Social Media RSS Feed en Professor Of Applied Mathematics <p>Position summary</p> <p>Polytechnique Montréal is one of Canada’s leading engineering teaching and research institutions, with over 7,500 students and over 1,000 employees. Its Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering is seeking candidates to fill two positions, one as professor of applied mathematics and the other as professor of industrial engineering.</p> <p>With 46 professors and 9 teachers, the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering dispenses all of the school’s service courses in mathematics and complementary studies, an undergraduate program, professional master’s course and specialized graduate programs (DESS) in industrial engineering, and master’s research and doctoral programs in industrial engineering and applied mathematics.</p> <p>Area of expertise: Operational research and data science</p> <p>Knowledge integration and convergence in the fields of operational research, data science and machine learning are at the heart of leading-edge developments in big data mining, and thus of very important research conducted at Polytechnique Montréal and elsewhere on the Université de Montréal campus as part of the Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO – and its ongoing APOGÉE project.</p> <p>Candidates must be able to contribute significantly to the development of new methodological knowledge on the frontier of operational research and data science for the purpose of using big data as a tool in decision-making and optimization. To that end, they must have solid expertise in at least one of the fields concerned and be prepared to work in concert with experts in other disciplines in order to achieve the desired methodological advances. It would also be desirable that the candidates’ research activities have an impact on some of the practical areas of interest to IVADO: transportation and logistics, energy, health and finance.</p> Mon, 07/16/2018 - 01:14 1244278 1244278 Lecturer or Teaching Fellow in Migration Law <p>Sussex Law School is looking for a committed and reliable academic and practitioner to join our team. </p> <p>For this appointment we are looking for someone with a legal practitioner background, specialised in migration and asylum law. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Sussex Centre for Clinical Legal Education in delivering a Migration Law Clinic. The successful candidate will also be expected to help deliver core undergraduate teaching in common law subjects. If appointed as a Lecturer, the candidate must demonstrate an appropriate academic research record.</p> <p>Sussex Law School is part of the School of Law, Politics and Sociology (LPS). As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.</p> <p>As we currently have an under-representation in the Department of a number of groups – in particular BAME and LGBT+ - we would particularly welcome applications from people who are members of these groups. All appointments will be made on merit.</p> <p>If you have any questions about the job, please contact Professor Donald McGillivray, Acting Head of Sussex Law School, at</p> Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:16 1254101 1254101 Assistant/Associate Specialist – Mitochondria in Male Fertility – Molecular & Cell Biology <p>The UC Berkeley Lishko Laboratory is seeking to hire a specialist to assist with ongoing research on the role of mitochondria in male fertility. The goals of the Lishko lab are to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying the physiology of mammalian fertilization. The lab studies the function of sperm ion channels, macromolecules essential for proper ion homeostasis. By understanding the physiology of sperm cells the Lishko lab aims to develop safe contraceptives and diagnostic tests for male fertility.</p> <p>MINIMUM/BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (AT TIME OF APPLICATION):<br /> Advanced degree, or equivalent international degree, or enrolled in an advanced degree program or equivalent international degree program, at the time of application.</p> <p>ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (BY START DATE):<br /> • Completed advanced degree, or equivalent international degree.<br /> • Experience working with bacterial and mammalian cell culture, yeast, C.elegans. Cell transfection, bacterial transformation, immunohistochemistry, DNA and RNA isolation and processing, plasmid isolation, PCR, RT- PCR, qPCR, sequence alignment, RNAi assays.<br /> • Knowledge and experience in working in BSL-2 type laboratories.<br /> • Experience working with human cell/tissue and biopsies.<br /> • Prior experience working in scientific or clinical laboratories (more than 1 year)</p> <p>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (BY START DATE):<br /> Strong writing skills; writing and submitting applications, grant proposal editing skills, scientific writing skills.</p> <p>APPOINTMENT<br /> This position reports to Dr. Polina Lishko. The initial appointment will be full-time at 100% time for up to one (1) year with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. The approximate start date of this position will be July 2018. Research in this lab is focused on the cell biology of mammalian fertilization. The lab uses biophysical, biochemical and molecular genetics methods to study sperm ion channels and transporters that regulate processes of sperm motility, chemotaxis and acrosome reaction. A better understanding of these key sperm ion transport proteins will eventually lead to the development of effective tools to control and preserve male fertility.</p> Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:14 1254297 1254297 Professor/Lecturer/Instructor – Product Design — Industrial Design & Mobility <p>The Faculty of Applied Science and Arts enrolling 1,250 students across three design majors: Graphic, Product and Media Design. The GUC (Cairo Campus) invites highly able and motivated applicants for the following vacancy in the Product Design Department. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching.<br /> <br /> Responsibilities:<br /> <br /> The position will focus on teaching design principles of industrial products by a human-centered design process for creating product solutions. He/She should deliver challenging course material in terms of changing life style, environmental issues, and mobility issues to develop the core skills of product design graduates such as creative problem solving, conceptual ideation, design visualization and aesthetic execution. The applicant should encourage independent design thinking for ‘real-world’ projects reflecting the latest technological developments and findings from human sciences in the design of physical and digital products.</p> Sun, 07/15/2018 - 16:07 1241156 1241156 Physical World Adjunct Position <p>Position Summary</p> <p>Belmont Abbey College invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach day time Physical World course and an accompanying lab section and/or CCPS Conceptual Physical Science course. The courses serve to meet part of the College’s core curriculum.</p> <p>Job Responsibilities</p> <p>The ideal candidate must understand and embrace the responsibility of supporting the college’s Catholic identity and value participation in an academic community dedicated to a robust Catholic and Benedictine educational vision.</p> <p>Qualifications</p> <p>Applicants must have a Master’s degree in one of the Physical Sciences (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, etc.); prior experience in college teaching is preferred.</p> <p>Additional Information</p> <p>To apply:  send or email a cover letter and CV, along with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Dr. Igor Strugar (, Chair, Mathematics/Physical Sciences Department, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, NC 28012.</p> <p>A review of applications will begin immediately. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.</p> Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:37 1247654 1247654 Interiors Instructor And Program Director - Forsyth <table id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_DetailsView2" style="color:#000000; font-size:small; font-style:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; orphans:2; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; text-decoration-style:initial; text-decoration-color:initial; border-width:0px; font-family:Verdana; border-collapse:collapse; border:undefined"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="background-color:#ffffff" valign="top"><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_DetailsView2_Label7" style="font-size:small"><span style="font-weight:bold">Qualifications</span></span><br /> <br /> <em>Lanier Technical College is conducting a search for the following full-time, benefit eligible, salaried position.</em><br /> <br /> <b><font color="blue"><u>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:</u></font></b> <ul> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university <strong><font color="#ff0000">*AND*</font></strong> three (3) years of work experience in a position related to Interior Design</li> <br /> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting agencies</li> </ul> <p> </p> <font color="blue"><b><u>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</u></b></font> <ul> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">A Master’s degree in Interior Design from a regionally accredited college or university</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Previous teaching experience, especially at the postsecondary level</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Previous experience teaching on-line</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Knowledge of SketchUp and Revit</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Bilingual is a plus</li> </ul> <br />  </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:20px; background-color:#ffffff" valign="top"><span style="color:#3e5b63"><span style="font-weight:bold"> </span></span></td> <td style="background-color:#ffffff" valign="top"><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_DetailsView2_Label7" style="font-size:small"><span style="font-weight:bold">Education Requirements</span></span><br /> <br /> Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university<br />  </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:20px; background-color:#ffffff" valign="top"><span style="color:#3e5b63"><span style="font-weight:bold"> </span></span></td> <td style="background-color:#ffffff" valign="top"><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_DetailsView2_Label7" style="font-size:small"><span style="font-weight:bold">Responsibilities</span></span> <h4><span style="color:blue"><u>MAJOR DUTIES:</u></span></h4> <p style="margin-bottom:0px; margin-top:0px"> </p> <ul> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Under general supervision, develops program and course outlines, goals and objectives</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for credited courses</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Requests and maintains supplies and equipment, and prepares required budget requests</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Maintains program certification requirements, as appropriate</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the training lab area</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Meets with students, staff members and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of the students</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Assists with recruitment, retention and job placement efforts</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Perform duties as advisor to the Interiors Club</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Design projects for the campuses, as needed</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Works with Dean to coordinate adjunct instructors, managing administrative responsibilities related to scheduling, developing syllabi and teaching courses</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Also performs various duties as Program Director, i.e. responsible for management of all adjunct personnel and provides all information to complete various departmental and College reports</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Will assure that all programmatic standards are met</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Responsible for administrative duties related to student advisement, advisory committee meetings, and program development</li> <li style="margin-left:6px; margin-right:10px; padding-top:10px">Other duties as assigned by Dean</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><b><font color="orange">NOTICE:</font></b> Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Lanier Technical College is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as <strong>E-Verify</strong>. Lanier</p> <p> </p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Sun, 07/15/2018 - 13:26 1255608 1255608 Professor of Structural Design & Mechanics <p>Faculty Architecture & the Built Environment</p> <p> </p> <p>Since its foundation 110 years ago, the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has built up a solid international reputation for training architects, urban planners and designers, as well as for its research portfolio and coaching of PhD candidates. With around 2600 students and 500 staff members, with around 230 FTEs devoted to academic positions, our faculty is one of the largest of Delft University of Technology and one of the most prestigious architecture and the built environment faculties globally. Traditionally, the faculty has prioritised high-quality training in design and research in the field of the built environment. Over 40 chairs cover a wide range of academic areas in design, process and technology, which together cover the entire field of the built environment. The faculty has a budget of around €38 million, of which approximately €7 million is sourced indirectly and from contracts with third parties.</p> <p> </p> <p>The Department of Architectural Engineering + Technology (AE+T) provides education and performs scientific research in the field of building technology related to building design and built heritage. It positions itself as an important player in the integration of design and engineering of the existing built environment. The main core areas of interest are façade design, structural design, climate design and computational design. In addition, one section of AE+T specialises on values, design and technology of built heritage. All groups have an important focus on sustainability and innovation.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>Job description</p> <p>The Chair of Structural Design & Mechanics (SDM), within the department of Architectural Engineering + Technology, covers a key domain which focuses on design of load-bearing structures and the required basic structural mechanics. The Chair of SDM is expected to contribute both to the Faculty’s Bachelor (BSc) curriculum and the departments Master (MSc) programmes. In the BSc programme the Chair plays an essential role in the education of structural design and structural mechanics within the technological education program.</p> <p> </p> <p>The Chair participates in the AE+T MSc programmes of Building Technology, Architectural Engineering and Heritage & Architecture. Within Building Technology, Structural Design is one of the main specialisms. The Professor of SDM is expected to deliver high-quality graduates within the MSc programme.</p> <p> </p> <p>The Professor of SDM is envisioned to become internationally excellent in the area of structural design and structural mechanics. In order to achieve this, innovative research projects are mandatory, for which external funding needs to be acquired from various sources, national and international. By means of external funding, new staff and PhDs can be appointed to carry out the research and to produce scientific output, such as peer-reviewed books and journal papers.</p> <p> </p> <p>An important factor in the Professorship’s excellence is the valorisation in the market of research and education through, for instance, publications, external presentations, cooperative research projects and other forms of exposure. The Professor of SDM is expected to play a leading role in this, for which a wide and solid network is desired and new alliances need to be established.</p> <p>Requirements</p> <p>The general task of the Professor of SDM is to develop and bring across knowledge, theory, methodology, process and practice of structural design and structural mechanics:</p> <p> </p> <p>Principles of structural mechanics.</p> <p> </p> <p>Methods of structural design.</p> <p> </p> <p>Material technology.</p> <p> </p> <p>Design integration.</p> <p> </p> <p>For this professor’s position TU Delft searches a candidate who excels in scientific attitude and knowledge or experience from practice. The following qualifications are expected from the Professor of Structural Design & Mechanics:</p> <p> </p> <p>academic education in structural engineering, building engineering, building technology, architecture or any other relevant subject;</p> <p> </p> <p>experience in research, demonstrable by a doctoral degree, and a research track record and publications;</p> <p> </p> <p>outstanding teaching abilities;</p> <p> </p> <p>demonstrable expertise in the field of structural design;</p> <p> </p> <p>demonstrable capability to acquire funding for projects;</p> <p> </p> <p>strong abilities in leadership and management;</p> <p> </p> <p>cooperative attitude and good social skills;</p> <p> </p> <p>good skills in spoken and written communication, in English and (if necessary) willingness to learn Dutch within a reasonable timespan.</p> <p> </p> <p>The professor of Structural Design & Mechanics will appointed 0,8 to 1,0 fte, for a period of initially five years, with the intention of a fixed contract afterwards, under the condition of proven success in education, research, valorisation, management and leadership.</p> <p>Conditions of employment</p> <p>TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.</p> <p> </p> <p>TU Delft sets specific standards for the English competency of the teaching staff. TU Delft offers training to improve English competency.</p> <p> </p> <p>Inspiring, excellent education is our central aim. If you have less than five years of experience and do not yet have your teaching certificate, we allow you up to three years to obtain this.</p> <p>Information and application</p> <p>For information about this vacancy, you can contact Professor Andy van den Dobbelsteen, department Architectural Engineering + Technology, e-mail:, tel: +31 (0)15 2783563</p> <p> </p> <p>For information about the selection procedure or for the full profile, please contact Mrs Nathalie Bast, HR Advisor, email: .</p> <p> </p> <p>To apply, please send a letter of application, including a CV, a list of publications and a statement of research, teaching and leadership with a maximum of 10 pages. Please e-mail your application by 1 September 2018 to Nathalie Bast, .<br /> When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number BK2018/H01.</p> Sun, 07/15/2018 - 12:20 1242981 1242981 Professorship / Associate Professorship/ Lecturer in Steel Structures Design <p>Position Description:<br /> <br /> The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and motivated applicants wishing to join The Civil Engineering Program. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in steel Structures Design modules, as well as structural engineering modules<br /> <br /> Qualifications:<br /> <br /> Candidates should hold a doctorate/PhD in a related area, and should demonstrate a track record or potential for conducting and supervising leading research projects. Some experience and demonstrated interest in interactive media is desirable<br /> <br /> <br /> Application Instructions:<br /> <br /> Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, samples of design work and publications and the names of at least three referees. Applications to be submitted online through the GUC website: by referencing posting: Civil – II6.5<br /> <br /> Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.</p> Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:04 1144939 1144939 Full-time Tenure-Track Position (Economics) <p>Job information:</p> <p>Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan</p> <p>[Job details]<br /> International Development Program (IDP) of the Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) at International University of Japan invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level. We will consider exceptional candidates from all fields, but priority will be given to Public Finance.</p> <p>[Address of work location and other information]<br /> International University of Japan, 777 Kokusai-cho, Minami Uonuma, Niigata 949-7277, Japan</p> <p>[Number of positions] One position<br /> Assistant or Associate Professor</p> <p>[Starting date]<br /> April 2019</p> <p>Qualifications:</p> <p>Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics or related fields. Teaching and/or working experience would be an advantage. Our university values diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.  Japanese proficiency is preferred but not required. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.</p> <p>Compensation:</p> <p>We will provide further information such as teaching load and compensation etc. when we conduct an interview. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.</p> <p>Application/selection:</p> <p>[Application method]<br /> Please send your CV and up to three samples of your research work to the recruiting committee by email ( Please also arrange three recommendation letters emailed directly to the recruiting committee for references. All application materials are due on August 15 (17:00 Japanese time)</p> Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:40 1254203 1254203 Chair Professor in the Department of Media and Communication <p>City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has seven Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruitoutstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences. </p> <p>The Department of Media and Communication invites applications and nominations for faculty appointments at the rank of Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2018.</p> <p>Duties</p> <p>The appointees will work in one of the following areas: Mass Communication, Digital and Social Media, and Graphic Communication; and are expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.</p> Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:39 1137139 1137139