Available Positions

Research Assistant Professor

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Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) lab, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (MME) in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications from exceptional researchers for multiple Research Assistant Professor positions in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM). The duration of the first appointment term is two years. Depending on the candidate performance and availability of budget, the contract may be extended for extra three years.

Candidates must have a proven record of accomplishments in metal AM research and development, demonstrated through leading publications and industrial experience on modeling/simulation, materials, control, and novel processes. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, and hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline with relevant experience in AM, potential or proven ability for excellence in teaching and research. Duties will include undertaking an active research program in the field of AM, developing an independent collaborative portfolio in AM supported by industry, developing at least one AM-related course for support of AM training programs, and supervising graduate students research. The performance will be assessed by the scientific advisory committee, the program directors, and/or MME Chair.

The annual salary range for this position is $80,000 to $100,000.

The closing date for applications is November 1, 2020. Those who are interested, send the following documents to RAP@msam-uwaterloo.ca with the email subject line starting with “Application for RAP Position -”.

  1. Detailed CV.
  2. Research statement, reflecting plans for innovative AM research, collaborating with industrial partners, supervising students, and securing funds.
  3. Teaching statement, highlighting the interest and capabilities in AM course development.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees.

As such, we encourage qualified applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.”