Professorship in Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Chemical Engineering in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Western University
Applications are invited for an outstanding candidate in the field of Artificial Intelligence in Chemical Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering. The appointment is expected to take effect on January 1, 2023 or as soon as practicable thereafter. The successful candidate will receive a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The rank will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate in teaching and research.
We are looking for an energetic and dynamic colleague who will be able to contribute positively to the teaching and research efforts of the Department in the field of artificial intelligence.
Candidates with research expertise in the application of data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning to chemical and/or biochemical process systems and whose research and teaching complements and reinforces our research existing in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering will be considered. Examples of such applications may include, but are not limited to, chemical, biochemical and environmental processes, reaction engineering and catalysis, renewable and alternative energy systems, polymer chemistry and engineering, digital process control, tissue engineering, genomics, bioinformatics, systems biology, autonomous systems in chemical process safety.
For probationary appointment, successful applicants will have completed a Ph.D. degree in a field of chemical and/or biochemical engineering, or a closely related discipline, with specialization in artificial intelligence or data science and demonstrate excellence or a clear promise of excellence in research, including proof of high-quality scientific output that demonstrates independent research potential leading to peer-reviewed publications and external research funding. The candidate must provide proof of teaching at the university level and will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering program. In addition, the candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students and participate in other educational and professional activities, including administrative activities of the Department, Faculty and University. The ability to become eligible for registration as a professional engineer in Ontario is required for this appointment.
Located along the banks of the Thames River in scenic London, Ontario, a city of approximately 420,000 people, Western University is a premier academic institution consistently ranked as one of the top universities with strong research intensity in Canada and is committed to excellence as a research leader. international establishment. Western University has approximately 32,000 students enrolled full-time in a range of academic and professional programs. Further information about Western can be found at http://www.uwo.ca/, the Faculty of Engineering at http://www.eng.uwo.ca/, the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at http:/ /www.eng.uwo.ca/chemical/. Western Engineering’s mission, vision and values can be found at https://www.eng.uwo.ca/files/departments-units/human-resources/values-mission-statement.pdf. Western’s Recruitment and Retention office is available to assist with the transition of successful applicants and their families.
The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering has current research strengths in Biomaterials and Biochemical Engineering, Environmental and Green Engineering, Particle and Fluidization Technologies, Macromolecular and Materials Engineering, Reaction and Process Systems Engineering, and Water and Water Systems. of energy. The Department seeks to further develop and strengthen the emerging field of artificial intelligence in chemical engineering.
If you share our commitment to excellence in teaching and research and are eager to pursue a rewarding academic career, please send (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, (ii) a description of teaching experience and philosophy, (iii) a brief description of your current research program, accomplishments, and future plans, (iv) copies of representative publications, and (v) the names of three referees. Applications should be sent to
Dr. Amarjeet Bassi, President
c/o Myriam Delgado, Administrative Officer,
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering,
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9
Email: [email protected]
Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please ensure that the form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf is completed and included with your application.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, people of any sexual orientation and people of any gender identity or expression.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Myriam Delgado at [email protected]