Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Analytical Chemistry

Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Sep 26, 2018
Nov 19, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a teaching-stream faculty appointment in the field of Analytical Chemistry. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will begin on July 1, 2019. 
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry with expertise in Analytical Chemistry, completed by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths.

Information about the Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences is available here:

Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver courses in Analytical and General Chemistry, including both laboratory and lecture-based teaching. The development of new courses and laboratory experiments will be required, along with the supervision of undergraduate research projects. Additional expertise in any of the following areas will also be considered an asset: separation science, bio-analytical techniques, inorganic chemistry.

Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and pedagogical practices with experience in both laboratory and lecture settings. Evidence of excellence is provided through a teaching dossier, which should include: a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice; sample course syllabi either of courses delivered by the candidate, or planned for the future; sample course materials; and any teaching evaluations available; as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. The teaching dossier should also highlight any significant teaching accomplishments such as awards, teaching grants, workshops led, presentations at significant conferences, or superlative course evaluations.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. 

All qualified applicants should apply online by clicking on the link below. A complete application must include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, sample course materials, teaching evaluations if available, and evidence of teaching accomplishments. If you have questions about this position, please contact Rose Jones ( 

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should list a minimum of three referees and must arrange for these persons to submit their letter of recommendation (on letterhead, signed and scanned) directly and electronically to Prof. Jamie Donaldson at, with a copy sent to Rose Jones ( by the closing date.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by 11:59 PM EST on Nov. 19, 2018.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/ Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.