Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Maynooth, Ireland
16 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Chemistry
Vacancy ID: 006761
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2020

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as an Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Chemistry. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile, that supports the University’s research strategy including affiliating to the Research Institutes, where appropriate and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.

The Department of Chemistry is seeking candidates with the potential to build on the research strengths of the Department in the areas of synthetic Organic or Bioinorganic Chemistry. The Department is interested in candidates who are working in Health Research in order to further develop research links between the Department and the Maynooth University Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health Research. Areas of synthetic chemistry of particular interest would include bioconjugation and molecular therapeutics with application in immune diseases, anti-infection and anti-cancer agents and diagnostic/theranostic compounds.


Assistant Professor / Lecturer (Post 1995*): €54,849 – €86,235 p.a. (7 points)
Assistant Lecturer (2020): €34,746 – €60,985 p.a. (14 points)

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the Assistant Lecturer (2020) payscale or the Lecturer (Post 1995) payscale.