Monday, June 26, 2017

Carleton University: Food Science

Academic unit: Chemistry
Category of appointment: Preliminary (tenure-track)
Field of specialization: Food Science
Rank/Position title: Assistant Professor
Start date: January 1, 2018
Closing date for applications: October 31, 2017

About the position:

The Chemistry Department of Carleton University invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in Food Science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning January 1, 2018.

About the Academic Unit:

The Department has a diverse group of world-class researchers with excellent core infrastructure, space and equipment. The Food Science program produces students with expertise in both the science of food, policy and regulation of the food industry. The primary research activities associated with this group include value added nutrients in a wide array of crops and methods to control food spoilage as well as novel methods to detect food-borne contaminants (viruses, mycotoxins) in food.


The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. and show outstanding potential for independent research through a strong record of accomplishment of high quality research. The candidate must also demonstrate strong communication skills and be willing to contribute to the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in Food Science. Candidates are expected have a demonstrated track record centered on chemical food toxicants and their analysis in the context of hazard characterization.

Application instructions:

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, along with a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching interests in one single PDF document to: Chair, Chemistry Department ( by October 31, 2017. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information of three referees.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Join our intellectual and collaborative community of scholars. Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. To learn more about our University and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

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

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