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Job Record #17982
TitleAssistant Professor/Tenure Track - Thermo-Fluids #32619
CategoryJob in Academia
EmployerMechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba
LocationCanada, Manitoba, Winnipeg
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateWednesday, November 30, 2022
Description:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manitoba, located 
on Treaty 1 land, invites applications for a full-time probationary tenure-track 
faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of Thermo- Fluids 
with a start date of July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary 
will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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 heat transfer and other related courses 
in the area of thermo-fluids 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; 6) preferably has 
postdoctoral/industry experience and publications in reputable journals or 
patents; and 7) will be expected to provide professional service to the 
Department, the Faculty, the University and the community.

The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an outstanding, 
independent, innovative, externally funded research program of international 
caliber. We are particularly interested in a candidate who will complement 
existing computational or experimental thermo-fluids expertise in the department 
and who has a demonstrated record of research excellence in thermo-fluids and 
expertise in heat transfer.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a research-intensive department that 
is comprised of 25 academic staff, 16 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: 
https://umanitoba.ca/engineering/mechanical

The University of Manitoba is a driving force of innovation, discovery, and 
advancement. Our momentum is propelled by our campus community – UM faculty, 
staff, and students whose determination and curiosity shape our world for the 
better. Our teaching, learning and work environment is uniquely strengthened and 
enriched by Indigenous perspectives. With two main campuses in Winnipeg, 
satellite campuses throughout Manitoba, and world-wide research, UM’s impact is 
global.

Discover outstanding employee benefits, experience world-class facilities, and 
join a dynamic community that values reconciliation, sustainability, diversity, 
and inclusion. We are one of Manitoba’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best 
Diversity Employers. At the University of Manitoba, what inspires you can change 
everything.

Applicants are requested to submit the following materials, preferably via email 
as one PDF file referencing Position Number 32619. Review of applications will 
commence on December 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. 
Application materials will be shared with the members of the search committee. 
The complete application package must include:

1.	Cover letter with a concise summary of qualifications and a personal 
statement of suitability for the position,
2.	Complete curriculum vitae,
3.	Research statement highlighting the applicant’s most significant 
contributions and connecting these to the applicant’s vision of success in the 
short-term, medium-term (~5 years) and long-term (career),
4.	A sample of three peer-reviewed publications,
5.	Statement of teaching philosophy and interests that documents the 
applicant’s experience in, and approach to, training and mentoring diverse 
students,
6.	Statement describing past, present, or planned actions to promote 
equity, diversity, inclusion and reconciliation in the academic community 
(maximum one page), and
7.	Names and contact information of three (3) referees. 


Please submit applications to:

Olanrewaju Ojo, Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering 
C/O Ms. Jill Lautenschlager, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
E2-327 EITC, 75A Chancellors Circle, University of Manitoba, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V6 
Email: Jill.Lautenschlager@umanitoba.ca

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

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & 
inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where 
applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from 
full participation at the University and the larger community including 
Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and 
those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, 
questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). 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 mailto:UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this 
contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

For more information on this and other opportunities, please visit: 
https://umanitoba.ca/careers/

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17982 when responding to this ad.
NameJill Lautenschlager
Emailjill.lautenschlager@umanitoba.ca
Email ApplicationYes
Phone204-474-6631
URLhttps://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/default.aspx?REQ_ID=23185&Language=1
Address75A Chancellor Circle
E2-327 EITC
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V6
Record Data:
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