Department of Engineering: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-58

UNB Saint John

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department of Engineering at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting January 1, 2023, or a mutually acceptable date thereafter. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The department offers a 2-year diploma program in Engineering Foundation with specializations in chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, and software engineering. The department will offer a 4-year degree program in environmental engineering starting Fall 2023. Also, the department is looking at expanding its offerings through teaching graduate courses toward the Master of Engineering in systems engineering.

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related discipline, and clear evidence of strong research ability, as the successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally funded research program and be involved in supervision of graduate (MSc and PhD) students. UNB Saint John has a strong commitment to teaching so demonstrated excellence in teaching will be an asset. Preference will be given to candidates with background in environmental engineering who have obtained a P. Eng. or who are eligible to do so. Responsibilities include teaching, research (including graduate student supervision), and assisting in university academic service.

Applicants are requested to submit electronically (as a single PDF) a curriculum vitae, the names and addresses (e-mail and telephone number) of three referees, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and up to three reprints of recent publications to:

Dr. Idris Gadoura, Chair

Department of Engineering

University of New Brunswick Saint John


Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A statement of current citizenship should be included.

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.