Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry (VC2020)

De Montfort University - School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

De Montfort University (DMU) was the most improved university in the UK, according to the 2015 Times and Sunday Times league table. DMU is renowned for creativity and innovation with our own distinctive way of doing things. We are seeking outstanding candidates to join our successful team of academics and researchers.

Our life-changing research is central to the vision of our expanding academic community. Almost 60% of our research activities were considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, achieving a rise in research quality of 15% compared to the last exercise in 2008. Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top three universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence. With work under way on the £136m transformation of our Leicester city centre campus, we are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment. It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

The School of Pharmacy invites applications from candidates with backgrounds in the medicinal chemistry for a post in Medicinal Chemistry. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with expertise in emerging or niche areas that will make a significant impact in the pharmaceutical sciences. You will join an enthusiastic team working in modern teaching and research facilities. This position represents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to participate in the growth of an expanding, multi-disciplinary School of Pharmacy and to enhance and develop the research strategy of the School (which includes drug discovery, natural product chemistry, drug delivery, pharmaceutical material sciences and pharmaceutical processing and analysis, cancer drug therapy, and neuropharmacology). You will be expected to make a full contribution to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level (this may involve teaching abroad) and participate in School administration as required.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Antony D'Emanuele, Tel 0116 257 7074 or antony.demanuele@dmu.ac.uk or Dr Geoff Hall, Tel 0116 257 7278 of ghall@dmu.ac.uk.

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Interview Date: TBC

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