Associate Professor in Chemical Sustainability

Associate Professor in Chemical Sustainability

Associate Professor in Chemical Sustainability
Full Time (Job share considered)
Salary: The appointment will be on UCL Grade 9. The salary range will be £57,342 – £62,346 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

At the MFL we are setting up a hub for cross-cutting world-leading manufacturing research and education by taking a distinctive interdisciplinary approach. We are looking for an Associate Professor in Chemical Sustainability, to develop and teach on our new postgraduate programme and contribute to our existing programmes where appropriate.

The postholder will be expected to undertake a leading role in the development of the chemical sustainability teaching programme at the MFL, including postgraduate student project supervision and assessment. They will also carry out world-class research in sustainable chemistry to complement or expand the multidisciplinary activities of the MFL. This includes raising funds in order to support their research programme and publishing research outputs in the broad area of chemical sustainability.

This is an open-ended post available from September 2021.

You must have a PhD in the Chemical Sciences (including Chemical Biology or Synthetic Biology) and experience of undergraduate teaching in organic and biological chemistry, both in person and digitally. You should also have a background and expertise to enable you to make significant contributions to research in chemical sustainability and this includes the ability to raise research funding and produce original, rigorous research outputs. Importantly, you must have the ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment. Furthermore, we expect you to have experience of developing new programmes and modules and of supporting, assessing and supervising students.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1876870.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Claire Carmalt (Head of Department), [email protected] or Professor Helen Hailes (Chemistry MFL Lead), [email protected].

Any queries on the application process can be directed to Nicola Phillips ([email protected]).

Closing Date: 2/8/2021

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 6 & 7 September 2021

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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