Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Description

A post-doctoral fellow position is available working in the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga with Professor Judith Poë in the area of science education with a focus on chemistry. (  The candidate will participate in the development of problem-based learning material for instruction in chemistry as well as the more general development of pedagogical content knowledge (

Skills and Experience

Applicants should have recently completed their Ph.D. degrees in chemistry or biochemistry.  Ph.D. candidates whose date of defense has been set will also be considered.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.  Applicants with TA or other teaching experience and an interest in medicinal and/or environmental chemistry are preferred.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.  Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and a list of three referees. Inquiries and application packages should be submitted to Professor Judith Poë at