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

Academic Employment Opportunity #22-07

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin October 3, 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 January 1, 2023, subject to budgetary approval.

To be considered for the position the applicant should have a PhD degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a relevant discipline. The Department has identified a need for software engineering expertise in areas such as IoT, artificial intelligence, software architecture, UX design, and/or others that complement departmental strengths. UNB's ECE department has research clusters in areas of biomedical engineering, communications, and smart energy systems, among others, offering a collaborative and supportive research environment. The successful applicant will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in software engineering, ideally of interest to both software and electrical engineering students. The candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and academic service in software engineering. 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 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 which 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, and of setting good examples for our students. As such, qualified applicants who identify as women, racialized people, people with disabilities, and Indigenous people are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note the category of "women" includes individuals who identify as cisgender women, transgender women, transgender men, two-spirit, and non-binary.

Review of applications will begin October 3, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a brief research proposal and the names of three (3) references. The application package should be sent to:

Professor Adam Wilson, 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.