Associate Professor of Computational and Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry University of Oxford, Department of Chemistry United Kingdom

Associate Professor of Computational and Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Chemistry, Mansfield Road and St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford


Grade 30S: £47,263 - £63,463 p.a. plus substantial additional benefits


Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professorship) of Theoretical and Computational Inorganic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry (central Oxford). The successful candidate will also be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at St Anne’s College under arrangements described in the Job Description and Person Specification. 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.


The combined University and College salary will be according to experience on a scale from £47,263 - £63,463 p.a. plus substantial additional benefits, including a college housing allowance (currently £9,655 p.a.). The College also offers allowances for entertainment and research. A further allowance of £2,754 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.


We intend to appoint a candidate whose research interests involve applying advanced modelling or computational methods to inorganic chemistry or the chemistry of inorganic materials. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in inorganic chemistry or a related field, 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 lead and manage new research initiatives.


The postholder will be required to engage in original research within the field of applying computational methods in planning synthetic chemistry routes; to collaborate with existing staff; to secure research funding, and to carry out teaching, administration, and demonstrating at undergraduate and graduate level. The successful candidate will also teach undergraduates at St Anne’s College, as well as participate in the administration of the subject and in the wider life of the College.


The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA and St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS.


To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.


Enquiries about the post should be addressed to Mrs Linda Webb, PA to Professor Stephen Faulkner, using the email address below. Please quote departmental reference 138843 on all correspondence.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 20 March 2019 can be considered.


Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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