have a PhD degree in Electrical, Software, Computer, Information Technology Engineering, or other related engineering discipline. Research and teaching pursuits within a broad range of ECE are of interest to the department, as is improving our gender balance. UNB's ECE department has large research groups in the areas of biomedical/health sciences and smart energy which afford collaboration opportunities, but we are also seeking to broaden our scope of research into new and emerging areas. The candidate is expected to work towards developing a strong externally funded research program along with teaching, graduate student supervision, and academic service. The selected applicant will be expected to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of New Brunswick. Further information may be found at

The University of New Brunswick has approximately 6,700 full-time students and 475 faculty members at its Fredericton campus. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosts approximately 270 undergraduate students, 66 graduate students and 14 faculty members; and offers undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Software Engineering (in collaboration with the Faculty of Computer Science). The Department is an active participant in an accredited software Co-Op program that places students in work terms across Canada.

As an Engineering Faculty, we understand the importance and benefit of improving equity and diversity within the Engineering discipline. As such, we will prioritize qualified applicants who add to the diversity of our team and who will set a strong example for our students.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a brief research proposal and the names of three (3) references. The review of applications will begin June 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The application package should be sent to:

Dr. Bruce Colpitts, Chair

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of New Brunswick

P. O. Box 4400

Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3


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.