Academic Unit: Electronics
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
Field of Specialization: Micro/Nano Device Fabrication
Rank/Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2018
Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled

About the Position:

The Department of Electronics invites applications from qualified candidates for preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in Micro/Nano Device Fabrication at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning July1, 2018.

The candidate will be expected to establish and lead an independent externally funded research program making use of micro/nano device fabrication and integration techniques in areas such as physical electronics, optoelectronics, photonics, sensors, and MEMS/NEMS. The Department is seeking an individual to take a leadership role in the field and promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate training. Preference will be given to those with a long-term plan to conduct research and develop capabilities using the Carleton University Micro Fabrication Facility. The candidate is expected to develop collaboration with internal and external partners using the facility. The candidate will be required to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels and supervise student projects and thesis research. The candidate is also expected to contribute to the operation and development of the academic unit and the University including program and curriculum development.

About the Academic Unit:

The Department of Electronics offers undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering and contributes to several other programs within the faculty. The department features outstanding research expertise in design automation, circuit design, semiconductor devices, electromagnetics, photonics, sensors and micro/nano-electro-mechanical systems. Facilities enable the design, fabrication and testing of integrated circuit, sensor, MEMS, photonic, and microwave components. Further information about the department is available at


The position requires a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, and current license to practice professional engineering in Canada (P.Eng.) or ability to obtain P.Eng. status within 3 years of appointment. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded high quality research program and will have a record of research and teaching excellence. The candidate should develop a research plan complementing current research activities in the Department of Electronics.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit one PDF document including i) a detailed curriculum vitae, ii) a description of research accomplishments and future plans, iii) a teaching dossier, and iv) the names of three referees. Applications should be sent electronically to . Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 29,000 students, 950 academic faculty, and 2,000 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary – legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process, and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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