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Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Limited Term Appointment, Organic Chemistry

Saint Mary's University

Eight Month Contractually Limited Term Appointment at the Rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an eight month contractually limited term appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor to commence September 1, 2022. The successful candidate will possess an M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related discipline. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and have a record of research contribution. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate classroom and laboratory instruction. The successful candidate is anticipated to instruct in a combination of the following lectures and/or laboratories: Organic chemistry (lecture and labs) and Biochemistry (lecture and labs), and any other lectures/labs that may fit the successful candidates’ expertise and Department needs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play an active role in the administrative life of the Department of Chemistry, the Faculty of Science, and the University in general.

The Department of Chemistry offers a nationally-accredited Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree program in Chemistry (Major and Honours). Undergraduate students are actively involved in faculty research and graduate students are enrolled in the in Applied Science Program at both the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels.

Saint Mary’s University is one of Canada’s top primary undergraduate universities known for its international collaborations, leadership in entrepreneurship, and research that benefits local and global communities. Our programs in Arts, Science, Graduate Studies and the Sobey School of Business are among Canada’s best and feature professors who are committed to the success of their students. Saint Mary’s provides our 7,000 students with a place that fosters possibility, excellent research opportunities, and distinguished graduate and professional programs combined with a caring community. Saint Mary’s is community-focused with strong values, operating the way the world should. We embrace diversity, are committed to sustainability, and bravely tackle the issues that matter to society. 

With students from as many as 118 different countries and partnerships with institutions in dozens of other countries, Saint Mary’s University is a leader in international and intercultural education. Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada’s east coast, Saint Mary’s University is marked by iconic buildings, green spaces and fresh ocean air. Our campus is based in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq, and is global in reach and influence. The Saint Mary’s University community is committed to a prosperous future for the world—a world without limits. For information about the University and the Department of Chemistry, please see our website at

At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at

Applicants will only provide a single PDF file containing: a) a cover letter, b) a curriculum vitae, c) a teaching dossier including a statement on teaching philosophy and any evidence of teaching effectiveness, and d) contact information for three individuals able to act as references.

Please send complete applications by e-mail to:
Dr. Jason Masuda
Professor and Chairperson
Department of Chemistry
Saint Mary's University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Email: with the subject line: 2022 Biochem/Organic search