Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Computational Chemistry

Northumbria University - Health and Life Sciences

Lecturer: £33,943 - £38,183; Senior Lecturer: £39,324 - £48,327

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is passionate about the principles and applications of Science and Technology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.

Working within the Department of Applied Sciences, in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, you will provide expertise in the area of computational chemistry, to further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities. This will include designing, developing and delivering high quality teaching provision, undertaking research to produce quality academic outputs and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject area.

Computational chemistry is an established aspect of the Department’s research and teaching portfolio, with a dedicated high performance cluster for these activities. Computational chemistry is an essential part of our RSC accredited BSc and MChem programmes, with modules being taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Department has particular strengths in analytical and synthetic chemistry, as well as at the biology and chemistry interface. The chemistry academics were a significant part of the University’s success in the recent REF exercise, placing Northumbria in the top 50 Universities for research power.

The successful candidate must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in chemistry; have subject expertise in computational chemistry, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. A proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching and possession of a publication profile are essential. Applicants with an interest in collaboration across discipline boundaries are encouraged to apply.  

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Professor John Dean (Head of Subject).

Contact details – email: Tel. 0191 227 3047

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Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

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