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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Aerospace Engineering

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario
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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Aerospace Engineering

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

The Opportunity

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Ryerson University is committed to providing the best environment for education and innovative scholarly research. By establishing strong links to academia, industry, and government, the Department provides graduates with practical experience and pathways for the development of leading-edge research contributions. The Department offers a four-year accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree, and a graduate program leading to MASc, MEng and PhD degrees. More information on Ryerson Aerospace Engineering can be found at

The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.


Applicants must hold a PhD in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related discipline. Candidates with postdoctoral experience and/or industry experience are preferred. Candidates must have expertise in the field of aerospace propulsion. Experience in areas such as turbomachinery, rocketry, and combustion would be assets. Candidates must have a strong research profile (e.g., evidence of an emerging scholarly record, ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program, innovations), potential for high-quality teaching and student training, and a demonstrated capacity for collegial service. Applicants are required to be registered or eligible for registration as a professional engineer in Ontario.

Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as they pertain to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities, and will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work with a diverse student population.

Equity at Ryerson University

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people-first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit, check out @RyersonU@RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

How to apply?

The application must contain the following:

  • A letter of application
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Three recent research publications
  • Results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier)
  • The names of at least three individuals who may be contacted for reference letters

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Applications and any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Department Hiring Committee Chair, Dr. Hekmat Alighanbari, at The review of applications will begin December 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).


Posted: 2018-10-26 Expires: 2018-11-25

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