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Nanotechnology, Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in any area of Nanotechnology. Exceptional candidates at a more senior level may also be considered.

Applicants should have outstanding training and demonstrated excellence in areas related to nanotechnology, especially nanoscience, that complement existing strengths, ranging from computational studies and fundamental properties of materials to novel applications and devices. The successful candidate is expected to establish a strong independent research group and be able to develop interdisciplinary collaborations with other researchers in the Department of Chemistry, the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and other departments and centres at Waterloo. Successful candidates will also have established outstanding teaching records or will be able to provide evidence of potential for high-quality teaching in nanotechnology at all levels. Postdoctoral experience, in addition to a Ph.D. degree in any area of chemistry or related fields, is essential.

The salary range of this position at the Assistant Professor rank is $95,000 to $120,000 for 12 months.  Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. Anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2017.

The University of Waterloo has an excellent reputation in Nanotechnology and offers outstanding research and teaching environments, including unique on-campus facilities for materials characterization and device fabrication, as well as access to machining and electronics shops, and instrumentation and computation facilities.  Nanotechnology academic programs at Waterloo, both undergraduate and graduate, are unique collaborative efforts that draw on academic departments from across the Faculties of Science and Engineering, uniting a variety of disciplines in a common educational and research initiative.

Inquiries and applications should be directed to:

            William P. Power, Chair (
            Department of Chemistry
            University of Waterloo
            200 University Ave. W.
            Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1 CANADA

Applicants should submit a complete curriculum vita, a research proposal (max. 5 pages in length) and arrange for three letters of recommendation from professional references to arrive before August 1, 2016. Additional information can be found on the Department of Chemistry's website.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.