0409-23 – Lecturer in Chemistry

Aston University

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Infrastructure & Sustainable Eng
Aston University Main Campus

£36,333 to £43,155
per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 25 June 2023
Interview Date: 
Monday 17 July 2023
Reference:  0409-23
Release Date:  Thursday 25 May 2023

Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Chemistry within the Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (CEAC) Department, part of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS).

CEAC is internationally recognised for its thriving world-class research along with the quality of its graduates and record of graduate employability. The Department emphasises the close relationship between Chemical Engineering and Chemistry in both its teaching and research. Principal research areas are in Polymers, Advanced Materials, Catalysis and Bioenergy, encompassed within our two EAS Research Institutes; Aston Institute of Materials Research (AIMR) and the Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI). AIMR undertakes multidisciplinary cutting-edge research in biomaterials, polymers, inorganics, nanomaterials and bitumen. EBRI, with its own multi-million-pound premises on campus, focuses on biomass, bioenergy and catalysis research for a sustainable future.

You must hold a first degree in Chemistry and a PhD in a Chemistry-related field. You will participate fully in the teaching duties of the Department as well as in its research activity.    

You can be in the early stages of your academic career but you must be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and also evidence of high-quality research in chemistry-related areas with a clear ambition to develop an internationally recognised research activity.  

Candidates with an excellent ability to teach Organic Chemistry at all levels are particularly sought.

For further information about the current research in CEAC, please visit the following websites:

Please contact Dr Jiawei Wang for an informal discussion about the role in the Department (Tel +44 (0)121 204 3634, email: [email protected] ).

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

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