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Faculty Position in Water Engineering in the Field of Hydrology, Quebec, Canada

Faculty of Sciences and Engineering
Department of Civil and Water Engineering

Position description

  • Teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of hydrology and fluid mechanics, among others;
  • Develop and consolidate research activities in the water engineering discipline;
  • Undertake university administrative duties and contribute to Departmental activities.


Applicants must demonstrate explicit potential and skills necessary (or proven ability) to achieve excellence in both teaching and research. They must have a strong expertise in water engineering. More specifically, a strong background in the field of physical hydrology, modelling and climate change will be considered an asset.

Applicants must:

  • hold a BSc degree in engineering (or an equivalent degree) and have (or about to obtain) a PhD in a relevant discipline;
  • demonstrate potential to develop and conduct a high caliber externally-funded research program;
  • show a strong interest and skills in teaching;
  • show an ability to collaborate with other researchers in the Department, specifically with those of the Water and Environment section;
  • demonstrate good communication oral and written skills in French (or be strongly committed to develop them);
  • be a registered member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (or be committed to become one on the short term).

The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues from the Department. In doing so, she/he will gain access to state-of-the-art hydraulic and environmental laboratory facilities as well as advanced equipment recently acquired through significant funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Québec Government.

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