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Limited Term Appointment in General and Physical Chemistry

Last updated: April 9, 2020, 1:37 p.m.

Date posted: March 16, 2020
Application deadline:
May 15, 2020
Advertised until:
May 20, 2020

Concordia University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science invites applications for a limited term appointment in General and Physical Chemistry, to begin August 1, 2020.

Position Description
We are seeking candidates with commitment of undergraduate education in chemistry and biochemistry. The incumbent should have the ability to address teaching needs related to general chemistry and introductory physical chemistry. The incumbent must be willing and able to teach courses online.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate level that include i) general chemistry which is taught to students in a broad range of science and engineering disciplines and ii) introductory physical chemistry that is predominantly taught to chemistry and biochemistry students. (S)he will also be expected to contribute to committee work and administrative service within the department.


Applicants should possess a PhD in chemistry or a related field with formal teaching experience at the University level and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.  Evidence of prior teaching experience, teaching effectiveness and a commitment to diversity and inclusivity is highly sought.

How to Apply
Applications should be submitted electronically as a single, multi-page PDF document to on or before May 15, 2020.

Applications should include the following items:

  1. Cover Letter (see additional details below);
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy and interests including a commitment to teach online courses;
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness where available (including course syllabi, course materials and student evaluations); and
  5. Names and contact information of three professional referees who have agreed to submit letters of reference (candidates should request these letters and have them sent directly to the department at the email address above by the deadline)

Short-listed candidates may be required to provide an attestation of terminal degree.

All inquiries regarding the position should be directed to:

Dr. Christine DeWolf, Chair
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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