Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry, UCD School of Chemistry...

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Ireland,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 May 2022

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Environmental and Sustainable 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, as well as Chemistry Education. 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 any area of Environmental or Sustainable Chemistry linked to the UN SDG. These include, but are not limited to, green chemistry, catalysis, sustainable energy generation and energy storage (electrical or chemical), biorefining and the use of renewable resources, alternative solvents, waste valorisation, CO2 fixation, element sustainability and facilitation of the circular economy, conditioning of renewable energy, air and water pollution remediation, life cycle assessment and process intensification.
The candidate will contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes and curriculum development of our BSc programme in Chemistry with Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry. The candidate will supervise and perform cutting edge research and contribute to administration of the school.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (below the bar) Salary Scale**:** €35,598 - €62,210 per annum
95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €55,951 - €88,601 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 the 17th of May 2022.

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:
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Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: <> https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ .

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