Job ID: 132277

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Dalhousie University

  • Oct. 24, 2019
  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
  • Process Engineering and Applied Science
  • Dalhousie University
    Halifax, NS
  • Dec. 9, 2019
  • Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemical/Petroleum

The Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach and conduct research in the broad field of Chemical Engineering. Research in the Department has a general focus on Clean and Sustainable Processing, and researchers fall into one of two broad categories the Department is looking to build on:

  • Bioprocessing and Life-Cycle Analysis
  • Process Development, Optimization, and Intensification

The position will be filled by a chemical engineer who is able to teach core courses in the Chemical Engineering program as well as technical electives and graduate courses in their area of specialization.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally-funded research program and to supervise graduate students in the Department. Current research activities in the Chemical Engineering program are diverse, and include interdisciplinary collaborations with researchers in other programs, other departments, and other institutions. Candidates with areas of specialization that may be complementary to those of faculty members currently in the program are encouraged.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in Chemical Engineering or in a closely related field, and have demonstrated excellence in teaching university-level courses in this discipline. Applicants should also have a track record in research that includes peer-reviewed journal articles, conference presentations, and research grants. Candidates must be registered professional engineers in Canada, or eligible and committed to registration in Nova Scotia.

Evaluation of applications will commence on December 10, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The position is anticipated to begin on July 1, 2020. Those wishing to be considered for this position should apply at Complete applications will include a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, and a statement of research interests. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by email, directly by referees, to

  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Indigenous people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, visit

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Contact Information

  • Julie O'Grady
    Process Engineering and Applied Science
    Dalhousie University
    5273 DaCosta Row
    Halifax, NS B3H4R2
  • 902-494-3275

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