Pursue a Career at Polytechnique Montreal


Job Reference Number:  18-PR-2
Posting/Closing Date:  March 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018
Workplace:  All buildings
Department or Service:  Département de génie mécanique


Polytechnique Montréal is one of the largest engineering education and research institutions in Canada with more than 8,000 students and 1,000 employees. Recognized

as a world-class engineering school, it has become, thanks to the investment of all its staff, a key partner in technological, economic and social development in Canada. This input consists of ideas, energy, vision and a common goal: to advance technological knowledge at the service of man and society.

Polytechnique applies an Equal Opportunity Program and encourages women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal people and people with disabilities to apply. Accommodations may be available to people with disabilities based on their characteristics. Moreover, it offers outstanding work-family balance accommodations, such as maternity, paternity and adoption leave over and above the Quebec’s Parental Insurance Plan.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has currently 43 professors and 4 faculty lecturers, 27 technical and administrative support staff, several postdoctoral fellows, researchers and research associates. With more than 1,200 students and nearly 300 graduate students, it offers programs, in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, and contribute to biomedical engineering. It conducts cutting-edge research in close collaboration with industry in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, metallurgical engineering, energy engineering and biomedical engineering.


Successful candidates will be expected to carry out the duties of this position with a dynamic and creative approach. In particular, they will be expected to:

  • initiate and carry out research projects supported by funding agencies;
  • initiate and carry out research collaborations with industry on original topics;
  • supervise graduate students;
  • teach undergraduate and graduate courses;
  • contribute to various administrative functions in Polytechnique Montréal;
  • participate in service functions towards the academic and professional communities and society.

New professors are provided with technical support and modern IT environments, as well as with startup grants to help launch their research activities.


September 2018


Successful candidates will have demonstrated their potential to initiate and lead an independent research program in numerical thermofluid mechanics, emerging methods in CFD, algorithmic, high performance computing.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. They should hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Industrial experience will be considered an asset.

Applicants must hold a solid research track record showing their potential to develop and lead an independent research program, allowing them to obtain research financing in order to support graduate students. They must demonstrate excellent aptitudes for teaching, preferably attested by teaching evaluations.

Applicants must be registered with the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec as an engineer before obtaining tenure. The language of teaching is French; thus, successful candidates will have to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of spoken and written French shortly after the start of employment.


This faculty position is tenure-track. Salary and benefits will be set in accordance with the collective agreement, see the following link: http://www.apep.polymtl.ca/pdfs/CC_APEP_2015_2019.pdf


Candidates should submit an application package consisting of a curriculum vitae, a statement of research objectives, a statement of teaching objectives, teaching evaluations, the names and contact information of three referees and their citizen status in Canada.

Applications must be received no later than June 1st, 2018, at 5 p.m., and be submitted to:

Luc Baron, Eng., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department Mechanical Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal
To apply, please use the following link: https://polymec.formstack.com/forms/18pr2

This job posting may be extended past June 1st, 2018. The evaluation of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, in accordance with immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The gender masculine may be used without discrimination and solely for the sake of conciseness.