Full-time tenure track position in the development of carbon-friendly technologies


The candidate will contribute to the creation of cutting-edge technological solutions that ensure carbon neutrality. He/she will be involved in teaching and conducting fundamental and applied research in the field of negative greenhouse gas (GHG) emission technologies:
• GHG capture: development of processes, technologies or materials for capturing GHGs directly from the atmosphere, oceans or industrial sources.
• Sustainable GHG sequestration: development of processes, technologies or materials for long-term GHG sequestration.


• Teach at all graduate and undergraduate levels.
• Supervise graduate and doctoral students.
• Develop fundamental and applied research activities.
• Take part in university life.
• Contribute to community service.

Career interruptions

In accordance with the diversity and equity objectives, career interruptions for parental, medical and family leave are considered in assessing the applications. Candidates are encouraged to identify such periods in their curricula vitæ or cover letters.


• Hold a doctorate in a relevant discipline.
• Have an interest in and aptitude for teaching, university pedagogy and skills development.
• Have an interest in research (disciplinary, interdisciplinary), innovation and knowledge transfer.
• Be able to plan, organize and develop a project independently.
• Demonstrate an ability to supervise graduate students.
• Have previously published in peer-reviewed journals.
• Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships, collaboration and teamwork skills.
• Demonstrate leadership qualities, initiative and excellent ability to communicate and interact effectively and smoothly with various internal and external partners.
• Have the ability to teach in French or to achieve this ability within a reasonable time frame.
• Be a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) or have the qualifications to become a member and commit to becoming a member within 5 years. • Ability to comply with the requirements of responsible conduct in research.
• Be a member of the OIQ (Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec) or have the required qualifications to become member as soon as possible.


• The working conditions are governed by the collective agreements in force.
• Regular, full-time, tenure-track position,
• Anticipated start date: January 2025.

Application process

Candidates who wish to apply must submit their application is August 31, 2024. Examination of applications will begin on August 31, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please combine the following in one pdf document: (please provide complete files)

1. Your curriculum vitae;
2. A letter of motivation;
3. A proposal for a research chair program (2 pages) describing the problem, objectives, methodological approach, links with your previous work, as well as the training of highly qualified personnel (students, research staff, etc.). The adequacy with the strategic plan of the Université de Sherbrooke and the Faculty of Engineering should also be explained. Funding opportunities (granting agency programs, companies, etc.), as well as the collaborations and networking envisaged should be described;
4. A one-page text on equity-diversity-inclusion (EDI) that presents specific actions already taken or planned to promote EDI (i) in the training of new staff (recruitment, mentoring, career development); (ii) in the realization of research projects; and (iii) in the involvement in university life. We invite you to consult the guide to submitting an EDI text (in French). The Faculty is interested in individuals whose research, teaching, and community involvement demonstrate the importance it places on diversity in higher education;
5. Reprints from the most relevant recent contributions (maximum 3).

In addition, please have three (3) external referees each send a letter of recommendation.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.
Candidates who wish to submit their application must send their curriculum vitae before the deadline of August 31, via email at: krobert@electi.ca. You will receive an acknowledgement by email that your documents have been received.

Karine Robert, Founder and President