Career Opportunity

Continuing Position in Physical Chemistry at the Rank of Instructor

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Winnipeg invites outstanding candidates to apply for a continuing position in Physical Chemistry at the rank of Instructor.  The ideal candidate will have a postgraduate degree in chemistry and a specialization in physical chemistry. The Department is particularly interested in candidates who have university teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach physical chemistry labs and introductory chemistry courses; play a leading role in developing new labs for physical chemistry courses; and perform other duties assigned by the Chair.  The candidate must provide evidence of proficiency in all of these areas.  Faculty members at the rank of Instructor at The University of Winnipeg are also expected to contribute to service to the Department and University.  The Department of Chemistry consists of sixteen faculty members and six support staff covering the different areas of chemistry and biochemistry. Further information about the Department of Chemistry is available at this website.

Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence July 1, 2018.  Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on January 17, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  Applicants must submit a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, evidence of successful university teaching performance, and a one page statement of teaching philosophy (all documents as one combined PDF file).  Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:

Dr. Athar Ata, Chair
Department of Chemistry
The University of Winnipeg

The University of Winnipeg is an urban, post-secondary institution on Treaty One land in the heart of the Métis Nation. The University appreciates, fosters and promotes values of human dignity, equality, non-discrimination and diversity.  The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, first preference must be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. However, all qualified individuals are invited to apply.

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