The Department of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor, preferably in the area of bioengineering. However, outstanding candidates in the areas of process systems engineering, polymer engineering and water/energy are welcome to apply. The position is available from July 1, 2017.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline. Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario or eligibility to acquire registration in Canada is an essential qualification. Applicants should also have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has a reputation for innovative programs, cutting-edge research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with close to 4,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The Faculty of Engineering promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment where opportunities are made available for personal growth and professional development. McMaster Chemical Engineering has a very strong reputation in both research and teaching as one of the top schools for Chemical Engineering in Canada.

McMaster’s large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario. The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, a city rich in history and culture with a vibrant arts community. Nearby recreational and conservation attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by spectacular nature and unique neighbourhoods, Hamilton is ideally located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls.

Applicants should send a letter of application, full CV including a list of publications, statement of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications, along with the names of at least three references (with postal and email addresses). This position is expected to commence July 1, 2017; however, the posting will remain open until the position is filled. Please send the application materials to the attention of:

Chair of Search Committee
Department of Chemical Engineering
McMaster University, JHE-374
Hamilton, ON Canada L8S 4L7

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

“Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or

“No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Department, please consult