Saturday, August 15, 2015

University of Toronto Mississauga: Assistant Professor – Bioorganic Chemistry

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Bioorganic Chemistry. This appointment will begin July 1, 2016.

Applicants must have demonstrated expertise in the areas of design, synthesis and screening of anti-cancer therapeutics and possess a publication record of excellence with regards to these criteria. The successful candidate will be part of the new Centre for Cancer Stem Cell Therapeutics at UTM and will also be a member of the graduate Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto. There will be opportunities to collaborate with UTM physicists and biologists, as well as with researchers on all three campuses of the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, post-doctoral experience, research experience in bioorganic chemistry, a strong academic background, an excellent research record and excellence in teaching. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and teaching materials submitted with the application. Excellence in research is demonstrated by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at major conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded program of research and to contribute to the core undergraduate courses in the CPS chemistry programs as well as to the education and training of graduate students enrolled in the tri-campus University of Toronto Chemistry Graduate Program.

For more information on the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, UTM please visit us at Information about the graduate department can be found at:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Information

All qualified candidates are invited to apply at: click here. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and copies of representative publications. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to by the application deadline of October 15, 2015.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact

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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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