logo DAL blackDalhousie invites applications, expressions of interest and nominations for the position of Dean, Faculty of Engineering.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

A member of Canada’s U15 group of universities, and committed to world-class teaching and research, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering a wealth of programs through diverse Faculties. With campuses located in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, as well as a Medical School site in Saint John, New Brunswick, Dalhousie is home to more than 6,000 faculty and staff, and 18,800 students. For more information about Dalhousie University, visit www.dal.ca.

Built on a solid 110-year foundation, the Faculty of Engineering offers a broad range of graduate and undergraduate programs, including co-op, across seven departments, with over 100 faculty members, 560 graduate students, and over 2,000 undergraduate students. The new Dean of Engineering will be joining Dalhousie during its bi-centennial celebrations in 2018, and will be overseeing the implementation of programming in the Faculty’s new dynamic academic, research, and innovation spaces.

As a key member of the University’s senior leadership team, the Dean plays a crucial role in maintaining the standards, integrity, effectiveness and efficiency of the academic enterprise. While fostering a collegial and respectful environment, the Dean provides academic and administrative leadership of the Faculty, promotes faculty and staff development, participates in institutional policy-making and management, promotes good external relations, supports a vibrant learning environment, and contributes to fundraising activities. The Dean also maintains and enhances strong and productive partnerships with external constituencies, including federal and provincial governments, industry, other universities, community groups and Engineers Nova Scotia.

The successful candidate must have a record that demonstrates a deep commitment to excellence in research and teaching, a track record of outstanding senior administrative leadership, and will have a documented history of success in external relations and community engagement. The new Dean will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to engage and inspire the engineering community both at Dalhousie University and throughout the region. The successful candidate must be eligible to be licensed as a professional engineer, be qualified for appointment at the rank of full professor and hold a graduate level degree, preferably a doctorate.  

Consideration of candidates will begin July 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and/or applications should be submitted, in confidence, to Jane Griffith or Laura Brannan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A complete application will include a Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.

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Monday, 26 September 2016 15:22

Energy Management Engineer

Engineering and Related Level 2

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Edmonton. Are you a motivated individual with a passion for energy efficiency and renewal energy technologies? If so, this is the perfect role for you.

Located in Edmonton, this hands-on Energy Management Engineer provides technical expertise to the delivery of the Growing Forward (GF) 2 On-Farm Energy Management Program.

As the Energy Management Engineer, you will lead and be responsible for applied research of beneficial management practices (BMP's) and emerging opportunities related to energy efficiency and renewable energy in the agriculture industry.

As the Energy Management Engineer, you will develop quality controls and training for external energy assessors. In addition, you will compile and synthesize energy use and energy savings information from producers to calculate total Program energy use impact and equivalent carbon offset generation.

Your well-developed leadership, influencing and team building skills will serve you well as you work within a dynamic team of technical staff and collaborate with a variety of industry and internal professional staff from other areas of the department. Your strong written and verbal communication skills and organizational talents will be critical to managing multiple projects, deliver technical information to producers and other interest groups and demonstrate technologies and BMP's to the industry.

Salary: $3,007.16 to $4,163.64 bi-weekly ($78,486 to $108,671 annually). Closing Date: October 3, 2016. Job ID # 1038216.

Qualifications: University degree in Mechanical, Bio-Resource, Electrical, Agricultural Engineering or related, plus a minimum of five years of directly related experience in the area of energy management. Must have demonstrated knowledge and/or experience of different scientific and engineering processes as well as energy and power usage and efficiency relevant to applied research and technology development. Professional and progressive experience working with related Western Canadian crop and livestock production practices on-farm and in the field is an asset. The equivalency of additional related education will be considered in lieu of experience on a one-for-one basis. The successful candidate must be eligible for membership in APEGA.

Candidates with lesser experience are encouraged to apply and may be considered at a lower classification and salary level.

This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across the Government of Alberta.

Online applications are preferred at www.jobs.alberta.ca. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Human Resource Services, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, #304, J.G. O'Donoghue Building, 7000 - 113 Street, Edmonton, AB T6H 5T6. Phone: (780) 427-2111; Fax: (780) 427-3398. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.

Position Profile: https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/pprofile/pp1038216.htm

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Human Resources at (780) 427-2111. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applicants will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Although this competition is closing on October 3, 2016, please continue to check jobs.alberta.ca for all career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.


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