LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
The Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry invites applications for a position in the tenure-stream at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2005. The successful candidate will show excellent leadership and innovation in research. Subjects of strategic interest to the Department are: -Biotechnology in forest products manufacture -Energy from forest biomass.
An international forest products company known for its commitment to research and innovation, is a partner in establishing this position and in support of the anticipated research program. Applicants will have an excellent opportunity to participate in University of Toronto Pulp & Paper Centre activities, university-industry cooperative research, matching funding programs and technology transfer. Business experience and entrepreneurship are welcome qualities in candidates.
Applicants are expected to have a PhD or equivalent, demonstrated excellence in research and excellent teaching skills. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research program of international caliber. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. Collaborative and inter-disciplinary research and collegial interaction will be important elements in success. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a statement concerning research and teaching interests (three to five pages), and should arrange to have sent directly three letters of reference to:
Professor Douglas Reeve, Frank Dottori Professor of Pulp and Paper Engineering, Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, 200 College St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3E5.
The search will continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, interested individuals should deliver their application before February 28, 2005. Please quote #005-2 on the application. Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org Information: www.chem-eng.utoronto.ca
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.