The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Aboriginal engagement is a strategic priority.
Bioorganic and Natural Products Chemistry – available immediately
A research project to investigate biologically active secondary metabolites produced by cultivated and wild plants and fungal pathogens requires a postdoctoral fellow. A recent Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or related areas, with a strong background in bioorganic and natural products chemistry, and extensive experience in HPLC-DAD-ESI-MS analysis is required. Additionally, position requires experience in developing biological assays to determine bioactivity (antifungal, antibacterial, phytotoxic) and synthesis of novel compounds. The required qualifications should be evidenced by a strong publication record in the field.
Our research program has significant technological infrastructure integrated in a challenging multidisciplinary research environment. In addition, the University has excellent facilities with all spectroscopic instrumentation adjacent to the Department of Chemistry.
This position is available immediately, however applications will be considered until position is filled. Salary commensurate with experience.
To apply: only electronic applications are accepted, pdf files only. Candidates are invited to send cover letter and resumé describing the most important research contributions relevant to the position to the e-mail shown below. Reference letters should be sent directly to the e-mail address below (at least two reference letters, one of which must be from current supervisor). Candidates whose first language is not English may be required to provide a certificate of English proficiency.
Professor M. S. C. PEDRAS
Canada Research Chair in Bioorganic and Agricultural Chemistry
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
Department of Chemistry
110 SCIENCE PLACE
SASKATOON SK, S7N 5C9, CANADA
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.