The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario, invites applications for a position at the level of Assistant Professor. The Department desires applicants with a recent PhD, or one nearing completion, in nuclear engineering or a closely related field.
The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario, invites applications for a position at the level of Assistant Professor (in special cases, may be considered at the level of Associate or Full Professor). The Department desires applicants with a recent PhD, or one nearing completion, in nuclear engineering or a closely related field. The candidate should have a strong background in nuclear engineering fundamentals, and shall be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical engineering and graduate level courses in nuclear engineering. The position is contingent upon the candidate obtaining a professional engineer license in Canada within four years of employment. The candidate must be able to establish and maintain an independent and competitively funded creative research program.
The Department is involved in research funded by national granting councils, other government agencies and industrial partnerships at an average level of $7M/yr. Current research activities in the nuclear engineering fields include: nuclear fuel design, reactor physics, nuclear materials, radiation protection, nuclear forensics and non-destructive testing. More information on the Department can be found at Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada.
This position is a bilingual position, which requires an ability to read, comprehend, communicate, and teach in both official languages (linguistic profile BBB/BBB). Should no candidate meet these requirements, an eligibility list may be established and candidates who apply for this competition may be assessed to staff similar positions with various language requirements. The candidate is expected to supervise MASc, MSc, and PhD graduate students and professional/technical research staff. Industrial or postdoctoral experience in nuclear engineering or nuclear reactor physics or a closely related field is desirable. Further, a research program that is compatible with those of our department and utilizes the unique research resources of our department (e.g., the SLOWPOKE-2 nuclear reactor) is desirable.
Starting salary will be in accordance with experience and qualifications and the appointment will be subject to a probationary period of three years. Full details are available at (using the abbreviation: UT): Rates of pay for public service employees.
The expected starting time for the position is the fall of 2018. The closing date for the competition is 4 May 2018. The Royal Military College of Canada is a coeducational and bilingual institution, and this position is offered equally to all genders. In accordance with the Public Service Employment Act, preference must be given to Canadian citizens, however applicants from outside Canada will be considered. Candidates with foreign educational credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. You may consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials at: https://www.cicic.ca/.
Kingston is a beautiful, historic city on the shores of Lake Ontario, easily accessible from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, located at the head of the St. Lawrence River and at the start of the Thousand Islands, with diverse and eclectic offerings of music, art, history, theatre, sports and live entertainment that create a unique cultural environment. Kingston has been designated as an official bilingual city by the Government of Ontario. The Rideau Canal system linking Kingston and Ottawa has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Interested candidates must do both of the following:
2. submit: (i) curriculum vitae showing their qualifications for the position, including a statement of citizenship status, proof of education, research activity with publications and relevant teaching experience, (ii) undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (iii) a cover letter, (iv) a research proposal of no more than two pages, (v) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests of no more than two pages, (vi) two publications in refereed journals that showcase their research, and (vii) the names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:Department of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Royal Military College of CanadaP.O. Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario K7K 7B4 Email: Krystal.Mauricio@rmcc-cmrc.ca Deadline for applications is 4 May 2018