Sessional Faculty: CE 4L04 Design of Water Resources

McMaster University

Hamilton, ON, Canada 🇨🇦

Posting Details

Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for the following teaching position to be offered in the 2021-22 session.

Date of Posting          November 3, 2021 – November 19, 2021

Applications to          Joanne Gadawski, Administrator, Civil Engineering, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. West,

Hamilton, On, L8S 4L7

Course Name(s)/Number(s):  CIV ENG 4L04– Design of Water Resources Systems

Term: 2, January 10th, 2022, to April 12th, 2022

Number of Section(s) Available:    1 

Number of Units per Section:         4

Location (on/off campus): Lectures – on campus

Projected Enrollment:         75

Projected TA Support:           2

Wage Rate*:  $11,120

Lecture day and time: Monday, 9:30-10:20

                                     Tuesday, 10:30 – 11:20    

Course Description:

Investigation, planning, analysis and design of water resources systems, climate change. Introduction to GIS tools. Frequency analysis, design storms, urban drainage and analysis, floodplain analysis and flood control.
Two lectures, one tutorial, one lab; one term

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should hold a Masters degree, preferably a PhD, in Civil Engineering, with an advanced knowledge of Water Resource Systems.Applicants must have a demonstrated background and thorough understanding of the course topics listed above, as well as demonstrated expertise teaching undergraduate courses.  Professional Engineering registration is an asset. Strong communication skills and an ability to work with students on a one-on-one basis are essential.  

*Supplemented Fees- 15.02(a) The employee may be eligible to receive supplemented fees in accordance with Schedule C of the Collective Agreement.  The actual rate of pay when in excess of the base rate of pay is deemed to include any supplemented fees owing, to the extent of the excess amount.  If the actual rate of pay is less than the sum of the base rate of pay and the supplemented fees owing, then the employee shall receive the difference.  

Application Procedure

Please submit the following on line in MOSAIC by November 19th, 2021;

  1. A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position (including your address, phone number, and email address) and emphasizing your experience with the material to be taught. 
  2. A resume listing your academic qualifications and relevant employment experience.
  3. Information necessary to determine your current and aggregate seniority (as defined by Article 20 of the Unit 2 Collective Agreement).  Questions may be directed to CUPE 3906 (905-525-9140 Ext. 24003).
  4. Names and contact information of two references.  Applicants will not be required to submit reference letters as part of their application.

If you require this information in an alternate/accessible format, please contact Nina Bovair, Employee/Labour Relations Administrator at extension 23850.

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the land protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.  In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.  The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence.  The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.  While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.