Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£38,592 - £53,353 per annum
04 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering (CCE) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer to enhance our research capacity and deliver world-class education in organic chemistry (to include practical organic chemistry) at undergraduate, masters and PhD level. The post holder will undertake a programme of high level research in organic chemistry which enhances and augments the research already undertaken within the School.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Honours degree in chemistry or physical sciences or related subject.
  • Hold a PhD in organic chemistry or a related subject.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ recent relevant research experience in any area of organic chemistry that complements the existing research within the School.
  • Postdoctoral or industrial experience appropriate to the position of a lecturer or senior lecturer.
  • Applicants at Senior Lecturer should demonstrate a record of sustained contribution to research activity, securing significant external funding and successful PhD supervision through to completion.
  • Recent relevant experience of teaching and assessing organic chemistry. Applicants at Senior Lecturer level should demonstrate substantial teaching experience at University level having designed new and innovative modules/pathways or approaches to teaching.
  • Proven ability to plan and deliver a programme of high-quality research.
  • Ability to prepare journal and conference papers and grant applications.  Applicants should demonstrate the number and quality of publications commensurate with their career stage.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package including:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through hybrid working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Paul Stevenson at p.stevenson@qub.ac.uk

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