Canada Excellence Research Chair – Automotive Engineering for the Future

The University of Windsor invites outstanding applications for a Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) opportunity in Automotive Engineering for the Future, dependent on funding. The focus of this Chair will be in the areas of advanced electric vehicle batteries and components, connected and autonomous vehicles, or vehicle infrastructure security. The appointment will be a full-time tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, which hosts one of Canada’s leading centres of research for advanced automotive engineering.

The successful candidate must be an internationally renowned or recognized scholar in the area of connected, autonomous, secure, and electric (CASE) automotive engineering. The University of Windsor welcomes proposals from any area in this emerging discipline. The Chair is expected to establish, conduct, coordinate, and lead research projects, while engaging with industry, community, and professional partners, and to supervise undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows. In addition, the chair must be eligible for licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario (

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-centered university with 16,000 students from more than 85 different countries enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including several professional schools. With a long history of being a regional collaborative hub, the student body, faculty, and staff of the University of Windsor reflect the diversity of the community and the world at large. The University’s strength as an internationally oriented, multi-disciplinary institution actively enables a broad diversity of students, faculty, and staff to make a better world through education, scholarship, research and engagement. Located on the scenic Detroit River waterfront in Canada’s southernmost city, the University of Windsor provides a dynamic, supportive, diverse, and safe campus adjacent to urban amenities. For more information on the University of Windsor, please visit the University website at

The University of Windsor is a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our research, teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Gender/Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

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Deadline: May 6, 2022

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