Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

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Winnipeg, MB
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The Department of Chemistry at The University of Winnipeg invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and have relevant postdoctoral experience.  Candidates with research expertise in bioanalytical chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry and biomedical science and an interest in interdisciplinary research will be preferred.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active externally-funded research program, and develop and teach undergraduate courses in analytical chemistry. Expertise in techniques including analytical separations, chromatography, mass spectrometry and micro/nanofluidics will be an asset. Supervision of undergraduate and graduate student research projects is expected. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate actively in departmental and university service activities.

The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on January 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by Friday, January 17, 2020.  Subject to budgetary approval, this position will be effective from July 1, 2020.  Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application, including (all documents in PDF):

  • a cover letter
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • a Tri-Agency Grant style research proposal (maximum five pages)
  • a teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including teaching evaluations, if available (one to two pages)
  • copies of at most three relevant publications

Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system. Please click on the apply link below to submit your application.

Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference e-mailed directly to:
Dr. Athar Ata, Chair
Department of Chemistry
e-mail: chemistry@uwinnipeg.ca

Additional information on the Department of Chemistry is available at http://chemistry.uwinnipeg.ca/home/

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Additional information on the University of Winnipeg is available at https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/