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Tenure-Track Position in Solid Mechanics

Memorial University


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Memorial University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of solid mechanics, stress analysis, computational mechanics and/or continuum mechanics commencing May 2018, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants should hold an undergraduate and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering or a cognate area, with the proven ability for excellence in both teaching and research. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to register as a professional engineer in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Duties will include teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, developing laboratory facilities, supervising graduate and undergraduate student research, and undertaking an active, funded research program. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit

The deadline to receive applications is October 15, 2017. Candidates should forward an electronic application indicating the position to which they are applying in the subject line with the correct reference. Applications should include (a) curriculum vitae, (b) a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, © the names and complete contact information of three referees, and (d) copies of at least three relevant technical publications. All applications should be forwarded to:

Dr. Yuri Muzychka, Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada A1B 3×5

REFERENCE: 2016-003 (Solid Mechanics)

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