Faculty Position in Structural Engineering


Published: 20May2021

Position Description:

The Department of Civil Engineering at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Structural Engineering, preferably at the Assistant Professor level. The Department has strong research activities in infrastructure engineering, structural engineering, materials, environmental engineering, geo-environmental and geotechnical engineering, fluid mechanics and water resources engineering and transportation engineering.

The Department is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate and graduate programs in Civil Engineering and values service contributions of its Faculty members to the University, the profession and society at-large.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Candidates must have a Ph.D., with a first degree in Civil Engineering. Evidence of outstanding research achievements, or research potential, is indispensable. We are particularly interested in candidates with a PhD in structural engineering, having demonstrated research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete and wood structures. A strong background in experimental research, with links to the development of building/design codes and sustainable design is required. Experience in numerical modelling, structural evaluation and rehabilitation, seismic design and performance, and infrastructure monitoring, will be considered as an asset.

Preferred qualifications include dedication to an environment that supports diversity of population and perspectives; as our students come from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and backgrounds, we invite candidates to address in their application their ability to teach, supervise, and mentor in this context. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required.

Job Duties:

Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to the mission of the University, through outstanding activities in the areas of research, teaching and service.


Faculty of Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Job Type:

Tenure Track


Assistant Professor


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posting Period:

Application deadline is July 31, 2021 or until position is filled.

Required Documents:

Interested candidates should submit applications online at Assistant Professor-Civil Engineering, which include:

  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae;
  • Statements of teaching and research interests;
  • Names and addresses of three referees, and
  • Copies of up to three recent publications.
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