Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of Inorganic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry (central Oxford). The successful candidate will also be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at St Catherine’s College (The Goodenough Fellowship) under arrangements described in the Job Description and Selection Criteria. The appointment will be initially for 5 years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the postholder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.
The combined University and College salary will be according to experience on a scale from £48,114 – £64,605 p.a. plus substantial additional benefits, including a college housing allowance (currently £9,767 p.a.). The College also offers allowances for entertainment and research.
We intend to appoint a candidate with pioneering research interests that align with one or more of the eight Research Themes of the Department. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in inorganic chemistry or a related field, and have a proven track record of high-quality research and publication at an internationally excellent standard, along with evidence of imaginative research plans and the potential to initiate, lead and manage new research initiatives in the Department and the wider University. Applicants at an early stage of their independent academic careers are particularly encouraged to apply.
The postholder will be expected to engage in original research within the Department of Chemistry, and to secure research funding and to collaborate, where appropriate, with existing staff. The post will also involve undergraduate and graduate teaching, and MChem and doctoral student supervision and mentoring, as well as some administrative tasks to support the Department. The successful candidate will also teach undergraduates at St Catherine’s College and participate in the administration of the subject and in the wider life of the College. The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA and St Catherine’s College, Manor Road, Oxford.
The closing date for applications is 15th March 2021 at 12 noon.
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