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October 2017

Professor of chemistry in the area of energy science

Faculté des arts et des sciences / Département de chimie / Université de Montréal

Job description
The Département de chimie is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor who specializes in the area of energy science. As a continuation of the development and diversification of its energy sector, the Département de chimie seeks applicants whose expertise and research themes could but not necessarily involve:
- development of next generation energy storage/conversion systems
- chemistry and physicochemistry of electroactive or photoactive molecules applicable to energy storage/ conversion
- development and application of advanced in-situ and in-operando characterization methods in connection with energy storage/conversion systems

The appointed candidate will be expected to develop an outstanding research program in the context of global competitiveness, teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University.

- Ph.D. in chemistry and post-doctoral training
- Strong research expertise in the area of energy science
- University level teaching ability and excellent communication skills
- Ability to develop an active and original high level research program
- Excellent publication track record
- Proficiency in the French language*

Information about the position
Deadline: Until November 30th, 2017 inclusively
Treatment: The Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.
Starting date: On or after June 1st, 2018

• The application must include the following documents:
- a cover letter
- a curriculum vitæ
- a research proposal
- copies of recent publications and research
- Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.

Application and letters of recommendation must be sent no later than November 30th, 2017 by email to Professor André Charette, chair of the Département de chimie, at the following address:

For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site at:

* Language Policy : Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy , Université de Montréal provides support for newly - recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French [ - 34_politique - linguistique.pdf ] .

Confidentiality The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Employment Program : Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process, our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured of the confidentiality of this information. Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people of all sexual and gender identities to apply.

Immigration Requirements We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


September 2017

Post-doctoral fellowship in Electrochemistry / Electrocatalysis

Field of knowledge
: Chemistry
FAPESP process: FAPESP: 2013/07296-2.
Project title: Center for the Development of Functional Materials
Working area: Electrochemistry and material science
Principal investigator: Lucia Helena Mascaro
Unit/Instituition: Department of Chemistry - Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar)
Deadline for submissions: 11/10/2017
Place: Rod. Washington Luiz, km 235, Monjolinho. CP 676, 13565905 - São Carlos, SP – Brazil.

A Post-doctoral fellowship is available within the project FAPESP/CEPID- Center for the Development of Functional Materials. Its main objective is an investigation of catalytic materials for CO2 reduction. Candidates must have degree in Chemistry or Material Science and should have experience in electrochemical techniques and supported nanoparticles metallic catalyst synthesis. In addition, it is desirable that the candidate be familiar with different physical characterization techniques, such as: Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS); knowledge in vibrational absorption spectroscopy in the infrared region and/or chromatographic techniques.
This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP's Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 7,174.80 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.
Candidates must hold a PhD degree obtained in the country or abroad in the area of Chemistry or Materials Science for a maximum of 7 (seven) years. The candidate should post publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals in the project area.

Interested applicants should send an email to by 11/10/2017, containing the following documents, in pdf format:

i) Presentation Letter, which the candidate will explain his motivation and experience on the subject of the project;
ii) Recommendation Letter;
iii) Curriculum vitae or CV Lattes.


September 2017


The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Chemistry, with a research focus on Clean Energy. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2018.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, postdoctoral experience, and an excellent publication record. We seek exceptional candidates whose research interests lie in the general area of clean energy; for example, proposed programs in electrochemical and/or microbial (bio)fuel cells, solar cells, organic materials, renewable energy, carbon capture and storage would be welcome. Such research interests could be developed within the fields of (and not limited to) Analytical/Environmental/Materials/Organic/Experimental Physical Chemistry.
For further information about the research areas of our faculty, see

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. They must have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishments and will provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in leading, field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. The candidate must also have a commitment of excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. This can be demonstrated through a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice, strong endorsements from referees, excellent course evaluations, and/or demonstrated superior performance in other teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience in leading successful workshops and seminars. Ideally, we seek a candidate who can articulate the principles of green chemistry in courses they would teach. Teaching requirements could include General Chemistry for first-year students and courses in other area(s) depending on the specific interests and qualifications. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at UTSC is a multidisciplinary unit comprised of four primary groups: Chemistry, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies and Physics and Astronomy.

For more information about our department and faculty, please visit our home page:
The successful candidate will also become a member of the University of Toronto tri-campus Graduate Department of Chemistry
(, and will be actively involved in graduate supervision. The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The research laboratory and office of the successful candidate will be located in the recently opened Environmental Science and Chemistry building on UTSC’s North campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified applicants should apply online by clicking on the link below:

A complete application must include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research proposal, preferably written in five-page NSERC Discovery Grant format, and a teaching dossier. If you have questions about this position, please contact Ms. Rose Jones at
Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should list a minimum of three referees and arrange for these persons to submit their letter of recommendation (on letterhead, signed and scanned) directly to

The closing date for applications is November 30, 2017.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/ Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.