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Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry

University of Wolverhampton - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Location: Wolverhampton
Salary: £36,382 to £43,434
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 3rd October 2021
Job Ref: 12739

The School of Sciences offers high quality teaching across a range of undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes offering integrated placements opportunities in research and commercial environments. The School delivers a successful portfolio of RSC-accredited Chemistry courses and CSFS-accredited Forensics programmes.

The School is seeking to appoint a new lecturer in Analytical Chemistry. You will possess the depth and strength of knowledge to contribute to teaching, research and knowledge exchange on our Chemistry and Forensic Science programmes. You must have a good first degree in Chemistry or a related discipline; experience in delivering teaching in a blended learning environment would be a benefit. You will have achieved a recognised teaching qualification (e.g. FHEA or PGCert) or be willing to undertake such a qualification. The post will involve contributing to the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching to students on existing and new undergraduate programmes in Chemistry and Forensic Science.

You will either have completed a PhD in Analytical Chemistry or be able to demonstrate significant experience in industry or as a practitioner. Candidates who have Analytical Chemistry experience related to the delivery and development of Forensic Science are particularly welcomed.

You will have evidence of being able to deliver research outcomes that will contribute to the REF or KEF; evidence of independent research with the capability of attracting support or by engaging with one or more of the successful research areas that form part of the School’s research portfolio.  Good communication and organisational skills are essential attributes.

The Department of Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science is an active and expanding area within the University. The Rosalind Franklin Building is home to modern teaching and research facilities for both chemistry and forensic science.

We are committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports all of our staff and students and welcome applications from all sections of society.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Head of School, Professor Gary Hix (, Tel: 01902 322365), or the Deputy Head of School, Dr Georgina Manning (, Tel: 01902 321842).  

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.

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