Mount Allison University

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Position ID:MountA-PHD1 [#21421]
Position Title: Margaret and Wallace McCain Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry / all subdisciplinary areas of chemistry
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/03/16, finished 2022/08/10, listed until 2022/09/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick invites applications for a Margaret and Wallace McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship (primarily teaching) for July 2022 to June 2023. Established on the initiative of the McCain family, the Fellowship is intended to enhance teaching at the University while adding new elements of research/creative activity. Applicants must hold a PhD and be able to contribute to upper level biochemistry/chemistry courses, as well as to intellectual life on campus including the supervision of Honours student research. The successful candidate is expected to teach three upper level, 3‐credit courses in the 2022-2023 academic year including Nucleic Acids (BIOC 3041), Signal Transduction (BIOC 4031) and a third course in the applicant’s area of expertise or Current Advances in Chemistry & Biochemistry (CHEM/BIOC 4903). While the fellow may act as an independent researcher, the area of research should align with the strengths of the department ( The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has excellent molecular biology laboratories, a Digital Microscopy Facility, modern analytical instrumentation, cell culture and a biosafety level 2 facility. The appointment will commence July 1, 2022 and is a one year sabbatical replacement. The Fellowship offers a competitive salary with relocation assistance and a complete benefits package. The complete application should include a cover letter, CV, contact details for three references, and a one-page document outlining teaching philosophy and research interests. Applications are being managed through Academic Jobs Online ( ) and should be submitted to that site, not by email. Questions should be directed to:

Dr. Vicki Meli Chair of the Search Committee Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Mount Allison University 63C York Street, Sackville, NB E4L 1G8 Ph: (506) 364‐2363 E‐mail:

The review of applications will begin April 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
67 York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1E6