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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:15:14 -0400
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The Department of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University is seeking an 
outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the rank of 
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, depending on the qualifications of 
the candidates.  Candidates with expertise in the areas of process systems 
engineering, polymer engineering, and water/energy are encouraged to apply. 
The position is available from January 1, 2019.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related 
discipline. Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario or 
eligibility to acquire registration in Canada is an essential 
qualification. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and 
graduate level courses.  They will also be expected to establish a strong 
externally-funded research program, supervise graduate students, and foster 
existing or new collaborations with other departments and faculties.  
Evidence of leadership skills, excellence in service, and a demonstrated 
ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and 
cultures is also required.  

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for 
innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring 
students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic 
excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty 
members, along with close to 4,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate 

McMaster University is committed to building an inclusive community 
dedicated to teaching and learning within a diverse environment.  The 
Faculty of Engineering seeks to attract an active, culturally and 
academically diverse faculty member of the highest caliber and welcomes 
applications from highly qualified candidates with skills and abilities 
that will contribute to the values of equity, diversity and inclusion in 
research, teaching, and the workplace.  The Faculty of Engineering promotes 
a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made 
available for personal growth and professional development. McMaster 
Chemical Engineering has a very strong reputation in both research and 
teaching as one of the top schools for Chemical Engineering in Canada.  

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, 
a research dossier that includes a statement of research interests and 
plans, a selection of research publications, a teaching dossier that 
includes a teaching philosophy, as well as evidence of teaching experience 
and effectiveness.  Kindly provide the names of at least four references 
who can speak to your academic and research performance (with postal and 
email addresses).  In both your research and teaching statements, please 
also describe how you will further equity and inclusion to advance McMaster 
University¡¯s commitment to fostering a culture that embraces and promotes 
the rich diversity of our campus community.  Some current examples of 
activities, include diversity-related programming, contributions to student 
success, committee work, and appropriate mentoring of individuals, 
especially those from groups that have been historically marginalized or 

Complete applications must be made online at (Faculty Postings, Job #) to the attention 

Chair of the Selection Committee
Department of Chemical Engineering
McMaster University, 
Hamilton, ON Canada L8S 4L7

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All 
applicants will receive an on-line confirmation of receipt of their 
application; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian 
citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  If you require 
any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection 
procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905©\525©\
9140 ext. 222©\HR (22247).

To comply with the Government of Canada¡¯s reporting requirements, the 
University is obliged to gather information about applicants¡¯ status as 
either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need 
not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all 
applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a 
Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of 
respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to 
employment equity.  The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our 
innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching 
excellence.  The University seeks qualified candidates who share our 
commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.  While all qualified 
candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from 
women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, M¨¦tis and Inuit peoples, 
members of visible minorities, and LGBQT+ persons.  Job applicants 
requiring accommodations to participate in the hiring process should 
contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR 
(22247) to communicate accommodation needs