Canada Excellence Research Chair In Green Chemistry And Green ChemicalsMcGill University seeks an internationally recognized leader in Green Chemistry to fill the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals. Launched in 2008, the CERC program supports Canadian universities in their efforts to build on Canada's growing reputation as a global leader in research and innovation. The program awards world-renowned researchers and their teams up to $10 million over seven years to establish ambitious research programs at Canadian universities. These are among the most prestigious and generous awards available globally (http://www.cerc.gc.ca/hp-pa-eng.shtml).
QualificationsThe CERC in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals will hold a PhD or equivalent degree and an established record of independent research in chemical sciences, at an internationally-recognized level. Research activities sought might include, but are not limited to, catalyst discovery and application to synthesis, synthesis and application of new materials and/or solvents, biocatalysis, and catalysis applied to energy conversion. In addition to developing a highly competitive research program at McGill, the incumbent will be expected to participate in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate student level as well as administrative work to support these activities.
Apply for this Position
Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three referees should be sent to R. B. Lennox, Chair, Department of Chemistry, McGill University
Applications will be considered starting February 1, 2013.
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