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Department of Chemistry Faculty Position ‑ Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award program

The Department of Chemistry at Dalhousie University invites applications for a faculty position, with preference given to applicants whose research interests are in any area of experimental chemistry.  This position is part of the Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award program.

The position requires a PhD degree, postdoctoral experience and an exceptional research track record. The appointment can be made at any rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor), depending on qualifications of the applicant. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in chemistry and to establish a vigorous and creative research program with external funding. Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a detailed research proposal (5 pages maximum including executive summary), a separate statement of teaching interests and experience, and a separate one-page statement of how the proposed research aligns with the Dalhousie University Strategic Research Plan and brings new, complementary strengths to our department.

Established in 1818, Dalhousie University, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is a leading research-intensive university with strengths in many disciplines. Dalhousie's Strategic Research Plan is available at:


The application package should be submitted as a single PDF file to chemistry.chair@dal.ca. The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by referees to the same email address. Consideration of candidates will begin June 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

In keeping with the principles of Employment Equity, the Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award  program aims to correct historic underrepresentation.  This position is restricted to candidates who self-identify in one (or more) of the following groups:  Aboriginal; racially visible persons; or persons with a disability.  All such qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,  Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information about the Diversity Faculty Awards program, please contact Marlo Shinyei, Academic Recruitment Advisor, by phone at 902-494-2965 or by email at Marlo.Shinyei@dal.ca.