Probationary (Tenure Track) Position, Department of Chemistry – Faculty of Science

The Department of Chemistry at Brandon University invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) position in the area of Inorganic Chemistry beginning July 1, 2023, or as mutually agreed, subject to budget approval. The Department offers B.Sc. degree programs and B.Sc. (Honours) degree programs with Majors and Minors in Chemistry. Applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information on the program offerings. The successful candidate will be required to teach all courses in person.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful applicant will be responsible for the lecture and laboratory of existing courses that form a core component of the Undergraduate Programs within the Department. The candidate will be responsible for developing new courses in their area of specialization. The successful candidate is expected to develop an active, externally funded research program and actively participate in the University’s graduate and undergraduate programs. Individuals with a demonstrated track record of collaborative and interdisciplinary research are encouraged to apply. Applicants are expected to establish productive collaborations within the Department and external research institutions. State-of-the-art infrastructure includes a 400 MHz NMR, inert atmosphere glovebox, and a variety of analytical instrumentation for molecular and atomic characterizations. The successful candidate will have opportunities to participate on faculty committees.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will hold a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry or a closely related field. The successful candidate should have a record of successful undergraduate teaching or a clear commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence. Having an active research program would be an asset.

Rank & Salary: Commensurate with the Candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Application deadline: March 20, 2023 or until the position is filled.

Applicants shall provide a detailed curriculum vitae, details of teaching experience and interests, three representative publications, research plan (maximum 2 pages), and the names and contact information of at least three individuals from whom confidential letters of reference can be obtained. For an application to be considered it must include a cover letter with a clear indication of citizenship or Canadian immigration status.

Applications should be sent by email attachment in a single PDF document of reasonable size to:

Dr. Christophe LeMoine, Acting Dean of Science, Brandon University, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All interviews will be conducted in person at Brandon University.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

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