Assistant Professor with Specialization in Analytical Chemistry

Kingston, Ontario (CA)
17 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Tenure-track Position in Analytical Chemistry 

Application deadline: February 28, 2018 

The Department of Chemistry at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenuretrack faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Analytical Chemistry, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018. 
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 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 in the general area of Analytical Chemistry.  The successful candidate will also demonstrate 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 department’s programs. Candidates must 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 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 peoples, 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 as to 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. 
A complete application consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
  • Three letters of reference to be sent directly to Prof. Hans-Peter Loock at depthead@chem.queensu.ca.  

The deadline for applications is February 28, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Prof. Hans-Peter Loock at depthead@chem.queensu.ca, although hard copy applications may be submitted to: 
Hans-Peter Loock Professor and Department Head  The Department of Chemistry 90 Bader Lane  Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario 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 barb@chem.queensu.ca.

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/collectiveagreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.