Le 16/12/2020 par Marcel Mongeau :
Assistant Professor -- Operations Research
The Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for
one full-time tenure stream faculty position in the area of Operations Research. The appointment will be at
the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.
Candidates must have a PhD in industrial engineering, operations research, computer science, or a related
discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in
research and teaching. We seek candidates who demonstrate research excellence in Operations Research
and whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths.
The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest
international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. It is
preferred that candidates have an undergraduate degree in engineering and be eligible for registration as a
Applicants must provide evidence of excellence in research, which can be demonstrated by a record of
published papers in top-ranked and field relevant journals, or a research pipeline that is at high international
levels, the submitted research statement, and strong letters of reference from referees of high
standing. Further evidence of research excellence can be demonstrated by participation in top conferences
and presenting research at other highly ranked schools.
Excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong endorsements from referees and the teaching dossier
submitted as part of the application, including a strong statement of teaching philosophy, sample course
materials, and excellent teaching evaluations.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose
research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Therefore, candidates are also asked to
submit a statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited
to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of
inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in
research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and
wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from
around the world. The Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto is
home to the top mechanical and industrial engineering programs in Canada. We foster a world-class
environment that excels in teaching, learning and research.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking here.Applications must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement
of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations), up to three sample publications
or working papers, a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a statement of
contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee to the hiring unit via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date (on letterhead, dated, and signed). PLEASE NOTE: This
search is not using the University's automatic solicitation and collection functionality for reference letters.
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. For more information on the University
of Toronto, and the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, please visit our
website: http://www.mie.utoronto.ca. If you have questions about this position, please
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date of February 1,
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes
applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North
America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary.
Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or
human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information,
please see http://uoft.me/UP.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity
among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering
commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As
such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and
provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.