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From:    Sheila McIlraith <sheila@cs.toronto.edu>
Date:    Wed, 10 Nov 2004 21:13:29 -0500

Faculty in this department have expressed strong interest in applicants
with skills in the Semantic Web.  Please feel free to forward this

- Sheila McIlraith
  Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto


Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the
University of Toronto invites applications for an academic tenure stream
position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Information
Engineering. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Computer Science,
Information Systems or in Computer, Industrial or Systems Engineering, an
outstanding academic record, effective teaching ability, and a strong
interest in the engineering of information systems for organizational
effectiveness. An undergraduate degree in Engineering would be an asset.

The successful candidate will participate in the development of the
Department's program in Information Engineering, which is concerned with
the engineering of information and knowledge, the systems with which they
are delivered, and the processes, tools and methodologies used to design,
develop and deploy information systems. The objective is to support the
achievement of organizational goals through the efficient and flexible
operation of business processes. Information Engineering builds upon a
strong systems perspective to fuse and extend three core disciplines:
Information Systems and Automated Reasoning; Human Factors and Ergonomics;
and Organizational Structure and Behaviour. Duties will include
undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, and departmental service.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Start date is July 1, 2005.

Applicants should include in their responses: a detailed curriculum vitae;
a clear statement of their specific teaching and research interests; and
the names of three persons able to provide references in support of their
application. Letters of application should be addressed to: Professor A.N.
Sinclair, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,
University of Toronto, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G8.
The closing date for all applications to be received is November 30, 2004.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further
diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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