Lecturer in Chemistry

London, United Kingdom
£41,682 - £51,899 (Grade 5)
17 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £41,682 - £51,899 (Grade 5)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 17-Aug-2019


Applications are sought for a Lectureship in Chemistry (one post for 12 months) in the Department of Chemistry within the School of Biological & Chemical Sciences (SBCS).  Chemistry at Queen Mary has a buoyant undergraduate population recruiting more than 100 BSc/MSci students on to Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry programs each year. The department has invested over £5 million in new state of the chemistry teaching laboratories which opened in October 2018 and was ranked 7th for research outputs in the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework (REF). These appointments will provide support for the organisation and delivery of our undergraduate Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry curriculum to ensure we continue to provide an outstanding experience to our undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the organisation/delivery of modules and the assessment of student achievement as agreed with the Head of School (HoS). Scholarship, which may include pedagogical studies or outreach as agreed with HoS.  Undertaking administrative and other duties as a member of academic staff and as agreed with the HoS.

Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry (or equivalent professional qualification and/or experience). Applicants must have the ability to deliver teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levell within their specialism and across a broader range of chemistry at a more introductory level (foundation, year 1 and 2). Candidates should have experience of teaching in Higher Education and have an interest/expertise in scholarship and/or educational research. Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of Health and Safety & COSHH regulations.

The post is a full-time position on a Fixed-term contract with a salary of £41,682 - £51,899 per annum. Other benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 and would ideally commence employment by 1st September 2019.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Christopher Bray, c.bray@qmul.ac.uk. Further details about the University and School are available at: http://www.qmul.ac.uk and http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk

To apply, please click on the link below

Deadline for receipt of applications is 17 August 2019.

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences holds a bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science; we positively welcome applications from women and black and ethnic minorities, who are currently under-represented in the school.

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