Chemistry & Biochemistry - Assistant Professor (Biochemistry)

University of Windsor

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-02-07

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Two-Year Limited-Term Assistant Professor Position in Biochemistry

The University of Windsor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a Two-Year Limited-Term position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing as early as May 1, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs of study in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The faculty members have active research programs in a variety of areas, including synthetic inorganic and organic chemistry, materials science, surface science, solid-state chemistry and biological chemistry. For further details about the department visit our website at:

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related natural science, with university teaching experience and ability to develop and teach courses at the graduate level in Biochemistry (which may span protein structure and function, molecular biology, proteomics and mass spectrometry, and molecular physiology). The incumbent will develop and oversee the Biotechnology Laboratory course and will coordinate course development, delivery and evaluation with faculty and research associates involved in the delivery of the MMB program.

Applications will include:

  • a letter of application quoting "Master of Medical Biotechnology (MMB) Lecturer and Coordinator" position and a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a statement of teaching experience and interests;
  • three current letters of reference forwarded directly to the Chair by the referees (not by the candidate).

To ensure full consideration, complete applications and letters of reference should be submitted by February 28, 2013 to:

Dr. Bulent Mutus, Head
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000 x 3526
Fax: (519) 973-7098

Applications may still be received after the deadline date. If you are unable to submit the application by the deadline date, you should contact and alert the Head that you intend to submit an application after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at For more information on living and working at the University of Windsor, visit the Faculty Recruitment Web site at, e-mail, or contact Gerri Pacecca, Coordinator, Faculty Recruitment at (877) 665-6608 toll free within North America, or call collect outside of North America at 001-519-561-1432.


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