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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Electrical Engineering

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a focus on power systems and power electronics.

The position will commence July 1, 2020 or earliest thereafter. Demonstrable expertise in power electronics for high voltage DC transmission or smart microgrids is desirable. Relevant industrial experience would be considered an asset. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will participate in the academic programs of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, including teaching undergraduate courses, developing undergraduate laboratories, supervising graduate students and graduate projects, teaching courses in graduate programs and other educational, scholarly and professional activities. The successful candidate will be expected to seek out research funding, build an active research program and team and, as appropriate, collaborate with partners in industry, government and academia. An ability to teach a broad range of electrical engineering courses would be an asset. The successful candidate is expected to register as a professional engineer in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has a well-established, nationally and internationally recognized, co-operative undergraduate program. Its graduate studies and research programs are energetic. The Department values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. For information on the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, please visit

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit

The successful candidate should ideally have a bachelor’s degree and an earned doctorate in electrical engineering or a related discipline by the start date of the appointment[PSD1] [YK2] [YK3] .

Applicants should use the appropriate reference code below to identify the position. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, names of three referees, a two-page statement of teaching and research interests and copies of three relevant technical publications. Please send applications to:

Dr. Greg Naterer, Dean

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John’s, NL Canada, A1B 3X5


Position Reference Number: FO3958-2020-01

The deadline to submit an application is March 15, 2020.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities

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