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Faculty Positions

We currently have the following faculty openings:

Assistant, Associate and Full Professors in Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus, invites applications for up to two tenure-track or tenured faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, starting July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. We welcome applications both from individuals who would engage with existing fields of strength in our department, and from those who would inspire new areas of growth.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline, and should demonstrate the potential to achieve excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates will develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise and mentor Master’s and Ph.D. students, and provide service to the University and the community. Successful candidates are expected to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia.

Our department is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research. Many faculty in our department are collaborative members of partner institutions within UBC (such as the School of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems) and several have joint appointments with other units on campus. We are open to joint appointments in this hiring round.

UBC’s Vancouver campus is situated at the tip of Point Grey on the unceded lands of the Musqueam people, surrounded by forest, ocean and mountains. Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the most diverse cities in Canada, and one of the most livable cities in the world. UBC seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that is representative of Vancouver's diversity, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

All of our work is shaped by our values: professionalism and integrity; scholarship and teaching excellence; commitment to students; partnerships and collegiality; initiative, innovation, and willingness to change; community, the environment, and sustainability. We hold these values as an integral frame of reference to inform our decisions and actions at every level and in every situation.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, a list of four references, and research, teaching, and diversity statements. Applications must be submitted online at https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcfacultyjobs/job/UBC-Vancouver-Campus/Assistant--Associate-and-Full-Professors-in-Mechanical-Engineering-1_JR26; emailed applications will not be considered. Our department welcomes and encourages applications from members of marginalized groups. Accessibility or special consideration accommodations are available on request for all applicants at all stages of the selection process. To confidentially request accommodations, please contact Mr. Rico Choi, Operations & HR Manager at rico.choi@mech.ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2020; all applications received by November 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. In addition to this broad search in Mechanical Engineering, the department also has dedicated searches in Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing. Please see the other advertisements on our website for details.

Details on Research Statement: Please include both information about your research expertise and experience and about your research plan as a new faculty member, including as appropriate current and potential collaborators (at UBC and elsewhere) and sources of funding.

Details on Teaching Statement: Your teaching statement should describe your teaching interests and experience at any and all scales from one-on-one tutoring to small group tutorials to teaching large section courses. Also, explain your teaching philosophy, including specific examples that have informed the evolution of that teaching philosophy.

Details on Diversity Statement: UBC's strategic plan identifies inclusive excellence as one of our key priorities. We welcome colleagues with the experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout campus life. In your application, please include a statement describing your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus or within your discipline.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Assistant, Associate and Full Professors in Robotics

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus, invites applications for up to two tenure-track or tenured faculty in the broad area of Robotics at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, starting July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. We welcome applications both from individuals who would engage with our existing strength in Robotics, and from those who would inspire new areas of growth.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline, and should demonstrate the potential to achieve excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates will develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise and mentor Master’s and Ph.D. students, and provide service to the University and the community. Successful candidates are expected to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia.

Our department is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research. Many faculty in our department are collaborative members of partner institutions within UBC (such as the School of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems) and several have joint appointments with other units on campus. We are open to joint appointments in this hiring round.

UBC’s Vancouver campus is situated at the tip of Point Grey on the unceded lands of the Musqueam people, surrounded by forest, ocean and mountains. Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the most diverse cities in Canada, and one of the most livable cities in the world. UBC seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that is representative of Vancouver's diversity, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

All of our work is shaped by our values: professionalism and integrity; scholarship and teaching excellence; commitment to students; partnerships and collegiality; initiative, innovation, and willingness to change; community, the environment, and sustainability. We hold these values as an integral frame of reference to inform our decisions and actions at every level and in every situation.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, a list of four references, and research, teaching, and diversity statements. Applications must be submitted online at https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcfacultyjobs/job/UBC-Vancouver-Campus/Assistant--Associate-and-Full-Professors-in-Robotics-1_JR29; emailed applications will not be considered. Our department welcomes and encourages applications from members of marginalized groups. Accessibility or special consideration accommodations are available on request for all applicants at all stages of the selection process. To confidentially request accommodations, please contact Mr. Rico Choi, Operations & HR Manager at rico.choi@mech.ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2020; all applications received by November 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. In addition to this dedicated search in Robotics, the department is also searching broadly in Mechanical Engineering. Please see the advertisement on our website for details.

Details on Research Statement: Please include both information about your research expertise and experience and about your research plan as a new faculty member, including as appropriate current and potential collaborators (at UBC and elsewhere) and sources of funding.

Details on Teaching Statement: Your teaching statement should describe your teaching interests and experience at any and all scales from one-on-one tutoring to small group tutorials to teaching large section courses. Also, explain your teaching philosophy, including specific examples that have informed the evolution of that teaching philosophy.

Details on Diversity Statement: UBC's strategic plan identifies inclusive excellence as one of our key priorities. We welcome colleagues with the experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout campus life. In your application, please include a statement describing your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus or within your discipline.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Assistant and Associate Professors in Advanced Manufacturing

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus, invites applications for up to three tenure-track or tenured faculty in the broad field of Advanced Manufacturing at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, starting July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. We welcome applications from individuals with expertise in areas such as industrial automation, digital manufacturing, precision engineering, additive manufacturing, and the application of artificial intelligence in manufacturing. Relevant industrial experience is an asset.

The Faculty of Applied Science at UBC has recently launched a new undergraduate program in Manufacturing Engineering that is jointly run by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Materials Engineering on the Vancouver campus, and the School of Engineering on the Okanagan campus. The successful candidates will support the program and be appointed in the Department of Mechanical Engineering or jointly appointed in the Department of Materials Engineering. Undergraduate teaching will primarily take place in the new Manufacturing Engineering undergraduate program while research will be undertaken within the department(s).

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related discipline, and should demonstrate the potential to achieve excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates will develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise and mentor Master’s and Ph.D. students, and provide service to the University and the community. Successful candidates are expected to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia.

UBC’s Vancouver campus is situated at the tip of Point Grey on the unceded lands of the Musqueam people, surrounded by forest, ocean and mountains. Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the most diverse cities in Canada, and one of the most livable cities in the world. UBC seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that is representative of Vancouver's diversity, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

All of our work is shaped by our values: professionalism and integrity; scholarship and teaching excellence; commitment to students; partnerships and collegiality; initiative, innovation, and willingness to change; community, the environment, and sustainability. We hold these values as an integral frame of reference to inform our decisions and actions at every level and in every situation.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, a list of four references, and research, teaching, and diversity statements. Applications must be submitted online at https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcfacultyjobs/job/UBC-Vancouver-Campus/Assistant-and-Associate-Professors-in-Advanced-Manufacturing-1_JR27; emailed applications will not be considered. Our department welcomes and encourages applications from members of marginalized groups. Accessibility or special consideration accommodations are available on request for all applicants at all stages of the selection process. To confidentially request accommodations, please contact Mr. Rico Choi, Operations & HR Manager at rico.choi@mech.ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2020; all applications received by November 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. In addition to this dedicated search in Advanced Manufacturing, the department is also searching broadly in Mechanical Engineering. Please see the advertisement on our website for details.

Details on Research Statement: Please include both information about your research expertise and experience and about your research plan as a new faculty member, including as appropriate current and potential collaborators (at UBC and elsewhere) and sources of funding.

Details on Teaching Statement: Your teaching statement should describe your teaching interests and experience at any and all scales from one-on-one tutoring to small group tutorials to teaching large section courses. Also, explain your teaching philosophy, including specific examples that have informed the evolution of that teaching philosophy.

Details on Diversity Statement: UBC's strategic plan identifies inclusive excellence as one of our key priorities. We welcome colleagues with the experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout campus life. In your application, please include a statement describing your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus or within your discipline.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Term Faculty Positions

Mechanical Engineering regularly hires term faculty to teach one or more courses during the academic year. This includes sessional faculty, teaching adjunct faculty, visiting faculty, and teaching appointments of existing Ph.D. candidates and Postdoctoral Fellows.

The Mechanical Engineering Department has openings for Sessional and Adjunct Lecturers starting at the beginning of each academic year. Please visit the term faculty information page to find out more about positions currently available.

Staff Positions

We are currently looking to hire the following staff position:

Facilities and Safety Coordinator

Job End Date: Mar 11, 2022

For full details and to apply:
https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ubcstaffjobs/job/UBC-Vancouver-Campus/Facilities-and-Safety-Coordinator_JR15

Job Description Summary

The Facilities and Safety Coordinator provides broad administrative services related to facilities, safety, and technical services in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Facilities and Safety Coordinator works closely with the Manager, Facilities & Technical Administration to manage and maintain excellent teaching and research facilities uniquely suited to our award-winning undergraduate, graduate, and research programs.

This position is the initial point of contact for facilities issues raised by the members of MECH.

This person also acts as a building emergency warden and the safety coordinator for laboratories in all issues of safety including education and training, waste disposal, safety inspection, and any other safety related issues.

The Facilities and Safety Coordinator is responsible for providing technical and administrative advice regarding the Department of Mechanical Engineering Safety programs and acts as the Departmental safety contact in all issues of safety, including but not limited to safety education and training, safety inspections, and any related safety issues within the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Organizational Status

Reports to the Manager, Facilities & Technical Administration. Serves as a resource to faculty, staff, and students on items related to facilities, access, and safety. Liaises with other units across campus, including Building Operations and Risk Management Services.

Works independently under general objectives and guidelines. A high volume of activities from dissimilar portfolios, for a variety of clients, and with a variety of timescales requires a frequent shifting of priorities to meet changing conditions, unexpected events, and emerging strategic priorities.

Work Performed

Facilities
  • Acts as the first point of contact for facilities issues raised by department members and building users. The facilities include classrooms, labs, common areas and offices.
  • Coordinates requests, key, electronic access and alarm code requests. Coordinates use of key facilities (eg, wind tunnel, teaching instrumentation lab, teaching computer lab) between many stakeholders (research, external contracts, teaching, extracurricular)
  • Oversees IT onboarding for faculty staff and students, including approving exceptions to rules related to email account naming conventions and account expiry dates
  • Coordinates telephone services through the Pinnacle system. Makes recommendations on how to improve processes opportunities
  • Coordinates all facilities maintenance requests for all Mech facilities; builds relationships with Building Operations Facility Manager and Zone Trades and Trade Head. Coordinates with other
  • Coordinates the activities of trades, technicians and contractors involved in maintenance, repairs and building services, and communicate project status to relevant parties of the department.
  • UBC departments from investigation of complaints and planning of routine service to resolution.
  • Works under the broad direction of the Manager in decommissioning of laboratories or workstations during renovations, retirement and departure of staff, faculty and students, researchers. Ensures that equipment/furniture finds alternate home in the Department and arranges for retention planning and/or disposal of unwanted items according to University policy and procedures.
  • Executes Space reallocation / renovation projects up to $50,000, working with Building Operations, vendors, and end users based on established designs and plans. Troubleshoots and resolves issues independently, keeping consistent with strategic direction.
  • Maintains an asset and inventory control system to track equipment lifecycle management (teaching lab, research lab, team space, workshop), and consumable supply stock levels. Follows loss prevention policies.
  • Identifies and submits customer-funded requests to building operations; approves small requests (up to $1000) within established priorities and guidelines
  • Identifies opportunities for improvements to existing process and procedures. Makes recommendations for implementation of policies, procedures and protocols appropriate to facility management to ensure that facilities are properly maintained
  • Ensures that infrastructures of Mech buildings are protected and is responsible for communicating to faculty, staff and students any events or projects which may affect the teaching, research of administrative business.
  • Provides customer service to faculty, staff, students, researchers.
  • Provides assistance to Mech occupants as needed
Safety
  • May co-chair the Local Safety Team; manages all correspondence and reporting to JOHSC, sets agendas, prepares minutes, manage action items. Ensures LST is meeting obligations to JOHSC and RMS and is in compliance with WorkSafeBC. Also provides support to ensure departmental compliance with all relevant safety regulatory legislation and UBC policy.
  • Collaborates with Manager to develop, coordinate and assess the departmental safety plans, training programs and initiatives to ensure plans are in compliance with federal, provincial, municipal and university health and safety regulations (UBC, WCB, WHMIS, etc.).
  • Assists in the maintenance of a safe and organized working environment through constant awareness of safety issues; coordinates and participates in accident/incident investigations; ensures follow-up is completed and maintains records; ensures all WCB or other accident forms are completed and submitted to the Manager of Facilities and Safety for processing and performs follow-up work requested
  • Ensures all safety requirements are complete, including spot-auditing site-specific safety orientation forms for more than twenty different labs. Uses the ACMS new rules engine as a beta user to mass-manage electronic access through a data-table interface.
  • Ensures the handling and proper disposition of chemicals; dispenses flammable solvents with appropriate WHMIS labels; records use of pressurized gas cylinders and ascertains that personnel know how
  • Ensures eyewash stations are tested and all safety equipment maintained in compliance
  • Coordinates the Mech Fire Safety Program and serves as a Co-Captain including fire prevention to an active and effective fire and emergency response plan. Ensures all plans and practices are incompliance with current Fire Department regulations and procedures.
  • Maintains proper records of current Mech Floor Wardens, and a record of mobility impaired regular occupants of the Mech building; and trains the floor wardens (appointed by the Safety Committee) in fire prevention and emergency evacuation
  • Coordinates Department Safety plan from including fire prevention to an active and effective fire and emergency response plan. Ensures all plans and practices are incompliance with current Fire Department regulations and procedures
  • Coordinates First Aid program within Mech Department. Ensures all first aid kits meets the standards set out by Worksafe BC and UBC. Purchase and replenish supplies when needed.
  • Serves as a resource to faculty and researchers with regards to safety. Provides guidance to TAs on matters related to safety and lab use; mentor the Capstone Design TA on how to maintain a safe design space
  • Provides mentorship to Student Groups (including Design teams) in matters related to safety
  • Develops web communications for safety and facilities matters
  • Promotes safety and safe practices.
Inspections & Training:
  • Schedules, co-ordinates and participates in regular safety inspections, evaluating compliance levels, makes recommendations, does follow-up investigations as required
  • Manages and conducts safety inspections for all departmental facilities, including annual research lab inspections, monthly and annual teaching lab inspections, and annual inspections of offices, meeting rooms, and other facilities. Ensures compliance to WorkSafeBC regulations. Evaluated effectiveness and recommends and implements improvements
  • Delivers site-specific orientation training to both individuals and groups of up to thirty. More than ten different training programs, including training the trainers who will deliver the safety training to their respective teams and groups.
  • Develops and conducts safety training seminars and training programs for graduate and undergraduate students. Instructs students regarding proper equipment use, demonstrates laboratory procedures, and appropriate safety procedures
  • Develops and implements procedures to tracks completion of required safety training for students and department staff members and follows up to ensure compliance
  • Advises Mech faculty, staff, students and visitors on departmental safety policy and regulations.

Performs other related duties as required

Consequence of Error/Judgement

This is a responsible position where a high degree of accuracy, maturity, and initiative is expected. The incumbent works within general guidelines, applying knowledge of procedures and regulations to establish priorities, shifting priorities frequently to meet changing conditions, unexpected events, and emerging strategic priorities. Poor judgment or errors could seriously affect the reputation of our teaching and research programs and the Department. Poor planning or lack of preventative maintenance can result in temporary facility closures and cost overruns. Failure to act in a professional, tactful manner will have an adverse effect on the image of the Department.

Poor adherence to safety and department policies, regulation and procedures and poor maintenance of equipment or inadequate training of new users could result in injury or loss of life or property damage. The quality and safety of the lab space, equipment maintenance and guidance provided to Mech students has a direct impact on the quality of the educational experience for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Supervision Received

Reports to the Manager, Facilities & Technical Administration. This is a responsible position where a high degree of accuracy, maturity, and initiative is expected. Works independently under general administrative direction, receiving specific instruction on new or unfamiliar tasks; work is performed in accordance with broadly established procedures and practices requiring initiative to plan and complete recurring assignments independently, and judgment to determine the best course of action. Work is not normally checked.

Supervision Given

Supervises a Work Learn student and may supervise additional student staff, and provides direction to one permanent staff member supporting the portfolio.

Preferred Qualifications

High School graduation and two year post-secondary diploma.4 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of WorkSafeBC regulations and legislation and asset. Experience with laboratory or technical environments an asset. Ability to exercise high attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy in work; Ability to exercise tact and discretion when handling sensitive and/or confidential matters. Ability to work both independently and within a complex team environment. Ability to exercise logic, critical thinking, good judgment and initiative Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines. Ability to cope with multiple conflicting priorities and interruptions from visitors to the office; Ability to analyze, problem solve, and troubleshoot situations accurately and to adopt effective course of action. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally. Must be able to compose correspondence using clear, concise business English and appropriate tone. Ability to effectively use word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing and internet applications at an intermediate level (e.g., Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, Electronic Mail). Must be able to adapt to new software programs. Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, and Microsoft SharePoint experience are assets. Ability to perform word processing at 55 words per minute and to operate a normal range of office equipment. Ability to pick up and move objects up to 25 lbs. (such as a box of copier paper).

Work Learn: Communications and Engagement Assistant 

Dates: January 1 to April 30
Salary / Wage: 21.00 
Hours Per Week10 
Total Number of Hours per Student Position150
Preferred Degrees/DisciplinesMechanical Engineering, Engineering
Application Deadline: November 27, 2020

Job Description   

We are looking for a student employee to fill our Mechanical Engineering Communications and Engagement Assistant work learn role for Term 2. The Communications and Engagement Assistant will help produce communications materials and support online community programming promoting the Mechanical Engineering discipline to potential and current students, as well as connecting alumni and the public with the ongoing work of the Department. This position will work with the Mechanical Engineering Student Services team, which strives to provide excellence in support and service to students, faculty, and staff within the Department of Mechanical Engineering.   

While our office is closed due to UBC, Applied Science, and Departmental COVID-19 safety policies, all work will be done remotely. If such a time comes that the University resumes full normal operations before the Work Learn term is complete in April 2021, Work Learn students will be expected to come to work in the on-campus Student Services Office. 

Work may include, but is not limited to: 
  • Drafting communications pieces, blog posts, and social media content; 
  • Creating visual assets such as photos, video, and graphics;  
  • Developing material for engineering education and community outreach; 
  • Collecting, organizing, and disseminating resources and opportunities for Mechanical Engineering students; 
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of online events to engage potential and current students, alumni, and the public. 
  • Recruiting and coordinating volunteers; 
  • Interacting with prospective and new students in group and individual online settings; 
  • Assisting with new and ongoing departmental initiatives; 
  • Promoting mechanical engineering as an excellent career path; 
  • Supporting preparation for our 2021 Vancouver Summer Program packages, including developing Canvas assets, event planning assistance, and developing support materials; 
  • Organizing mailing lists and collecting content for digests;   
  • General office support; 

The position will be for 10 hours per week, but some flexibility in hours is negotiable (particularly if the student is also taking a heavy course load). Students will be working in a team with other student staff as well as regular employees. With work being done remotely applicants should be self-motivated, and have the initiative to ask questions and communicate with supervisors and teammates, especially as tasks may sometimes be time-sensitive. Students should include a cover letter and a writing sample with their application. A visual portfolio (social media, photography, graphic design, etc.) is not required, but would be an asset. 

Qualifications  

These are required: 

We are seeking an organized, efficient, and friendly person to help with work that is often fast-paced. We are looking for someone who is motivated, open to learning new things, can think critically and logically, and enjoys opportunities to make suggestions and take initiative. 

The ideal candidate will have the following: 

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, is comfortable speaking and can write persuasively and concisely; 
  • Previous experience with events; 
  • Knowledge of WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator); 
  • Social media experience (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram); 
  • Experience hosting events on Zoom, or equivalent meeting platform; 
  • Time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills; 
  • Professionalism, tact and discretion can be assured when they correspond with key contacts, prospective students, and interact with online event attendees; 
  • A friendly and social personality who enjoys interacting with a wide range of people. 

You can pick up new skills quickly, and are an independent thinker who can work on a team, work with minimal supervision, problem solve, know when to ask questions, and still take direction when needed.  

This would be nice: 

  • Firsthand knowledge about the Mechanical Engineering department, particularly students in 3rd or 4th year who have completed our Mech 2 program; 
  • Experience in customer service is an asset; 
  • Experience setting up Qualtrics Surveys, Canvas Courses; 
  • Photography, graphic design, or video production skills. 

Application Procedures  

Please email your cover letter, resume, writing sample and class schedule to communications@mech.ubc.ca