Be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in an area of synthetic chemistry (Organic, Inorganic, Main Group).
Minimum two years of research experience.
Excellent Spectroscopy skills (NMR, ATR_FTIR, GC, GC-MS, UV-VIS, CV, Polarimetry).
Excellent laboratory, hazardous waste management and housekeeping skills.
Solid knowledge of the chemical literature.
Expertise with pyrophoric reagents, toxic gases, toxic/corrosive gases, photochemical reactor, microwave reactor, Schlenk lines, inert atmosphere techniques, inert atmosphere glove box.
Have completed a B.Sc. degree in chemistry.
Have experience demonstrating first year chemistry laboratories. (Chem 1040 and/or Chem 1050 or equivalent at another University)
Applicants must be able to provide documentation indicating they have completed the following training programs: Lab Safety Training (EHS), WHMIS Training (EHS), Worker Health & Safety Awareness (EHS), Accessible Service Provision (CourseLink) and Making Education Accessible (CourseLink). Must complete additional safety training as prescribed.
Selection of successful candidates will be made in accordance with Article 11.06 of the CUPE 3913-1 collective agreement. Assignments to particular courses will be made in accordance with departmental needs and procedures.
Ph.D. Candidate in Main Group/Inorganic Chemistry