Water and Health

Monday, July 15, 2013
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant/Associate Professor
Job Institution: 
McMaster University
Job Description: 

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the general area of “Water and Health”. It is expected that the successful candidate will be nominated for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair position, with the appointment being in either Chemical or Civil Engineering, beginning July 1, 2014.

The Faculty has a high reputation, in both research and teaching, as one of the top Engineering programs in Canada. Both the Chemical and Civil Engineering Departments are undergoing a period of dynamic development. We are looking to strengthen and expand our research areas and are particularly interested in candidates with research expertise/interests in wastewater engineering, specifically related to health and/or energy issues.

Candidates must have a Doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering or Civil Engineering, or in a closely related discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching in both the graduate and undergraduate programs of the home department. Registration or eligibility for registration, as a Professional Engineer in Ontario, is required.

Candidates should send a letter of application, full CV including a list of publications, statement of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications, and the names of at least three references (with postal and email addresses) to the attention of:


Dr. Shiping Zhu, Professor & Chair,                or         Dr. Brian Baetz, Professor & Chair

Department of Chemical Engineering                        Department of Civil Engineering

McMaster University, JHE-374                                    McMaster University, JHE-301

Hamilton, ON Canada L8S 4L7                                   Hamilton, ON Canada L8S 4L7

Email:  chechair@mcmaster.ca                                  Email:  civil@mcmaster.ca


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  McMaster University 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, and persons with disabilities.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For more information about the relevant Departments, please consult http://www.chemeng.mcmaster.ca and http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/civil.