Position Rank: Full Time Alternate Stream – Assistant or Associate Lecturer
Discipline/Field: Civil Engineering
Home Faculty: Lassonde School of Engineering
Home Department/Area/Division: Department of Civil Engineering
Position Start Date: July 1, 2017
Lassonde School of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, York University
Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science and earth and atmospheric science. This $250 million initiative includes hiring 100 new faculty and staff, expanding the student body by 1500, and fostering an inclusive and diverse culture committed to advancing gender parity. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity. We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations.
The newly-established Department of Civil Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate programs that cultivate the learning, thinking and problem-solving abilities needed to adapt, to develop and to exercise responsible leadership through times of rapid change. The Department offers BEng, MASc and PhD degree programs. Its research reflects a markedly cross-disciplinary focus and offers students broad opportunities to match personal interests with career development. Further information about the Lassonde School of Engineering, with departmental link for Civil Engineering can be found at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.
We are seeking an innovative and inspiring engineering educator for an alternate-stream (teaching-focused) tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Lecturer to serve as course director and laboratory instructor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University. This appointment is to commence July 1, 2017.
The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for teaching and program development, in particular the development, enhancement, coordination and delivery of laboratory practicum components of undergraduate courses (and possibly graduate courses) and student projects. S/he will also contribute to supporting students' learning through pedagogical innovation (e.g., flipped classroom), outcomes-based student assessment, interactions with industry, learning technologies, and collegial governance of the program.
All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The Affirmative Action Program, which applies to women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and people with disabilities can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/ or by calling the AA office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.