Lecturer in Chemistry (Teaching & Scholarship focus) Ref 6192

School/department: Chemistry, School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). The successful applicant for this post will need to be available full time during University teaching terms.
Contract: Fixed term until 30 September 2023
Reference: 6192
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,332 per annum
Placed on: 29 June 2021
Closing date: 23 July 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 01 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter


Job description

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex seeks to appoint an outstanding individual to deliver teaching in Chemistry. The individual must be able to deliver lectures in Physical Chemistry and to undertake laboratory demonstrating across all of Chemistry.

The post-holder will undertake a range of teaching duties within the Chemistry and Foundation year degree programmes including, but not restricted, to:

• Delivery of lectures and workshops in Physical Chemistry
• Delivery of workshops in other areas of Chemistry (Organic, Inorganic), according to expertise
• Marking and assessment
• Laboratory demonstrating across all areas of Chemistry (Physical, Organic, Inorganic)
• Pastoral duties, such as Academic Advising

Sussex Chemistry delivers Chemistry degree programmes which are very highly ranked by our undergraduates. For example, Sussex Chemistry is currently ranked 8th for Chemistry in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021).

The post is fixed-term for 2 years.

Potential candidates are encouraged to make informal contact with the Subject Chair of Chemistry, Professor Wendy Brown (w.a.brown@sussex.ac.uk).

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of previous teaching experience, and the names of three academic referees.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref 6192 [PDF 82.49KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries: If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria.


How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to lifescirecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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