Field of Specialization: Electronics
Academic Unit: Electronics
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Confirmation-Track)
Rank/Position Title: Instructor I
Start Date: July 1, 2019
Closing Date: April 15, 2019

About the Position:

The Department of Electronics invites applications from qualified candidates for an Instructor I appointment in Electronics beginning July 1, 2019.

The primary responsibility of the position is to deliver first year core Engineering courses in analog circuits, digital circuits and systems, and mechatronics to students in all Engineering programs. The position requires delivery of lectures, interactive problem analysis sessions, and laboratory instruction and supervision. The candidate should have an energetic and engaging personality and a talent for communicating abstract Engineering concepts in a practical hands-on manner.

About the Academic Unit:

The Department of Electronics is a research-intensive department with an active community of over 40 research faculty and adjunct professors and more than 100 research graduate students. The department 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 (


The position requires a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, and current membership in a professional engineering association in Canada. Candidates should provide evidence of experience, innovation, and excellence in teaching. The candidate requires a broad practical background in electronics hardware and measurement techniques including analog and digital circuit design and characterization. Expertise in microcontroller architectures, interfaces, and programming is required. The candidate should have experience in lecture, tutorial, and laboratory teaching environments and demonstrated aptitude for teaching courses at the first year level.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should send one PDF document including cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names of three referees. Applications should be sent electronically to

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 30,000 students, 900 academic faculty, and 1,100 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. 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.