Environmental Engineering - Integrated Waste Management

Friday, November 4, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
Concordia University - Montreal, Canada
Job Description: 

Concordia University’s Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science hosts over 7500 undergraduate/graduate students and prepares the next generation of technical leaders and entrepreneurs to address complex real-world problems. We offer a multi-disciplinary and research-engaged environment dedicated to incubating innovation, excellence and success. Our teaching and research is daring and transformative and contributes significantly to the sustainable intellectual and economic development of our community. We connect ideas with people and we are redefining the university experience.

The Department has a faculty complement of 39 professors active in the various areas of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Department offers bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees in Building and Civil Engineering. The student enrollments are strong at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. More information on the Department is available at: http://www.concordia.ca/bcee

The Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering seeks outstanding candidates for one tenure-track position in the area of Environmental Engineering (Integrated Waste Management) with expertise in one or more of the following areas: sustainable management of solid, hazardous and industrial waste; energy and resource recovery from waste; carbon capture; net-zero discharge systems; safe disposal; and/or innovative waste treatment processes and technologies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level may also be considered.

Applicants must possess a PhD in Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering, or a related discipline. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to the supervision of MASc and PhD students, and to excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level. They will conduct independent scholarly research and attract external funding. Excellent communication skills are required.  Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in the province of Quebec, is required. Relevant industrial experience is an asset. The language of instruction at Concordia University is English; however, knowledge of French is an asset.

Applications must include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement concerning teaching and research interests and the names of at least four referees. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate has been identified, but should be submitted by December 15, 2016.  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 2017

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to the Department Chair.

Dr. M. Zaheeruddin, Chair
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West,
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8 CANADA


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