Two Faculty positions in Analytical, Inorganic Chemistry, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry Canada

The Department of Chemistry at Dalhousie University invites applications for 2 tenure-stream faculty positions.   In one position, preference will be given to applicants in the fields of analytical or inorganic chemistry.   In the other, preference will be given to applicants in the fields of computational and/or theoretical chemistry.

The positions require a PhD degree, postdoctoral experience and an exceptional research track record. It is anticipated that the appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor level, although higher ranks could be considered depending on qualifications of the applicant. The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in chemistry and to develop vigorous and creative research programs 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.  The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by referees directly to the department.

Dalhousie University, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is a leading research-intensive university with strengths in many disciplines and has been identified as one of Canada’s top 100 employers. Dalhousie’s Strategic Research Plan is available at:

The application package should be submitted as a single PDF file to A paper copy of the application is also acceptable, and can be submitted to:

Chair, Department of Chemistry

Dalhousie University, 6274 Coburg Rd., P.O. Box 15000 Halifax, NS

B3H 4R2, CANADA, Tel: 902-494-3707

Consideration of candidates will begin August 24, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Contact Information

Company Name:Dalhousie UniversityContact Name:Chair, Department of Chemistry


Number of Positions Open:

Start Date of Employment:01-Jul-2016