The University of Warwick (Warwick)

Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

The University of Warwick (Warwick)

Warwick, United Kingdom

University of Warwick

Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

£40,792 – £48,677 per annum Ref: 101656-069

Start Date 1 January 2020 
Full-Time, Permanent Position 

Applications are invited for a single post of Assistant Professor working in any area of synthetic organic chemistry. Candidates should have an outstanding research track record, appropriate to their career stage, with research interests and expertise in the experimental application of organic chemistry. You will hold a doctorate in a relevant field and be able to demonstrate the ability to attract external funding to maintain an active research programme, and an effectiveness and enthusiasm as a teacher within the field of chemistry at university level. 

Warwick Chemistry is a growing community of 500 undergraduate students, 20 postgraduate taught students, 170 PhD students, 80 postdoctoral researchers, 40 academic staff, and 40 support staff. We deliver undergraduate degree programmes in Chemistry at MChem and BSc level and a suite of MSc programmes. Our research is highly collaborative and interdisciplinary, and is organised into four Research Clusters: Synthesis and Catalysis, Chemical, Structural and Synthetic biology, Materials and Polymers, Measurement and Modelling. We are close to the top of all UK league tables for chemistry, and 6th in the UK for grade point average in the REF2014 (Research Excellence Framework) exercise. We have outstanding facilities following recent major investment by the university. Our goal is to deliver excellent research and training in a supportive, enjoyable, and safe environment. 

Your application should comprise: covering letter (1 page maximum), CV (2 pages maximum), complete publication list, research proposal(s) (4 pages maximum), and overview of your teaching experience and/or philosophy (1 page maximum). 
The University of Warwick and the Department of Chemistry provides a welcoming and inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting every individual’s differences. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010. 
We will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days’ holiday plus Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities. 

For informal enquiries please contact either: 
Professor Mike Ward ( phone +44 24 765 74696; or 
Professor Martin Wills ( phone +44 24 7652 3260 

Athena SWAN Silver Award 

We are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. Both the Department of Chemistry and the University of Warwick hold Athena SWAN silver awards, a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, onsite childcare facilities and the childcare vouchers scheme.

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Closing Date: 21 July 2019

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