University of Waterloo – Assistant Professor Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications for exceptional scholars and researchers for a tenure track position in Additive Manufacturing (AM) at the rank of Assistant Professor. In the case of an exceptional candidate, an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor may be considered.

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in metal AM, including laser, electron-beam and/or binder based AM processes. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, and hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline with relevant experience, potential or proven ability for excellence in teaching and research. Duties will include teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate student research, and undertaking an active research program.

The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range may be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

The closing date for applications is November 15, 2019 with an anticipated start of May 1, 2020 or sooner. The successful applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario within five years of joining the University.

Applicants to send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching and research statements. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview. Documents to be forwarded to:

Dr. Jan Huissoon, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

Information about the Faculty, Department and Research Group can be found at , and

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact:

Dr. Jan Huissoon,

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

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