Lecturer Above the Bar in Organic Chemistry

€63,059 p.a. to €77,916 p.a.
19 May 2017
08 June 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for permanent post, which is available as soon as possible and no later than September 1st 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the design, review and delivery of the teaching programmes of the School of Chemistry to undergraduate and postgraduate students at NUI Galway. The candidate will deliver course work in all undergraduate years as well as contribute to postgraduate teaching. She/he will contribute to module coordination. She/he will supervise or co-supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in research and contribute to wider activities in the School, College and University. The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of fundamental chemical principles and demonstrate that they can communicate these to students. She/he will establish a funded research programme in an area aligned with one of the School’s three research clusters (Medicinal and Bioactive Chemistry or Bioanalytical and Biophysical Chemistry or Materials for Energy and Environment). This research programme will add to and complement the research of the School and wider University. The appointee will have excellent interpersonal skills and be prepared to collaborate with their colleagues within the School, University, nationally and internationally. In order to be considered for a lecturer above the bar appointment, candidates will present evidence that they have already been performing at a level expected from a lecturer above the bar in the School of Chemistry at NUI Galway 

The successful candidate will be involved in teaching courses in programmes offered by the School of Chemistry, including that in Biopharmaceutical Chemistry. They will be required to teach Organic Chemistry at an advanced level to final year Chemistry students. An interest and commitment in exposing students to analytical techniques (e.g. HPLC, GC etc.) used in the pharma/biopharma/chemical/medical device industry through their teaching and research activity would be welcome. They will supervise final year students in the School’s programmes in their investigative research projects. They will also supervise MSc and PhD students and will apply for funding to support their research group. They will carry out related administrative work and other duties as may be assigned by the Head of School.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Paul Murphy, Head of School, Email paul.v.murphy@nuigalway.ie or telephone: +353 (0)91 492465 

Additional information on the School of Chemistry is available at School of Chemistry - NUI Galway 

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday, 8th June 2017. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting will apply.

For more information and Application Form please click APPLY.

Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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