Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Maynooth, Ireland
28 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Chemistry
Vacancy ID: 016561
Closing Date: 31-Jul-2022

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

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. The successful appointee 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 Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry. Areas of interest are developing chemical methods for monitoring or remediation of contaminates of emerging concern in the environment or developing chemical strategies to make use of renewable resources. It is highly desirable that the candidate’s research links to the area of improving human health. The candidate would be also expected to contribute significantly to curricular developments and design new courses so that the principles of the UN sustainable development goals are promoted in our taught programmes. 


Assistant Professor / Lecturer (Post 1995*): € 55,951– € 88,601 per annum (7 points)

Assistant Lecturer (2022): € 35,598– € 62,211 p.a. (14 points)

*Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.