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Assistant/Associate Professor, Chemistry (Continuing)

Position Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Chemistry (Continuing)

Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario (Onsite)

Reports To: Department of Science


University of Niagara Falls Canada invites at the applications for the position at Faculty level. Applicants for the Assistant/Associate Professor, Chemistry (Continuing) must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Chemistry or a related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. The selected candidate will be tasked with delivering specialized chemistry lectures, seminars, and laboratories to undergraduate students. Ranking will decided on experience and qualifications.

A proven record of excellence in teaching and a strong portfolio in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry are prerequisites. Expertise in course development and curriculum design is essential, ensuring alignment with academic standards and innovative teaching methodologies. Oversight of all aspects of course delivery, including lectures, labs, and assessments, is expected. Collaboration with the academic team is vital for enhancing and updating the chemistry curriculum, incorporating the latest industry trends and advancements.

The candidate is expected to provide academic program guidance and support to students, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment. Monitoring student progress and implementing interventions as needed are integral components of the role.

Engagement in scholarly activities, including research and publications, is a requirement. The successful candidate should stay current with developments in the field of chemistry and continue professional development to stay abreast of different pedagogical practices and approaches.

Active participation in departmental and institutional committees is essential for contributing to continuous improvement and academic excellence.

The University of Niagara Falls Canada (UNF), Ontario’s newest university set to open its doors in 2024, will be offering a host of distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare graduates to be leaders in a digital world. Our programs are designed to promote a digital mindset characterized by digital fluency – a combination of technical proficiency, literacy, ethics and communication – and by a growth mindset that is future-focused, collaborative, change-oriented and disposed toward continuous learning.

The University of Niagara Falls Canada is a subsidiary of GUS Canada and part of the Global University Systems (GUS) network. GUS is one of the largest education groups in the world; offering accredited bachelor's, master's, medical and law degree programs, vocational and professional qualifications, and language courses to approximately 100,000 students globally. GUS Canada has successfully introduced many innovative post-secondary institutions to communities across the country over the past decade, including University Canada West (Vancouver), the Canadian College of Technology and Business (Vancouver), the Toronto School of Management (Toronto), the Trebas Institute (Toronto and Montreal), and The Language Gallery (Vancouver and Toronto).

To Apply:

• a letter of application;

• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;

• a one-page summary of teaching philosophy and interests;

• a one-page summary of their research program;

• names and contact information for three (3) professional referees;

• File maximum of 5MB per attachment upload.

• Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Diversity and Inclusivity Statement

University of Niagara Falls, Canada (UNF) is strongly committed to equity, diversity, and inclusivity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of color, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. University of Niagara Falls, Canada recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, UNF will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

We greatly appreciate your time and efforts in applying for the position at University of Niagara Falls Canada, however, please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

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