Position Description:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Mechanical Engineering, preferably at the Assistant Professor level. The Department is particularly interested in the following areas: (1) mechatronics and robotics, (2) advanced/sustainable manufacturing and design, (3) energy systems and (4) medical technologies and devices.

The Department is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate and graduate programs in Mechanical 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., preferably with a first degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering, and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Evidence of outstanding research achievements, or research potential, is indispensable.

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 Mechanical Engineering

Job Type:

Tenure Track


Assistant Professor


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posting Period:

Applications will be reviewed starting January 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Enquiries can be addressed to Dr. Rosaire Mongrain (facultysearch.mecheng [at] mcgill.ca)

Required Documents:

Interested candidates should submit applications online at: Assistant Professor-Mechanical 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.


McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this accessibilityrequest.hr [at] mcgill.ca (email )or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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