Job position at Polytechnique Montreal Technological University. Deadline is on

Professor in Engineering Physics

Micro/Nanomaterials, Functional Materials; Quantum Technologies; Physical Health Technologies; and Optics/Photonics

Job summary
The Department of Engineering Physics is looking for candidates with excellent knowledge of physics and a background in engineering physics, or any related field such as physics, electrical engineering, chemistry or materials science and engineering. Candidates should have extensive research experience, either theoretical or experimental, aligned with the department's activities or any emerging technologies related to health, information, energy or environmental applications. Specifically, but not limited to, we invite applications in the priority areas of: micro/nanomaterials and functional materials; quantum technologies; physical health technologies; and optics/photonics.

The Department of Engineering Physics at Polytechnique Montréal is recognized for the quality of its teaching and research activities, mainly in the fields of optics and photonics, advanced materials and devices, biomedical engineering, and nuclear and energy engineering. The Department is responsible for a bachelor’s program (B.Eng.) in engineering physics as well as graduate programs in engineering physics, materials engineering, and energy engineering. It employs 23 professors and is home to 300 undergraduate and 130 graduate students. The Department is known for the quality and scope of its experimental and numerical research facilities. Its members are active in major research and innovation networks.

The candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a PhD in engineering or equivalent in a relevant field;
  • Have a proven track record of developing and conducting an independent research program that will enable them to obtain funding to supervise graduate students;
  • Demonstrate excellent teaching skills, if possible supported by teaching evaluations;
  • Be able to contribute positively to the department's working environment and adhere to Polytechnique's values of excellence, creativity, integrity, collaboration, respect and openness;
  • Be a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) or take the necessary steps to become a member before submitting their tenure file;
  • Have a sufficient command of oral and written French before submitting their tenure file, since French is the language of instruction at Polytechnique Montréal.
Polytechnique Montréal will provide the candidate with the necessary assistance and support to register with the OIQ and to learn French.

Applicants with a bachelor's degree in engineering or with industry experience are encouraged to include this in their application.

Candidates are invited to submit an application file that includes:

  • A cover letter
  • A CV
  • A statement of main achievements and teaching philosophy
  • A statement of major research achievements and prospects
  • Proof of university degrees
  • Up to three significant contributions related to the position
  • Teaching evaluations, if available

You're invited to create a SciCast of your research to attach to your application. 
Tip: To strengthen your application consider posting a video-summary of your most exciting research.