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Applications are invited for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions in Green Chemistry. Applications from more senior candidates may be considered. Research programs of particular interest include, but are not limited to, biomass processing, chemical separations/analysis, and catalytic deconstruction. These positions reflect McGill University’s strategic commitment in Green Chemistry, which has resulted in the awarding of a Canada Excellence Research Chair and two Canada Research Chairs in Green Chemistry, plus more than $30M of associated research infrastructure. Successful applicants will be nominated for a prestigious Tier II Canada Research Chair.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience, proven research ability, and a strong commitment to teaching. The successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program, work in a multidisciplinary research environment, and have research interests and expertise that would complement existing strengths in Sustainable Innovation within the Department of Chemistry. Selected applicants will have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate student education, and make contributions to areas of service.

All candidates must register on-line by clicking here and electronically submit their application package consisting of a curriculum vitae, one or two research proposals that target interdisciplinary efforts in Green Chemistry, a startup budget, and a statement of teaching experience and interests. As part of the registration process, candidates will be prompted for contact information for at least three referees who will write letters of recommendation on their behalf.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The expected start date is August 1, 2017. Salary will be negotiable, according to qualifications and experience. Information about McGill University and Department of Chemistry may be found on our Website.

McGill University is a leading Canadian university, consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. It is located in downtown Montreal, a lively city with high quality of life, and access to arts, culture and sports. McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.