FACULTY OPENING LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION IN SUSTAINABLE INORGANIC PROCESSING, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
The Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment, in Extractive Metallurgy and related fields. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and with a nominal start date of May 1, 2014. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence, leadership and innovation in research and teaching.
Examples of the areas that are of particular interest include:
- Aqueous Process Metallurgy - Hydrometallurgy
- Sustainable Processing of Inorganic Resource Materials (Minerals, Waste, Residues) at all stages (resource extraction, processing, manufacturing, post consumer, etc.)
- Mineral Processing
- Sustainable Waste Disposal and Resource Recovery, Residue Stability, Environmental Management of Mining Activities
This academic position is one of several to be offered over the next several years as part of a strategic thrust across several departments to build strength in areas related to sustainability in mining, mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, and materials processing. At this time, there is a simultaneous search by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering for new faculty in areas that are complementary to the list above.
Applicants are expected to have a PhD in Chemical, or Metallurgical Engineering, Chemistry or equivalent, and demonstrated excellence in research as well as excellent teaching skills. Postdoctoral or industrial experience is an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research program of international calibre, and teach in the chemical engineering curriculum at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. Collaborative and inter-disciplinary research and collegial interaction will be important elements in success. Eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in Ontario is a desirable qualification. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All applicants are encouraged to apply on-line by clicking on the link below. Please include the following materials: a curriculum vitae, a statement of research vision with a five to ten year horizon (three to five pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. If you have any questions about this position, please contact email@example.com. All application materials should be submitted online.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB total) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2013.
The search will continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, interested individuals should submit complete application materials before September 30, 2013.
For more information on the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry please visit 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.
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