Course Developer & Demonstrator (Physical Chemistry)
Chemistry Teaching Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 per annum with a discretionary range to £44,045 per annum
The Department of Chemistry is recruiting for a new role in their new purpose built Teaching Laboratories. They be responsible for teaching undergraduate students providing laboratory supervision and demonstrating experiments involving measurements, explaining the complex academic background material to help them achieve the associated learning outcomes of every session. They will apply appropriate modern teaching methods to enhance students’ learning experience and seek ways of improving teaching performance.
Reporting to the Director of Teaching Laboratories the role will work closely with other teaching lab staff in respect of the creation of the new course, including developing new undergraduate chemistry practical experiments across the course, particularly in physical chemistry.
They will also act as a daily point of contact for students for all matters relating to the practical course, provide tailored feedback to students on their work, and undertake marking of practical experiments and assessment of students’ work.
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry or a closely related subject (or equivalent qualifications and/or experience). They will have a demonstrable interest in and understanding of Chemical Education and the teaching of practical chemistry. They will have sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge of all branches of chemistry and experience of the creation of practical course material at University level, or demonstrable understanding of what is required and why. This post requires an enhanced DBS check.
Applications for the vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your application.
This is a full time position based in the Chemistry Teaching Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford. This is a fixed term position of 2.5 years. Ideally you will be able to start at the beginning of April, or shortly after.
The vacancy will close at midday on Monday 1 March 2021.
The Department of Chemistry is committed to equality and valuing diversity and welcomes applications from minority groups. The University of Oxford is a Bronze Athena SWAN holder and the Department of Chemistry is a Silver award holder.
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