Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£52595.52 - £83287.54 per annum
12 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Synthetic Organic Chemistry within UCD School of Chemistry.

The School of Chemistry is located within the modern UCD Science Centre, with access to well-equipped laboratories and state-of-the-art facilities, bringing together a vibrant community of students and researchers. The School contributes to the suite of science-based undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes offered at UCD.

In addition, it has a long-established track record in research and innovation in molecular science, hosting staff with expertise in the fields of Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Sustainable Chemistry, and Nanoscience. This contributes to a dynamic environment that fosters excellence in both teaching and research. Our staff maintain strong links with indigenous and multinational pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical devices, electronics, and materials companies located in Ireland which help stimulate entrepreneurship, support technology transfer and facilitate effective education and innovation partnerships.

The School welcomes applications from talented, motivated individuals who share our commitment to education and research, and who are seeking a supportive and ambitious community in which to realise their academic aspirations. The successful candidate will have research interests in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. These interests could include, but are not limited to, the development of synthetic organic methodology, catalytic asymmetric synthesis, the synthesis of compounds of biological interest, the expansion of green synthetic processes, and the conversion of biomass-derived substrates.

The School of Chemistry has strengths in synthesis, medicinal chemistry and chemical biology and has a keen interest in expanding its synthetic chemistry research. Applicants with research interests that align with potential collaboration/funding from industrial sources and that complement the research groupings within the School are particularly welcome. The candidate will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and curriculum development for our BSc, MSc and PhD programmes, will supervise and perform cutting edge research and contribute as required to administration of the school.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: 58,206 - 92,172 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 28th February 2023.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned. Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: Contract.pdf.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: