The University of British Columbia
Department of Civil Engineering
Faculty Positions in Civil Engineering
Applications are invited from outstanding individuals for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level within the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of British Columbia (UBC) - Vancouver. The Department will hire up to four individuals in the following three broad areas: Environmental (Process) Engineering (up to 2 positions), Project and Construction Management, and Structural Engineering.
The successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely-related field, and will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, and to contribute to high quality undergraduate and graduate teaching and effective supervision of graduate students. The successful candidates will also be expected to register as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (see www.apeg.bc.ca/Become-a-Member).
The Department of Civil Engineering is a top-ranked academic unit, with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching, and strong links to professional practice. For information on the Department see: www.civil.ubc.ca. Information on the employment environment in the Faculty of Applied Science is available at http://apsc.ubc.ca/apsc/prospective-faculty. A description of the nature of an Assistant Professor appointment, and the criteria for achieving promotion and tenure are available at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/.
Interested applicants should submit an application package that consists of: a short biography, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and priorities, a statement of teaching interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a list of three references with contact information, and a statement indicating whether or not they are legally able to work in Canada. Applications will be considered at any time until the positions have been filled, however, the review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016.
Applications must be made through the University of British Columbia’s Human Resources online careers page: http://facultycareers.ubc.ca/22297 .
The positions are subject to final budgetary approval.
Note: Applicants to faculty positions at UBC Applied Science are asked to complete the following equity survey to the Tenure-Track Assistant Professor posting. The survey link is: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/CIVL-Positions/. Your participation is voluntary and anonymous. The information will not be used to determine eligibility for employment. The answers will be collated to provide data that can assist us in understanding the diversity of our applicant pool and identifying potential barriers to the employment of designated equity group members. This survey takes only a minute to complete. You may self-identify in one or more of the designated equity groups. You may decline to identify in any or all of the questions by choosing “not disclosed.” Thank you in advance for your participation.
UBC 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.