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NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Masonry Design
Applications are invited for a proposed NSERC Senior/Associate Industrial Research Chair in masonry design at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor, effective July 1, 2011, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a full time, tenured or tenure-track position in the Department of Civil and Geological Engineering. The successful candidate will be invited to participate in the NSERC industrial research chair proposal and peer review process and, pending a successful NSERC application, join the Department as the industrial research chair.
The successful candidate will be a lead researcher in the College of Engineering’s recently established Saskatchewan Centre for Masonry Design. The mandate of the Centre is to establish an internationally recognized centre of excellence for teaching and research in structural masonry. To support the activities of the Centre, the successful candidate will be expected to forge strong links with the local and national masonry industry.
Candidates are expected to hold an earned doctorate in structural or materials engineering, or a related field, and, preferably, have several years experience at an academic institution or as a practicing engineering professional. Candidates will have a national or international reputation as a leader in the field of masonry design, with demonstrated achievement in innovative research. The preferred candidate will demonstrate the ability to create and capitalize on exceptional research opportunities befitting the status of a research chair.
The ideal candidate is expected to be a leader and have a proven track record of working collaboratively with his or her colleagues. The candidate is expected to be a strong communicator and demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching, research and administration in a university environment.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates are to provide a curriculum vitae, a research plan outlining specific interests in masonry design and a teaching dossier to be sent to:
Professor Bruce Sparling