McMaster University

McMaster University

Academic Posting in the Faculty of Engineering

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at McMaster University invites applications for a position at either the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. We seek applicants with expertise in either of two areas of research. The first is solidification and thermo-mechanical processing of light metal alloys, where preference will be given to those candidates who have gained considerable experience within the Canadian industrial sector. The second research area of interest is first principles atomistic computations of thermodynamic and defect properties of materials. Here top priority will be given to candidates who can interact and collaborate with the ongoing experimental activities in the department.

McMaster University, one of the Top 100 universities in the world (THE and AWRU rankings of world universities), boasts a network of academic institutes that provide stimulating interdisciplinary research opportunities. McMaster is home to the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy, the Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research, the Centre for Automotive Materials and Corrosion, and the Steel Research Centre. For more information on the experimental facilities and current research interests of the department the applicant is invited to visit our website at:

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Materials Science/Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or a closely related discipline. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program and demonstrate a commitment to teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Within a reasonable time period after joining the department, the successful candidate is expected to obtain a full or limited license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2013 and the anticipated starting date for the position is January 1, 2014. Applications by e-mail are encouraged.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications, and the names and addresses of at least three references to:

Faculty Selection Committee
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, McMaster University
1280 Main St. West, JHE 357, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L7, Canada.
Reference: MATERIALS 2013

Posted: December 18th, 2012

Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. 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, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247).
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