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Sessional Instructor, Electrical Transmission System Planning and Operation, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Job ID#: 12847

Updated: June 2, 2017

Position Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Calgary has an opening for a Sessional Instructor in the fourth-year engineering program.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach the undergraduate level course ENEE 577 - Electrical Transmission System Planning and Operation. ENEE 577 is listed in the University of Calgary Calendar for the Winter 2018 Session. The successful candidate is required to be available during that entire period. The successful candidate will be expected to have earned at least a Masters in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field, and must have a demonstrated background in the subject matter related to this course. The successful candidate must also have very good previous teaching performance or show the potential for very good to excellent teaching ability. It is strongly desired that the candidate is registered as a Professional Engineer in a Canadian Province.

Course Description

Electricity markets, carbon markets, optimal operation of electricity systems, environmental impacts of transmission networks, regulatory issues.

Course scheduled hours (subject to change):

Lecture: Tuesday & Thursday: 09:30-10:45am

Tutorial: Friday: 9:00-9:50am

Applications should include application letters, a curriculum vitae and a 1-page teaching statement, together with the names and contact information of three referees. Submit applications by email to Jinny Kim, jikim@ucalgary.ca and addressed to:

Dr. Svetlana Yanushkevich,
Acting Department Head
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

The deadline for the applications is June 1, 2017.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Schulich School of Engineering visit Careers in the Schulich School of Engineering.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
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