Assistant Professor position in Nuclear Medicinal Chemistry

Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia (CA)
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Dec 06, 2017
Feb 04, 2018
Field of specialization
Education, Nuclear / Radiochemical, Physical
Job Type
Full time


The Department of Chemistry at Simon Fraser University together with the Life Sciences division
of TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, invite applications from
qualified candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Nuclear Medicinal
Chemistry. With the goal of leading our expansion into nuclear medicine, it is our vision that
this jointly funded position will strengthen the connection between SFU’s Nuclear Science
Program and TRIUMF. The appointment is intended to take effect in September 2018, subject to
final budgetary approval.

Outstanding candidates with a commitment to excellence in research and teaching are being
sought for this position. The successful candidate will make use of the Life Science (  facilities at
TRIUMF, and state-of-the-art research facilities at SFU (e.g. SFU High-Throughput Screening
Facility, 4D Labs), to develop and maintain both an innovative, externally funded research
program, and an excellent teaching record at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in
Chemistry. Candidates working broadly in the area of nuclear medicine are encouraged to apply.
All applicants will have a PhD degree and will normally have relevant. postdoctoral or industrial

While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, Canadians and Permanent Residents will
be given priority.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all
qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage,
persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ-identified persons.

Applicants should send a complete resume, a concise research proposal, a description of teaching
interest and experience, and a list of three individuals willing to act as referees with their addresses, telephone and/or fax numbers, and e-mail addresses. All correspondence should be sent to:

Dr. Dipankar Sen, Professor and Chair
Department of Chemistry
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC VSA 1S6 Canada

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Screening of applications will
commence on January 15, 2017. 

Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Please note that under the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice: