Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry. The successful candidate will also be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at St Edmund Hall, under arrangements described in the Job Description and Selection Criteria. The appointment will be initially for 5 years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the postholder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.
We are seeking to appoint in any area of experimental inorganic chemistry that complements existing expertise within the Faculty, but we would particularly welcome applications from candidates whose research falls into one of the Department’s identified research themes of Synthesis, Energy and Sustainable Chemistry, Advanced Functional Materials and Interfaces, Chemistry at the Interface with Biology and Medicine and Catalysis.
Candidates should hold a doctorate in a field relevant to inorganic Chemistry, and have a proven track record of high-quality research and publication at an internationally excellent standard, along with evidence of imaginative research plans and the potential to initiate, lead and manage new research initiatives in the Department and the wider University. The Department would particularly like to encourage applications from candidates at an early stage of their independent academic careers.
The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QR and St Edmund Hall, Queen’s Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR. The combined University and College salary will be according to experience on a scale from £52,815 – £70,918 p.a. Benefits of the Fellowship at St Edmund Hall include a college housing allowance of £11,000. An allowance of £3,078 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.
Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. The Department has held an Athena SWAN Silver Award since September 2015 in recognition of its commitment to addressing gender inequalities, to tackling the unequal representation of women in science, and to improving career progression for female academics. We have a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working, and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.
Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 11th December 2023 can be considered. The interviews are likely to take place in February 2024 in Oxford. The anticipated start date is 1 September 2024.
If you would like to discuss this post and find out more about joining the academic community at Oxford, please contact Mrs Katherine Hayes, PA to Professor John McGrady, email: email@example.com , Tel: +44 (0)1865 272646. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.