Professor in Greenhouse Energy Saving and Climate Management

Full-time Faculty Position : Professor in Greenhouse Energy Saving and Climate Management (Quebec, Canada)

More than a school, Université Laval is an entire community in the heart of Quebec City, a complete university recognized for its leadership and its culture of excellence both in teaching and research.

The Department of Soils and Agrifood Engineering invites applications from individuals with a strong profile in the teaching and researching in Climate management and optimization of greenhouse energy consumption in the province of Quebec (Canada).
Université Laval is French university where instruction is in French.

Université Laval is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Position
Tenure-Track Professor Position - Chair for Leadership in Teaching (CLT) on Climate management and optimization of greenhouse energy consumption in Quebec

Job Description
1. Teaching, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, and developing courses in Climate management and optimization of greenhouse energy consumption in Quebec.
2. Developing and conducting original research program in Climate management and optimization of greenhouse energy consumption in Quebec.
3. Supervising graduate students.
4. Mentoring students enrolled in several undergraduate programs (agri-environmental engineering, agronomy).
5. Integrate training programs related to the agricultural environment under the jurisdiction of the Department of Soils and Agri-Food Engineering (bachelor's degree in agri-environmental engineering, bachelor's degree in agronomy, master's in agri-food engineering, master's degree in soils and environment, doctorate in soils and environment).

Requirements :

1. Ph.D. (or its equivalent) and bachelor's degrees in agri-environmental engineering, agricultural engineering, rural engineering, biosystem engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, energetic engineering or in a related field to Climate management and optimization of greenhouse energy consumption in Quebec.
2. Competence and several years of experience in developing and teaching courses related to greenhouse energy management and climate control is an asset.
3. Having completed a postdoctoral internship or having proven experience in academic or industrial research is an asset.
4. Have developed certain knowledge or experiments in the following areas: energy saving, alternative energy sources, biomass combustion and recovery, heat pump, microclimate management.
5. Take charge of teaching in courses on the structure of greenhouse buildings and climate control in confined environments (1st and 2nd cycle courses to be developed), and contribute to other courses in agro-environmental engineering.
6. Quality record of accomplishments, research, training, scientific communications and publications including several articles as the first author in Climate management and optimization of greenhouse energy consumption published in scientific journals with a reading committee.
7. Fluent in written and spoken French.
8. Membership or eligibility for the Quebec professional engineering Association (Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec) or another Order of engineers in Canada and commit to take steps to become a member of one of these orders.

Application deadline: September 30, 2022

Job starting date: January 2023.

Application instructions

Applications should comprise
• A letter of motivation (3 pages maximum) outlining :
o your qualifications in Climate management and optimization of greenhouse energy consumption
o your motivations for exercising the function of professor,
o your three major contributions over the past five years.
• A curriculum vitae.
• Academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate studies).
• Three (3) representative publications published recently.
• Three (3) reference letters (addressed to Damien.de.halleux@fsaa.ulaval.ca), provided directly from signatories, are required.
(NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their three referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).

The deadline for receipt of all application materials, including letters, September 30, 2022 to the attention of Dr. Damien de Halleux, Head of the department (Damien.de.halleux@fsaa.ulaval.ca)

Detailed information is available on our website at :
https://www.rh.ulaval.ca/emploi/HCM/5742/votreexpertise

Valuing diversity, Université Laval encourages all qualified individuals to apply - particularly women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities - but priority will be given to Canadians and Canadian permanent residents.

Tags: 
greenhouses
climate management
energy
Location: 
Quebec (Canada)