Assistant Professor of Experimental ThermoFluids

University of Manitoba Department of Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a fulltime tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of Experimental ThermoFluids (Position #24872) with a start date of July 1, 2020.

The successful candidate: 1) must hold undergraduate and doctoral degrees in Mechanical Engineering
or related field; 2) must be registered or eligible for registration as a professional engineer with
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba; 3) will be expected to develop and teach mechanical engineering
related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; 4) will be expected to establish an externally
funded and sustainable research program; 5) must possess excellent communication and leadership
skills; and 6) will have a strong industry and/or research experience, evidenced by postdoctoral/industry
research appointments, publications in reputable journals, patents, advancing knowledge and skills in

The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an outstanding, independent, innovative,
externally funded research program of international caliber, and teach in the mechanical engineering
curriculum at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. We are particularly interested in candidates
who complement existing expertise in the department, and who have a demonstrated record of
research and publications in experimental heat transfer or two-phase flow.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a research intensive department that is comprised of 30
academic staff, 15 support staff and over 30 postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars and adjunct
professors. It offers an accredited undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering, with over 500
students. The Department has a strong graduate teaching and research program with over 120 graduate
students in its PhD, MSc and MEng programs. It maintains funded research activities with industrial
partners and government research laboratories. Additional information can be found at our website:

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Review of applications will commence on May 1
st, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications including complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a sample of 3 peerreviewed publications, a statement of their teaching philosophy, names of three referees and contact
information should be sent via email, referencing Position Number 24872 to:

David Kuhn, Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering
C/O Ms. Kris Taylor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Manitoba
E2-327 EITC, 75A Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V6

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection
of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy" (Manitoba). Please note
that curriculum vitae and other documentation may be provided to participating members of the search

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and
especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with
disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and
permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-8371. Please note this contact information is for
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