Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Trent University Department of Chemistry

Limited Term Appointment (12 Months) - Assistant Professor


Date Posted: May 22, 2019
Closing Date: June 17, 2019 - 4:00PM
Faculty Position: Limited Term
Department: Department of Chemistry
Location: Peterborough



Trent University invites applications for a twelve month limited-term appointment in the field of organic chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor, subject to budgetary approval. The position will start August 15, 2019. A PhD degree in chemistry is required and demonstrated organic chemistry teaching experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will teach six one-semester courses at the undergraduate level in chemistry. These courses may include, but are not limited to, Introductory Organic at the second year level, Introductory Chemistry I at the first year level, Advanced Synthetic Organic at the third year level, Applications of NMR spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry at the fourth year level. Most teaching will take place in the Fall and Winter semesters, however, Summer semester teaching may be required.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a brief statement of research interests, and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees who would be willing to write on the candidate’s behalf. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email. Please send applications to, attention Prof. Andrew Vreugdenhil, Chair, Department of Chemistry.

The deadline for receipt of applications is June 17, 2019.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority

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