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Leadership position in the new Civil and Environmental Engineering Program, Canada
Apply Until: April 05, 2015

The Faculty of Engineering, at the University of Victoria invites applications for a leadership position in the new Civil and Environmental Engineering Program. This will be a tenured faculty position at the level of Full Professor in any area of Civil Engineering. Candidates for the position must have a PhD in Civil Engineering, experience with teaching, research, and graduate student supervision, proven administrative experience with a solid understanding of university governance, together with demonstrated excellence in building and/or leading an academic program, and collaboration with colleagues with engineering and non-engineering backgrounds. Candidates must be registered as a professional engineer. 

The successful applicant will serve as Chair of the new Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, which we expect to be established sometime in 2015, and lead the efforts to assemble an academic team and build first-class undergraduate, graduate, and research programs. The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students, establish an active research program, and to participate in the academic affairs of the University. 

The Civil Engineering Program was started in 2013 and is housed temporarily in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. It currently has about 90 undergraduate students in the first two years, together with 5 faculty members and an Acting Director. Two more faculty positions are being advertised and a graduate program is under development. 

The Faculty of Engineering was established in 1983 and presently offers undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Software Engineering. For further information see: http://www.uvic.ca/engineering/index.php

The University of Victoria is situated in the City of Victoria which is the capital of British Columbia and is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Founded in 1963, the University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Canada with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Victoria is one of the most scenic locales in Canada with a pleasant climate year round. 

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