Teaching Intensive Lecturer In Chemistry

University of Reading

United Kingdom

August 6, 2021


Job reference: SRF36175

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 06/08/2021

Job live date: 20/07/2021

Salary: £41,526 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Chemistry Food & Pharmacy

Division: Chemistry

Hours per week: 1.00

Employment Basis/Type: Full time / Fixed term

The School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy is seeking a chemist with a keen interest in Chemistry Education. The post holder will help to deliver a broad chemistry curriculum that meets the high expectations of both home and international undergraduate students. The role will collaborate with other Teaching Intensive staff to devise and deliver a curriculum that challenges and enthuses our students.

The appointed candidate for this teaching-focused post will be motivated to provide high quality and innovative teaching within the broad remit of chemistry across Year 1 and Year 2, supporting the delivery of teaching across undergraduate programmes in the Department of Chemistry and practical classes in the School of Pharmacy, where required. This post will contribute to designing and developing the teaching of core taught chemistry syllabus and laboratory content. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the development of innovative teaching initiatives and will assume appropriate administrative roles.

This is a fixed term post for up to 1 year starting on, or near, 01/09/2021.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Experience of teaching chemistry at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level
  • A track record or commitment to developing teaching activities
  • Experience of managing your own time to meet targets
  • The ability to use and develop IT resources to support student learning
  • Experience of assisting with the delivery of practical classes
  • A PhD in Chemistry
  • Interview date: 18 August 2021

    Informal contact details

    Alternative informal contact details

    Contact role:

    Director of Teaching and Learning

    Contact role:

    Head of Department

    Contact name:

    Dr Philippa Cranwell

    Contact name:

    Dr John McKendrick

    Contact phone:

    0118 378 8457

    Contact phone:

    0118 378 8246

    Contact email:


    Contact email:


    Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

    ​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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