Tier II Canada Research Chair

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Posting #:F 19/2013
Posted:Sep 25, 2013
Employment Status:Probationary tenure-track
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Salary Scale:
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Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry at Brock University invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair position in any area of Analytical or Bioanalytical Chemistry. Candidates with expertise in Biotechnology would enhance existing strengths at Brock University.


Tier II CRC applicants will be exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. Candidates should have excellent teaching records including experience in the supervision of graduate and undergraduate research students. Research Chair positions come with significant discretionary research funding, additional funding for equipment through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), and reduced teaching loads. For information on Canada Research Chairs, please see www.chairs.gc.ca. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core undergraduate and graduate level Analytical Chemistry courses and to develop and maintain a thriving, externally funded, research program.


Brock University is located in St. Catharines, Ontario in the Niagara Peninsula. The Department (www.brocku.ca/mathematics-science/departments-and-centres/chemistry) offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry and M.Sc./Ph.D. degrees for students who qualify for the Biotechnology graduate program (www.brocku.ca/mathematics-science/departments-and-centres/centre-biotechnology).

Applicants should send a CV, a detailed research proposal that includes a plain-language summary together with a budget, with clearly stated equipment needs, and a teaching dossier (or equivalent documentation that outlines the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy) to:

Dr. Costa Metallinos
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave.,
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
L2S 3A1
E-mail: cmetallinos@brocku.ca

The candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the address above.

The review of applications will begin on November 1st, 2013, and continue until suitable candidates have been identified. The appointment will commence on or after July 1, 2014, subject to final budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designed group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://brocku.ca/webfm_send/26360 and include the completed form with their application.

More information can be found at: http://www.brocku.ca/hr/careers/