Assistant Professor

St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador (CA)
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Sep 03, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Tenure Track Academic Position in Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry, Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval. The successful applicant will be required to develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program in the broad area of analytical chemistry. Their proposed research should fit into the areas identified in Memorial’s Research Strategy Framework ( Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement current faculty in the department and/or the University.

The position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry, post-doctoral experience, an excellent track record in research, and an aptitude for teaching. The new appointee will also be responsible for teaching analytical chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and first year chemistry as required. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Chemistry Department has 21 faculty, 33 M.Sc. students, and 48 Ph.D. students in research groups supported by NSERC and other provincial, federal, international, and industrial funding agencies. Our Department is home to vibrant, diverse, and interdisciplinary research programs. We offer an exceptional research environment with access to fantastic electronics and machine shop support, as well as modern chemical analysis instrumentation. Interested candidates are invited to review the Chemistry Department home page at for further information.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a 5-page research proposal in NSERC Discovery Grant format, and the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three referees to:

Dr. Graham Bodwell, Professor and Interim Head,

Deadline for receipt of applications is October 22, 2018.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.