University of Victoria, Chemistry

Position ID:University of Victoria-Chemistry-ATP [#27183]
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Position Type:Teaching stream faculty
Position Location:Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry
Starting Date:2024/09/01
Appl Deadline:2024/04/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/16)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Assistant Teaching Professor (Tenure-track) in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Chemistry. The successful applicant will be offered a tenure-track appointment in the teaching stream with a proposed start date of September 1, 2024. A PhD in physical or analytical chemistry is required.

The candidate's qualifications, experience and overall market demand will determine a candidate’s final salary offer. The salary for this position includes a competitive salary range of $115,927 - $143,204. UVic is committed to offering an equitable and competitive salary, inclusive of a generous benefits package, eligible leaves and pension plan.

The Department of Chemistry ( is dedicated to providing outstanding experiences to all undergraduate and graduate students. The Department boasts new teaching space and offers exceptional learning opportunities within all areas of chemistry. The Department is highly collegial and benefits from the services of a very effective and dedicated staff.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching general chemistry courses (especially classes with large cohorts in first year) and analytical or physical chemistry courses at all levels. The appointee will become an outstanding teacher and mentor of a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students. The appointee will also contribute to the development, delivery and implementation of teaching innovations to the core programs in Chemistry. It is anticipated that the appointee will actively participate in the development and updates of the curricula of all Departmental programs, engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning, and interact with the general public through community engagement and outreach activities. The appointee is expected to be able to participate and coordinate teams of instructors for course development and delivery.

Applicants interested in this position should provide the following: a) a cover letter; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a comprehensive teaching dossier, including teaching philosophy, teaching interests and previous teaching experiences at the University level. Evidence of effective teaching can be included, if available; d) an equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) statement indicating previous experience with a diverse group of co-workers and collaborators, and a brief plan about future implementation of an inclusive classroom environment; and e) names and contact information (addresses, email addresses and phone numbers) for three or more individuals able to act as references.

To be considered, submit a completed application package containing the documents listed above at addressed to Dr. Alexandre G. Brolo, Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria. Incomplete applications, missing one or more of the required documents will not be considered. You are asked to upload your CV and other personal information to this service, which is provided for your convenience and that of your referees. The service stores data on servers located outside of Canada; the data is therefore not in the custody or under the control of the University of Victoria. You may wish to review the privacy statement on If you do not wish to use this service, please submit your complete application package to Sandra Carlson at The review of applications will begin on April 15, 2024.

Please note that reference and background checks, including credential and degree verification, may be undertaken as part of this recruitment process.

The University of Victoria is consistently ranked in the top tier of Canada’s research-intensive universities. Vital impact drives the UVic sense of purpose. As an internationally renowned teaching and research hub, we tackle essential issues that matter to people, places and the planet. Situated in the Pacific Rim, our location breeds a profound passion for exploration. Defined by its edges, this extraordinary environment inspires us to defy boundaries, discover, and innovate in exciting ways. It’s different here, naturally and by design. We live, learn, work and explore on the edge of what’s next—for our planet and its peoples. Our commitment to research-inspired dynamic learning and vital impact makes this Canada’s most extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation. Experience the edge of possibilities for yourself.

The University of Victoria Campus is located on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples and we are privileged to do our work in a way that is inspired by their history, customs and culture.

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here:

The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Faculty Relations and Academic Administration in the Office of the VP Academic and Provost at Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; if you are neither a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, please indicate if you are authorized to work in Canada, and be prepared to provide a copy of your permit authorizing same.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Chemistry
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2