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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Materials Chemistry



Posting Closing Date: August 30, 2021

Expected Start Date: January 1, 2022


The Department of Chemistry invites applications for one or more full-time tenured or tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, commencing January 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


The Department seeks an emerging scholar with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Exceptional candidates at any level will also be considered. Outstanding candidates in any area of Chemistry will be considered, with particular emphasis on candidates who will complement or extend the department’s strengths in Materials Synthesis Chemistry. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and preferably post-doctoral experience or other distinguishing attributes in chemistry, materials science, or a related field. Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research, including the establishment of an externally funded research program, and service-related activities. The successful candidate will have a track record of high-quality scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications; will either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish, an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program; will have demonstrated strength in or strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions; and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment.

Additional Information:

To enhance our department and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite application from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous peoples, other visible minorities, and those committed to a diverse environment. The Department currently has 19 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and 8 Instructors, and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Department has well-established and equipped research infrastructure which includes advanced X-ray diffraction, high-resolution mass spectrometry and NMR spectroscopy equipment housed in the Manitoba Chemical Analysis Laboratory (MCAL). The Department is supported by strong research links with other University of Manitoba departments including the Department of Physics, the Price Faculty of Engineering, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Manitoba Institute of Materials (MIM) which supports the university’s advanced microscopy and surface characterization equipment. Further information about the Department can be obtained from

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The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

How to Apply:

Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three page research plan and contact information for three references should be sent to (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 30380 in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Chair at The closing date for receipt of applications is August 30.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.