Lecturer in Materials Chemistry

Cardiff University - School of Chemistry

We are looking to appoint a highly talented colleague in the field of Materials Chemistry, with particular preference for a candidate with expertise in an experimental area of Materials Chemistry, either in fundamental or applied aspects of the subject, and including the interface between Materials Chemistry and other scientific disciplines.

Applications are sought from candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance the current strengths within the School. Candidates should be able to strengthen existing partnerships with related disciplines, and to foster dynamic research collaborations both within the university and in the international arena.

Candidates must have an outstanding track record in research, including an excellent publication record, and must demonstrate the ability to obtain research funding and support. The successful candidate will contribute to the ambitious aspirations of the School in both teaching and research, and must seek to be an inspiring and innovative educator at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

For informal enquiries about the role and the School of Chemistry, please contact Professor Kenneth Harris, Head of Materials Chemistry Section (HarrisKDM@cardiff.ac.uk), Professor Stuart Taylor, Director of Research (TaylorSH@cardiff.ac.uk) or Professor Damien Murphy, Head of School (HOS-Chemistry@cardiff.ac.uk).
 
For further details about working in Cardiff University, please contact: Ms Alison Blake (BlakeAF@cardiff.ac.uk; 02920 874805).

Further information on the School may be found at: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/chemy/

This full time (35 hours per week), open-ended post is available from 1st January 2018.

Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum (Grade 6) or £41,212 - £47,722 per annum (Grade 7)

Important note: It is the University’s policy to use the person specification as a key tool for short-listing. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement.  Please ensure that the evidence you are providing corresponds with the numbered criteria outlined below. Your application will be considered based on the information you provide under each element.

When attaching the supporting statement to your application profile, please ensure that you name it with the vacancy reference number, e.g. Supporting Statement for 6430BR.
 
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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