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University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Tenured/ Tenure-Track Faculty, Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Health Physics and Radiation Science


Oshawa Posted 15 Days Ago1102-136-1563960

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UOIT's innovative and unique undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to meet your interests and career aspirations, along with the market-driven requirements of employers. When students graduate, they will have the critical thinking, innovative research and technological skills demanded by the world's leading employers. Professors and students undertake research in a wide range of areas that include automotive design and engineering, business and information technology, computational science, alternative and sustainable energy, nuclear engineering, law enforcement, manufacturing, community/public health, to name just a few. UOIT's unique and technology-rich teaching and learning environment challenges students to push the boundaries of innovation and discovery and prepares graduates to excel in the global, knowledge-driven economy of the 21st century. At UOIT, the possibilities are endless.

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Tracking Code: 1102-136

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Appointment Type:  Tenured/ Tenure-Track Faculty, Assistant Associate Full Professor, Health Physics and Radiation Science

Posting Date: February 8, 2018

Application Review Date:  April 6, 2018

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), located in Oshawa, Ontario, advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs responsive to the needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century workplace. UOIT promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining UOIT’s globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research.

The Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science invites applications, from qualified individuals, for a tenure-track or tenured position in Health Physics and Radiation Science at the Assistant Professor level.  This position is subject to budgetary approval, and would start on July 1, 2018. 

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct active and innovative research programs and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing laptop computers and wireless technology, UOIT seeks faculty who strive to explore and develop new pedagogies. Applicants must have a PhD in Physics or a related discipline along with relevant postdoctoral experience and be eligible for prompt appointment to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, foster research linkages within and beyond UOIT, show excellence in the teaching of radiation physics, health physics and radiation environmental biophysics at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and play an active role in widely promoting UOIT’s endeavors in Health Physics and Environmental Safety research and education. It is expected that the successful candidate will hold distinction among their peer group, be a recognized contributor to their field of research and hold a significant publication and training record in order to be eligible to hold an NSERC Associate Industrial Research Chair. Demonstrated ability to interact with industry partners and nurture on-going research partnerships is also desired. Details on the NSERC IRC program can be found here: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/CFS-PCP/IRC-PCI_eng.asp  In addition, candidates should possess excellent English language skills demonstrating an ability to ensure strong, two-way communications on an ongoing basis that contribute to collaborative/collegial relationships  with faculty, staff, students, and the community at large.

Previous experience with professional activities in computational engineering and sciences, systems engineering with relevance in energy, and data analytics – numerical methods would be considered an asset but is not a requirement for the position.

Commensurate with the research objectives of the NSERC/UNENE Industrial Research Chairs in Health Physics and Environmental Safety held by UOIT we seek a candidate with expertise in radiation detection and measurement, dosimetry and computational health physics. UOIT values interdisciplinary research and collaboration with other academic departments at UOIT and places strong emphasis on interaction with the regional nuclear industry. The Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science has a unique program in Canada for Nuclear Engineering and is also home to a specialized program in Health physics and Radiation Science.  UOIT places great importance on high quality innovative teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to follow a 40% Research, 40% Teaching and 20% Service workload each year.

The Faculty offers Radiation Science and Nuclear Engineering.  Further details about the Faculty can be found at: nuclear@uoit.ca

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association.  The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and annual salary increases are administered as per the terms outlined in the tenured and tenure track collective agreement.

Review of applications will begin on April 6, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format (as a single pdf file) a covering letter; a curriculum vitae including a list of publications; a statement of teaching interests/experience; an outline of their present research program; a brief future research plan; and the names of three referees through the link at the bottom of this posting.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UOIT respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify Julie Day at Julie.day@uoit.ca or 905-721-8668 ext. 3649. For more information, see http://accessibility.uoit.ca/.



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