Available Positions

Research Assistant Professor

Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Lab, Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (MME) in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications from exceptional researchers for two Research Assistant Professor positions in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM). The duration of the appointment term is three years. Depending on the candidate's performance and availability of budget, the contract may be extended for extra two years.

Candidates must have a proven record of accomplishments in Electron-beam Powder-bed Fusion AM research and development, demonstrated through conducting and leading research/development and hands-on experience with nickel-based alloys and processes development using commercially available electron-beam AM systems. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and hold a PhD in Mechanical or Materials Engineering or a closely related discipline, with relevant experience in AM, and potential or proven ability for excellence in research. It is expected that the selected candidates will mainly undertake major R&D with MSAM’s industrial partner in the adoption of electron-beam AM processes and develop an independent collaborative portfolio in AM supported by industry while co-supervising graduate students research. The candidate’s performance will be assessed by the Scientific Advisory Committee, the MSAM Directors, and/or the MME Chair.

The annual salary range for this position is $80,000 to $100,000.

The closing date for applications is December 10th, 2021 with an anticipated start date of February 1, 2022. Interested candidates should send the following documents to RAP@MSAM-uwaterloo.ca with the email subject line starting with “Application for RAP Position -”:

  1. Detailed CV.
  2. Research statement, reflecting on plans for innovative AM research, collaborating with industrial partners, co-supervising students, and securing research funds.

The University of Waterloo regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage qualified applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.”