Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Position in Industrial Engineering

FEAS, Mechanical&Industrial Eg

Posted: March 17, 2021
Deadline to Apply: Friday, April 16, 2021



Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Position in Industrial Engineering

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the  territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) in the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science at Ryerson University, invites applications for a Limited Term Faculty [LTF] position in Industrial Engineering, effective July 1, 2021, subject to final budgetary approval. 

The position will only have teaching and service obligations of faculty members in the Department. The candidate will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate programs through teaching, mentoring and supervision of students to facilitate junior scholars and diversify the field. The teaching responsibilities include a range of undergraduate and graduate Industrial Engineering courses (code: IND) as listed in the Ryerson calendar at: 

https://www.ryerson.ca/calendar/2020-2021/programs/feas/industrial/

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and must present evidence of the following: 

  • registration as a professional engineer (P.Eng. or Ing) in a Canadian province; 
  • demonstrated capacity for teaching excellence at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum as evidenced by a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy statement, experience with course and curriculum review and/or development, examples of best practices in pedagogy, including effective use of classroom technology and any experience with experiential learning, sample syllabi, strong teaching evaluations, teaching awards, and other relevant achievements in teaching;
  • commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and service activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and 
  • an ability and willingness to contribute to the life of the Department, Faculty and the University through collegial service. 

Note: Limited Term Faculty appointments at Ryerson University may not exceed a combined total of four years. Applicants with prior Ryerson LTF appointments need to consider this limitation, as it may render them ineligible to apply. 

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca).

The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found here.

Ryerson University

Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, Ryerson is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its award-winning architecture. 

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering 

The Department has 40 faculty members and offers four-year accredited programs leading to Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. The Department also offers graduate programs leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, Master of Applied Science (MASc) degree, and Master of Engineering (MEng) degree and is home to about 1250 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. 

Working at Ryerson

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At Ryerson and within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do. 

Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse faculty and staff networks

Visit us on Twitter:  @RyersonU, @RyersonHR, @RyersonVPFA and @RyersonECI and our LinkedIn company page.

Ryerson is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the accessibility and Human Rights websites.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. 

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin). The review of applications will begin April 16, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The application must contain the following: 

  • a letter of application which includes a description of how commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion has been demonstrated in teaching, research and service; 
  • a curriculum vitae; 
  • a teaching statement (maximum 3 pages); 
  • supervisor/peer teaching evaluations, if any; 
  • a diversity statement (maximum 1 page), i.e. evidence of commitment to EDI that demonstrates an understanding of EDI principles and evidence of application of those EDI principles, or clearly defined plans of how EDI principles will be applied in research and teaching; 
  • names of three individuals who may be contacted for references.

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.  

Contacts

Confidential inquiries can be directed to the Chair of the Department Hiring Committee (DHC), Dr. Sharareh Taghipour at sharareh@ryerson.ca

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at t26king@ryerson.ca. 

Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at bfscn@ryerson.ca.  

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact Laurie Shemavonian, HR Advisor at laurie.shemavonian@ryerson.ca.

 



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