Tuesday, September 29, 2015

University of Ottawa - Assistant Professor Organic/Medicinal Chemistry

Faculty of Science
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
10 Marie Curie
Ottawa, ON

Organic/Medicinal Chemistry

The Faculty of Science at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of Organic or Medicinal Chemistry. The successful candidate will have access to the core facilities in NMR, mass spectrometry and x-ray crystallography in the department, materials
characterization and biocatalysis facilities that are part of the Centre for Catalysis Research and
Innovation and core facilities in Biology and Medicine. The Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of Ottawa is currently ranked #2 in Canada and is one of the top departments worldwide (according to ARWU) and hosts two winners of the Herzberg Canada Gold Medal, seven Canada Research Chairs and five University Research Chairs.

Title of the position: Assistant professor, higher rank will be considered under exceptional

Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching
activities; b) scholarly activities revealed by research; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of
graduate students.

Terms: Tenure-track position

Wage: Assistant professor salary scale commensurate at $77,379.00

Benefits package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.

Location of work: Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Ottawa, d’Iorio Hall, 10 Marie Curie, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

Contact information: Dr. Paul Mayer, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, d’Iorio Hall, 10 Marie Curie, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5. chmpostings@uottawa.ca. Telephone: 613-562-5728, fax: 613-562-5170

Skills requirements:
- Education : Ph.D. or equivalent in Organic Chemistry. Postdoctoral experience in Medicinal
Chemistry is desirable.
- Work experience: A demonstrated excellent research track record in organic chemistry. A
commitment to teaching and graduate training, a strong track record in and a commitment
to interdisciplinary collaboration, excellent communication skills in English and French. The
candidate will be expected to teach in French.

Application deadline : October 30, 2015.

Please send your curriculum vitae, a detailed research proposal, a description of teaching interests and three confidential letters of reference to: Paul M Mayer, Chair, the Department of Chemistry and
Biomolecular Sciences, chmposting@uottawa.ca, subject line “Organic Chemistry”

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official
Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to
their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to
have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.

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