Chemistry - Assistant Professor (Computational Chemistry)

Carleton University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2014-08-19

Department of Chemistry (Computational Chemistry) - Assistant Professor
(Closing Date: October 1, 2014 or until the position is filled)

The Chemistry Department invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track appointment in Computational Chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2015.

Candidates will be expected to teach core courses and higher level courses in computational methods. The application of computational methods to the Department's strengths in nanoscience, surface chemistry, polymers and inorganic materials, mass spectrometry and medicine is of particular interest as is a commitment to interdisciplinary research.

The Department offers opportunities to explore all of chemistry's major fields of study with faculty access to NMR, Mass Spectrometry and Nano Imaging (SEM and TEM) facilities. All faculty have access to the High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory at Queen's University. The Department's faculty includes four chair holders, NSERC and CRC, and is the home of the $5 million dollar undergraduate Superlab.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or the equivalent and possess a strong commitment to teaching, research and scholarship. The successful candidate will be an effective teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels, develop an externally funded, high quality research program and contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department.

Applications should be submitted electronically in four PDF files including: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement outlining current and future research interests; 3) examples of publications; and 4) materials relevant to teaching experience and should be sent to: Dr. Robert J. Crutchley, Chair, Chemistry Department, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, K1S 5B6. E-mail: Finally, three letter of reference should be arranged to be sent separately. Applications will be considered after October 1, 2014 or until the position is filled.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding daily. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, researchers, and librarians provide more than 27,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 65 programs of study. Carleton's creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.

Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus, bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa, with a population of almost one million, is Canada's capital city and reflects the country's bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton's location in the nation's capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate requests in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


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