University of Alberta

Tenure Track Position in Analytical Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Competition No.  -    A104930146D1
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of Analytical Chemistry. The starting date is July 1, 2018. The rank for this position is directed at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Preferential consideration will be given to an outstanding individual whose research interest complement current faculty expertise in the Department. The Department has vibrant research programs encompassing most areas of modern chemistry including analytical chemistry, chemical biology, materials and nanoscience, catalysis, synthesis and medicinal chemistry, and computational chemistry (www.ualberta.ca/chemistry). An outstanding research environment is offered with access to excellent support facilities.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Criteria for research excellence will include a strong record of publications and presentations in high impact venues, a successful research funding history (in the case of applicants who already hold a tenure-track position), a summary of planned research projects, and appropriately supportive and detailed letters of reference. Evidence of high-calibre teaching and supervisory potential will be documented via teaching dossier, letters of reference, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an innovative and robust externally-funded research program, regularly engage in relevant domestic and international research networks, teach both undergraduate and graduate classes, supervise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and provide service to the Department, the Faculty, and the University, as well as to professional and external communities.

Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae, a proposal that details innovative and original research (attach under "Research Plan"), a statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent on their behalf. 

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

 Consideration of applications will commence on October 21, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

 Mail     
Chair's Office
Department of Chemistry 
E3-38 Gunning/Lemieux Chemistry Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB Canada T6G 2G2

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.