Friday, January 23, 2015

University of Toronto Scarborough: Assistant Professor in Physical, Analytical, or Inorganic Chemistry

The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure-stream appointment in Chemistry. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on January 1, 2016 or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, postdoctoral experience, show evidence of excellence or potential for excellence in teaching, and must demonstrate excellent accomplishments in research. We are particularly interested in individuals who complement and align themselves with the existing strengths of our department in Biological or Environmental Chemistry. For further information about the research areas of our faculty, see We are particularly interested in candidates who could contribute to undergraduate teaching in the areas of physical, analytical, or inorganic chemistry.

The successful candidate will become a member of the University of Toronto tri-campus Graduate Department of Chemistry, and will be actively involved in graduate supervision. It is expected that s/he will develop an internationally recognized program of scholarly research as well as excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto, including the University of Toronto Scarborough, is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified applicants should apply online by clicking on the link below. A complete application must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research proposal, preferably written in NSERC format, a teaching dossier, and a one page statement of how the proposed research aligns with existing departmental strengths. If you have questions about this position, please contact Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should list a minimum of three referees and arrange that these persons submit a letter of recommendation electronically to

The closing date for applications is February 15, 2015.

For more information about the Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences, please visit For more information about the Graduate Department of Chemistry, please visit

The University of Toronto is fully committed to academic excellence and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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 the further diversification of ideas.

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