Teaching Fellow (Physical Chemistry)
Durham University is one of the world's top universities, boasting a welcoming and vibrant international community.
Durham Chemistry is a leading international chemistry department (112th in QS World University Subject Rankings 2021) and one of the very best in the UK, with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students. Ranked fifth overall in REF2014 and first for impact, we are an active and vibrant department with many of our staff internationally-acclaimed researchers. We have a strong cohort of early career researchers, future leaders, pursuing innovative research agendas. Our research is concentrated on six research areas, supported by world-class facilities, including high quality analytical and spectroscopic support: Functional Molecules & Materials, Physical Organic & Assembly; Computational & Dynamics; Soft Matter & Interfaces; Catalysis & Sustainable Chemical Processes; Bioactive Chemistry & Synthesis.
The Department has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in STEM academia and reflecting the supportive and positive environment within the Department.
Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow in Chemistry, with a particular emphasis on Physical Chemistry.
Teaching Fellowships offer the opportunity of valuable experience to those early in their academic careers and the University is keen to maximise the benefit to as many people as possible. The post of Teaching Fellow will involve a significant teaching load, which may extend into the summer period, and there may be related scholarship and the opportunity for administrative duties which relate to education and pedagogy.
The post is for a fixed term of 12 months only, it is not anticipated the post will be extended beyond this term.
Successful applicants will, ideally be in post by 01 November 2021
All applicants are asked to submit:
- a CV and covering letter which details your experience, skills and achievements in meeting (or the potential to meet) the criteria set out above. a statement as to your aspirations as a Teaching Fellow in terms of what motivates you, what you would like to achieve and what your broad approaches to teaching excellence and innovation are (maximum 2 pages).