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Tenure Track Faculty Position at UBC, Vancouver

Dear Mechanicians,

The following advertisement for a tenure track faculty position will be of interest to you. Please feel free to contact me if you have queries.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia seeks an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of Applied Mechanics. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, solid mechanics, biomechanics, advanced materials, and smart structures. The starting date will be July 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The ideal candidate will complement our existing strengths and develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Applicants must have either demonstrated or possess a clear potential and interest in achieving excellence in teaching, and provide service to the University and community. Industrial experience is an asset. She/he will hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and will be expected to register as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia.

Further information on the department is available at, and information on the employment environment in the Faculty of Applied Science is available at

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement (1-2 pages) of technical and teaching interests and accomplishments, and names and addresses (fax/e-mail included) of four referees. Applications should be submitted online at

The closing date for applications is September 30, 2014. Please do not forward applications by e-mail.

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