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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY - TENURE TRACK

The Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia (www.chem.ubc.ca) is seeking an outstanding new investigator for a full time tenure-track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking candidates of exceptional scientific talent who have demonstrated success in any area of environmental chemistry.  With over 60 faculty, over 200 graduate students and 60 dedicated staff members, UBC Chemistry is one of the world’s top Departments, boasting outstanding research infrastructure, well-equipped shops and services and an unparalleled location on Canada’s beautiful west coast. 

The position requires a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding research track record. Relevant postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate will develop and maintain an internationally recognized research program.  As a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry, the successful applicant will be expected to effectively supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty members, obtain external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate Chemistry courses, and actively participate in departmental activities. Leading candidates will complement and strengthen the Department and University’s expertise in research and education.

The successful candidate will be eligible to hold an appointment at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level but a higher rank may be considered for applicants with exceptional qualifications and experience. 

The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.  Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a summary of research interests, a detailed research proposal, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and arrange to have three reference letters sent:

 

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Review of completed applications will begin on SEPTEMBER 24th, 2018

Please contact:  18search@chem.ubc.ca for general inquiries. 

Application packages are not accepted via email.

 

 

 

 

 

2018 FALL SESSIONAL POSITION

 

The Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia invites applications for one (1) sessional lecturer positions for the 2018 Fall Session (September – December). The salary range for these positions depends on qualifications and experience. Individuals with a M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in chemistry and successful teaching experience are preferred. Familiarity with computer interfaces and online teaching systems (UBC Canvas) is an asset. For further information regarding Sessional Lecturer positions at UBC please refer to: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/recruitment/titles-ranks-descriptions/job-descriptions/#4.

 

CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry for the Biological Sciences: Reactions and properties of carbonyl compounds, carbohydrates, amino acids, nucleic acids. The successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the BC Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.

Applicants should send a curriculum vita and a statement of teaching philosophy. Evidence of teaching effectiveness would be an asset. Applicants should also arrange to have two reference letters sent directly to:

mgrhr@chem.ubc.ca

Please use the subject line: “ATTN: Chair, Chemistry 233 Sessional Lecturer Search Committee”

The deadline for receipt of applications and reference letters is Tuesday, August 7th 2018