Power Systems Assistant or Associate Professor

  • Company: Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Closing date: November 15, 2023

Job Description

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Faculty Position in Power Systems
(Position ID: F01840-2023-114)


We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Power Systems at the Assistant or Associate
Professor level in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, commencing May 1, 2024 or
earliest thereafter. Demonstrated proficiency and experience in power systems and power electronics will
also be considered. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and an earned doctorate in electrical
engineering or a related discipline. The position is subject to budgetary approval.


The successful candidate will participate in the academic programs of the Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering, including teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing laboratories,
supervising graduate students, and other educational, scholarly and professional activities. The successful
candidate will be expected to seek out and secure research funding, build an effective research program,
and, as appropriate, collaborate with partners in industry, government, and academia. An ability to teach a
broad range of electrical engineering courses is an asset. The successful candidate is expected to register as
a professional engineer in Newfoundland and Labrador.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has a well-established, nationally and
internationally recognized co-operative education undergraduate program. Its graduate studies and research
programs are vibrant and innovative. For information on the Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, please visit www.mun.ca/engineering/ece. For more employment opportunities at the
department, please visit https://www.mun.ca/engineering/about/employment-opportunities/.


Perched on Canada’s North Atlantic coast, Memorial University is a destination for discovery. A beacon for
the 21st-century explorer, Newfoundland and Labrador’s university is a unique learning community
founded in 1925 as a living memorial to those who lost their lives in the First World War — “that in freedom
of learning their cause and sacrifice might not be forgotten.” Today more than 19,000 students from nearly
115 countries come together to discover. From the classics to advanced technology, the comprehensive
university offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs across six
campuses, numerous locations and online. A global network of more than 100,000 accomplished alumni
throughout the world strengthens Memorial University’s capacity and reputation for leadership in worldclass
research, teaching and public engagement. To take a closer look, visit www.mun.ca


Applicants must use the appropriate reference code to identify the position. Applications must include: a
cover letter indicating citizenship and residency status, and highlights key elements of the applicant’s
profile; a curriculum vitae; names and contact information of three referees; a two-page statement outlining
teaching experience and a coherent plan for a research program; and copies of three relevant technical
publications. Please submit your application as a single document to:


Dr. Lihong Zhang, Head
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL Canada, A1B 3X5
Email: engr.ece@mun.ca


Deadline to submit an application is November 15, 2023.


Memorial University is committed to employment equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, and
encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including: women; people of any sexual orientation,
gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous Peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and
people with disabilities. All applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of an equity-deserving
group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of an equity-deserving group(s)
unless they complete an employment equity survey. Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive
learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the
application process please contact equity@mun.ca directly and we will work with you to make appropriate


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, citizens and permanent residents of Canada will
be given priority.


We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University's campuses are situated are in the traditional
territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures
of the Beothuk, Mi'kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.