Teaching Fellow in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

August 28, 2022


Teaching Fellow in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

Do you have experience of teaching Chemistry at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level with an established background in Physical or Inorganic Chemistry? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

As a Teaching Fellow you will be expected to teach undergraduate students at all levels, and to take a prominent role in the development of new teaching material and resources.

You will have a PhD in Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry or a closely related discipline (or have submitted your thesis before taking up the role), with experience of teaching Chemistry within Higher Education. With an enthusiastic approach to all aspects of teaching, you will have the ability to use IT effectively and innovatively in the preparation and delivery of teaching material.

This is an exciting time to join the School as we redevelop our pedagogy as part of the University's Curriculum Redefined project, an ambitious 10-year project to transform the curriculum on each of our programmes, with our approach to education becoming more student-centred, active, and inclusive.

We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

What we offer in return

  • 25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's over 40 days a year!
  • Pension schemes with a generous contribution from the University.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Professor Paul Seakins, Head of Physical Chemistry

    Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6568 or email: P.W.Seakins@leeds.ac.uk

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences School/Institute: School of Chemistry Category: Teaching Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 p.a. Working Time: 37.5 hours per week Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (2 years (due to the need for specialist skills)) Release Date: Friday 29 July 2022 Closing Date: Sunday 28 August 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: EPSCH1067 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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    About the employer

    The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed...