Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job description

The School of Natural and Computing Sciences at the University of Aberdeen is looking to appoint a full-time lecturer or senior lecturer, depending on experience, in inorganic chemistry. We are targeting individuals with the ability to develop cutting-edge research programmes in inorganic chemistry, including, but not limited to areas such as solid state chemistry or materials chemistry.

Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in inorganic chemistry who can demonstrate an excellent research profile, which should be evidenced by publications in leading research journals. For the senior lecturer position, candidates should demonstrate a track record of high quality publications, successful grant applications, student supervision and possess significant teaching experience. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach a broad range of inorganic chemistry topics in lectures, laboratory classes and tutorials.

This post is based in the Chemistry Department within the School of Natural and Computing Sciences in the Old Aberdeen campus.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (Lecturer) (£39,992 – £47,722 per annum) or Grade 8 salary scale (Senior Lecturer) (£50,618 – £56,950 per annum). The placement on the scale is negotiable according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Pete Edwards, Head of School/Section, 01224 27407 p.edwards@abdn.ac.uk

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk for further information.

How to apply

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 15 August 2018

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