Job ID: 138743

Limited Term Faculty Appointments (LTA)

Concordia University

  • Feb. 17, 2020
  • Limited Term Faculty Appointments (LTA)
  • Mechanical, Industrial & Aerospace Engineering
  • Concordia University
    Montreal, QC
  • Mar. 15, 2020
  • May 1, 2020 or August 15, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Engineering - Other

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, the Department of Mechanical, Industrial & Aerospace Engineering invites applications for up to two Limited Term Appointment (LTA) faculty members. Positions are available in the areas of Mechanical Engineering and/or Industrial Engineering. Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering or in a related discipline. Relevant engineering experience is an asset. The incumbents will be assigned core undergraduate engineering courses in their domain (mechanical, industrial or aerospace), design courses, and/or engineering mathematics and possibly graduate courses depending on qualifications and experience.

The LTA appointments will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a starting date of either May 1 or August 15 2020. Membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. The LTA faculty members will be assigned six or seven courses over the summer, fall and winter semesters, depending on start date.

How to Apply

Electronic applications with "MIAE-LTA Position" in the subject line should be sent to Ms. Sophie Merineau, Assistant-to-the Chair at Applications should consist of a letter of intent, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names of three referees. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Knowledge of the French language is an asset. Concordia University is committed to employment equity. All applications should reach the department no later than March 15th 2020; however, applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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Concordia strives to be an inclusive institution that is welcoming of diverse backgrounds and experiences in order to improve learning, advance research, inspire creativity, and drive productivity. We define diversity broadly to include both ethnic and socio‐cultural background and diversity of perspectives, ideologies and traditions.

As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • committee work
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Concordia University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research excellence and will take them into careful consideration in assessing applications and throughout the selection process.

Applicants who anticipate requiring accommodations throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Nadia Hardy, Interim Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Faculty Development and Inclusion at or by phone at 514.848.2424 extension 4323.

  • Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
    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

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