Faculty search for computational chemistry applied to medicinal chemistry and chemical biology

April 12, 2022 by Dan Haves

The  Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto is inviting applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of computational chemistry applied to medicinal chemistry and chemical biology. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023.  The successful candidate will hold an appointment as a Senior Scientist or an Affiliate Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at the University Health Network (UHN).

They will also have an affiliation with the Acceleration Consortium at U of T with possible affiliation to the Vector Institute and non-budgetary cross-appointment to the Department of Chemical Engineering.

Successful candidates may also be nominated for a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, AI/Machine Learning and Computational Chemistry, Chemical Biology valued at $1 million/year for 8 years. The Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) program is intended to support world‑renowned researchers and their teams in establishing ambitious research programs at Canadian universities.

Nominees to the CERC opportunity will be internationally leading researchers whose proposed research program aligns with one or more of the Government of Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation priority areas.