Civil Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering Professorial and Teaching Stream Roles at Lassonde School of Engineering

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Civil Engineering position (Applications due Jan 16):

The Department of Civil Engineering in the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University launched the undergraduate program in 2015 with the aim to graduate civil engineers with exceptional technical skills, strong communication and entrepreneurial skills, a passion for social justice and environmental stewardship.  


The Department of Civil Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a:

Building Science – Assistant or Associate Professor-level, Professorial Stream – Keele Campus

This is a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Building Science at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence on July 1, 2023. A PhD in civil, architectural, or mechanical engineering or relevant field is required by the start of the appointment, with a demonstrated record of excellence, or promise of excellence, in research and teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research or professional practice and specialize in one or more of the following areas: Building Science, Building Envelopes, Claddings, Intelligent Buildings, Building Physics, Building Information Modeling, IoT and Big Data Analytics for Smart Buildings, Smart Building Digital Twin, Building Engineering, Sustainable Building Technologies.

In addition, extensive experience in curriculum development and the CEAB accreditation process for new and/or existing academic programs is desirable. The successful candidate shall also demonstrate commitment to the engineering profession by being licensed as a Professional Engineer in Canada or by becoming licensed soon after appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


EXTENDED DEADLINE: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) positions (Applications due Jan 16):

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University is one of the foremost academic and research departments in Canada with more than 75 faculty members and offers a range of undergraduate programs and research-intensive graduate degrees. For further information please visit

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for the following Professorial and Teaching Stream positions:

Computer Security and Privacy   -- Professorial Stream (1 Position) – Keele Campus

This position will focus on Computer Security and Privacy broadly interpreted as including, but not limited to: OS security and malware analysis, software security, computer forensics, penetration testing and ethical hacking, mobile security, cloud security, user privacy, trust management, cryptography.

Computer Vision – Professorial Stream (1 Position) – Keele Campus

This position will focus on Computer Vision, broadly interpreted (including, but not limited to computational photography, video understanding, physics-based vision, vision + language/other modalities, 3D computer vision, learning for vision), along with a suitable record of publication in premier computer vision and closely related venues (including, for example, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, TPAMI, NeurIPS, SIGGRAPH, etc.).


About the Lassonde School of Engineering

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs to educate multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity.  Further information is available at


About York University

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.


Applying to York University

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact: Building Science, Department of Civil Engineering:  


York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and those who self-identify as 2SLGBTQ+, can be found at  or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so as part of the online application process.  


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form, which is included as part of the online application process.


How to Apply

Applicants should complete the online application process at by submitting the following documents:  

·        a cover letter (indicating the rank you wish to be considered for),

·        an up-to-date curriculum vitae,

·        statements of contributions to research and teaching, and

·        three sample publications.


Candidates selected for further consideration will be expected to provide contact details for three referees. For full consideration we need to have received your complete application materials by January 16, 2023.   The application deadline has been extended.


If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Jennifer Massey at, Kyle Steele at or Debra Clinton at