Assistant Professor, Nuclear Medicinal Chemistry

Simon Fraser University
Greater Vancouver Area
September 13 2017
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Full Time
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Assistant Professor, Nuclear Medicinal Chemistry

Simon Fraser University is one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities with three campuses in Metro Vancouver.  Through the strength and commitment of our staff and faculty, SFU is recognized as a top employer in both BC and Canada.  We invite applications for the following position:


The Department of Chemistry at Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Nuclear Medicinal Chemistry to take effect in September 2018, subject to final budgetary approval.  Candidates working broadly in the area of nuclear medicine, and who will make use of the Life Science facilities at TRIUMF (, and the SFU High-Throughput Screening Facility, are especially encouraged to apply. We envision the successful candidate will strengthen SFU’s Nuclear Science Program, our connections with TRIUMF, and help lead our expansion into nuclear medicine.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree and will normally have postdoctoral or industrial experience.  Outstanding candidates with a commitment to excellence in research and teaching are being sought.  The successful candidate will develop and maintain both an innovative, externally funded research program, and an excellent teaching record at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Chemistry.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.  Applicants should send a complete résumé, a concise research proposal, a description of teaching interest and experience, and a list of three individuals willing to act as referees with their addresses, telephone and/or fax numbers, and e-mail addresses. All correspondence should be sent to:

Dr. Dipankar Sen

Professor and Chair

Department of Chemistry

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

Burnaby  BC  V5A 1S6 Canada


The competition will remain open until the position is filled.  Screening of applications will commence on October 1, 2017.

Please note:  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please note that under the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice.  (

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