The Department of Chemistry at Queen’s University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Nanomaterials, with a preferred starting date of 1 July 2020.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic research and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will: (i) provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer-assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, and (ii) show that they have a strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Departments’ programs. Candidates should provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval by the University.
The successful candidate will be an emerging leader in the area of nanomaterials, including synthesis, characterization, properties, applications, health impacts and/or environmental impacts. Nanomaterials can include organic/inorganic/organometallic nano-particles/fibres/rods/foams, nanotechnology, aerosols, sols, nanostructured materials, and naturally occurring materials. The candidate will also be involved in developing and delivering educational content in this area for both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The Department of Chemistry is a primary research engine within the Faculty of Arts and Science, with an international reputation in medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic and polymer synthesis, as well as a bioorganic and materials chemistry. Housed within Chernoff Hall, the undergraduate and graduate Chemistry educational programs are supported by state-of-the-art research facilities encompassing mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy, surface analysis, and X-ray crystallography infrastructure.
People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out research at Queen’s University. Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life insurance and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program. You will also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses and dependent children. Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ‘top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible employees on maternity/parental leave. In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare. Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources.
Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website. The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario. Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, recreational, and creative opportunities. Visit Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.
A complete application consists of:
The deadline for applications is the 22nd of November 2019. Applicants are asked to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Dr. Richard Oleschuk at firstname.lastname@example.org, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:
Professor and Acting Head
The Department of Chemistry
90 Bader Lane
CANADA K7L 3N6
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Barb Armstrong in the Department of Chemistry, at email@example.com.
Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement
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|Titel||Tenure Track Position in Nanomaterials|
|Job location||99 University Avenue, K7L 3N6 Kingston, Ontario|
|Gepubliceerd||oktober 3, 2019|
|Sluitingsdatum||november 22, 2019|
|Functietypes||Universitair (hoofd)docent,   Tenure Track  |
|Vakgebieden||Nanotechnologie,   Materiaalchemie,   Organische chemie,   Anorganische chemie,   Organometaalchemie,   Spectroscopie,   Materiaalfysica,   Deeltjesfysica,   Nano-scheikunde,   |