Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trent University: 1-Year Limited Term in Instrumental Analytical Chemistry

Trent University invites applications for a 1-year limited term appointment in the field of Instrumental Analytical Chemistry with teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level within the Department of Chemistry and the School of the Environment at the rank of Assistant Professor to start August 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval. A completed Ph.D. in analytical chemistry or a related field and appropriate teaching experience are required. The successful candidate will teach a total of six courses of the 2018-2019 academic year (Fall, Winter, Summer). These courses could include, but are not restricted to: Mass Spectrometry, Quality Assurance and Good Laboratory Practice, Quality Control and Data Manipulation, Troubleshooting Analytical Methods, Sample Preparation, Advanced Topics: ICP-MS and LC-MS-MS and Environmental Toxicology. This successful candidate will be pivotal in the operation of our new practicum-focused Instrumental Chemical Analysis graduate program and will work closely with the staff and facilities of the Trent Water Quality Centre. Previous practical hands-on experience with chromatography and mass spectrometry would be an asset.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a brief statement of research interests and expertise, and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees who would be willing to write on the candidate’s behalf. Previous experience in course development with a focus in instrumental analysis is an asset. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email. Please send applications to, attention Prof. Andrew Vreugdenhil, Department of Chemistry.

The deadline for receipt of applications is July 13th, 2018.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact

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

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