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Lecturer / Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Maynooth, Ireland
€38,659 - €95,425 p.a.
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

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Department: Chemistry
Vacancy ID: 026901
Closing Date: 10-Mar-2024

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. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programmes 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 strengths in areas of health-related research. Areas of chemistry of particular interest would include bioconjugation, diagnostics, and development of compounds suitable for therapeutic use, or developing innovative methods for monitoring or for the remediation of contaminates of emerging environmental concern, developing chemical strategies to make use of renewable resources, or developing green synthetic processes or procedures. 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: €60,261 – €95,425 p.a. (7 points)

Assistant Lecturer: €38,659 – €67,002 p.a. (14 points)

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

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