University of Alberta

Lecturer Position in Chemical & Materials Engineering

ENG Chemical & Materials Engineering

Competition No.  -    A103634790
Closing Date  -    Feb 25, 2018


Applications are invited for a Lecturer position in Chemical and Materials Engineering. The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta currently has approximately 54 professors, 800 undergraduate, and 350 graduate students.  To meet the growing needs of our undergraduate and graduate programs and our research-intensive institution, the Department has an opening for a Lecturer. Candidates must have the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical and in materials engineering, and be an active citizen of the university. Successful candidates will be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community of researchers on the University of Alberta campus.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Materials Engineering, or a closely related field, and experience in undergraduate materials laboratory teaching. The successful candidate must be or become a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta. Materials engineering applications in the broad areas of electronic materials, thermodynamics, physical metallurgy, and corrosion and electrochemistry will be considered. For information about our department, please consult our website at

This is a one year appointment, subject to extension based upon funding availability. Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff agreement (ATS).

Applicants are asked to email a cover letter and resume by February 25, 2018 to:

Dr. K. Cadien, Dept. of Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Alberta

Please quote LECTcme18 as the competition number in your application. The position will be available in 2018.

We thank all applicants, but advise that only those selected will be contacted for a scheduled interview.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

How to Apply


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.