Permanent Whole-Time Post
Within the framework of Future Pharmaceuticals, UCC wishes to appoint an academic with a demonstrable record of excellence and with significant potential to the role of Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, within the School of Chemistry (https: // www. ucc.ie/en/chemistry/) and the ABCRF (https: // www. ucc.ie/en/abcrf/). Reporting to the Head of School of Chemistry, the successful candidate will contribute to the teaching activities in Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and related areas, as well as the research strategy of the School and the ABCRF. The successful candidate will be expected to fit directly into the Organic & Pharmaceutical Chemistry research pillar within the School of Chemistry and develop research programmes in this area. The successful candidate will also be expected to interact with researchers working in the SSPC Centre (https: // sspc.ie/), a Science Foundation Ireland funded partnership between leading researchers in the pharmaceutical chemistry synthesis and solid-state areas, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Applicants interested in applying for the position should have a PhD in Organic Chemistry, or closely related discipline, and demonstrate a proven commitment to leadership and excellence in research and teaching as evidenced by a scholarly reputation of international standing.
The School of Chemistry (https: // www. ucc.ie/en/chemistry/) within the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) comprises the academic disciplines of analytical, inorganic, organic, pharmaceutical and physical chemistry. The School hosts three undergraduate programmes, as well as taught postgraduate diploma and MSc programmes in analytical chemistry, and contributes to many other degree programmes across the University. The School holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and is proactively committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.
The Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF) is a state- of-the-art interdisciplinary research centre housed in the Pharmacy Building, University College Cork. The ABCRF houses several state-of-the-art Bruker NMR spectrometers (including a 600 MHz instrument). Electrospray Ionisation mass spectrometers from Waters/Micromass are available in at the ABCRF, including an LCT Premier Time of Flight and a Quattro triple quadrupole instrument. Both instruments are configured for high throughput liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LCMS). Bruker single-crystal XRD and Stoe powder XRD instrumentation is available.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.
For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https: // ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to the Head of School, Prof Anita Maguire [email protected]. For further information on the School of Chemistry please visit https: // www. ucc.ie/en/chemistry/. For more information on the ABCRF visit https: // www. ucc.ie/en/abcrf/.
University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .
Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar Salary Scale: €38,662 – €67,426 (Scale B) / €40,689 – €64,159 (Scale A)
Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy .
We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 21st November 2023.
No late applications will be accepted.
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Contact Person : Prof Anita Maguire Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 071791 Contact Number : Close Date : 21-Nov-2023 12:00