Departmental Lecturer in Practical Chemistry

University of Oxford
June 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Departmental Lecturer in Practical Chemistry

Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

The Department of Chemistry is looking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Practical Chemistry to support the delivery of its integrated practical chemistry course to undergraduate students.

The Department of Chemistry hosts one of the largest cohorts of undergraduate students for its Masters of Chemistry degree. The course consists of both theory and practical teaching elements throughout the first three years, with the fourth year spent as a member of a research group.

The post holder will be based in the 1st Year Teaching Laboratory or the 2nd/3rd Year Teaching Laboratory and may be required to teach in either Laboratory. In term time the post holder will teach and support undergraduate students on the integrated Practical course and will support the Director or Deputy Director of Teaching Laboratories with the day to day management of the Teaching Laboratory.

During vacations and in any remaining time during term they will assist with ongoing course development and will also actively participate in outreach events and other initiatives. Full details of the role can be found in the job description.

The post is located Chemistry Teaching Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford and will commence no later than September 2024.

You will hold a doctorate in Chemistry or a closely related subject (or equivalent qualifications and/or experience), and will have sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge of all branches of chemistry to deliver effective teaching of the integrated undergraduate practical course. You will have a demonstrable interest in and understanding of Chemical Education and the teaching of practical chemistry, including knowledge and understanding of modern pedagogic methods. You will have excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, time-management and organisational skills. You will have a proven ability to work effectively and efficiently as an individual and collaboratively as a member of the team, and demonstrate tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with issues and people. A teaching qualification is desirable but not essential.

We are a large and vibrant community of people made up of academics, teaching, research and support staff and students from a wide variety of backgrounds. We share the common goal to further the discipline of chemistry and its positive impact on society through excellence in teaching and research.

The Department of Chemistry is committed to equality and valuing diversity and welcomes applications from minority groups.

The University offers a wide range of benefits including an excellent contributory pension scheme, generous annual leave and a range of family friendly benefits.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your application.

Only applications received before midday on Friday 14 June 2024 will be considered. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 172979 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 14-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

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