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Lectureship in Analytical Chemistry

University College Cork

  • Cork
  • 30000 - 40000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/09/2012
  • UCC
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The Department of Chemistry, University CollegeCork, is seeking to make a 3 Year Fixed Term Lectureship appointment in Analytical Chemistry to be based within its Analytical Chemistry Section. The appointee will be expected to fully contribute to the research, teaching and learning, and examination activities within Analytical Chemistry with particular responsibility for the delivery of its taught Masters programme and undergraduate teaching in the Department.  

Applicants should hold a doctoral qualification in Analytical Chemistry or related discipline with expertise in instrumental analytical chemistry.   The preferred candidate would have experience in advanced analytical mass spectrometry such as LC-MS, LC-ICPMS or related methodology.  Under the direction of the MSc course director, the appointee will be required to coordinate the taught Masters courses, including applications, examinations, and distance learning, and deliver instrumental training, via practicals, workshops and research projects. In addition the candidate will be expected to lecture on the various Chemistry programmes and in relevant modules across a range of other undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes. The appointee will also be expected to have already developed or have clear potential to develop a vibrant research programme as part of a thematic cluster, ideally in the field of separation and sensing of biologically important organic or inorganic solutes. Evidence of peer-reviewed publication and the potential to establish a research programme capable of attracting external funding and establishing collaborative links with Industry, State Bodies or Non-Governmental Organizations will also be expected.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate the capacity to complement and enhance existing research interests and themes within the Department (bio-pharmaceutical, materials, environmental chemistry) and in particular to indicate potential interactions with UCC-Tyndall Institute, the Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF) and the Environmental Research Institute (ERI).  In addition to the application form, interested applicants should submit a one-page, 3 year research and teaching plan, which must  include an indication of proposed funding sources and a description of what will be achieved during the three year period.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Professor Jeremy D. Glennon, Head of the Analytical Section, Department of Chemistry, UCC.  Tel: +353 21 4902669, email: j.glennon at or Professor Michael A. Morris, Department of Chemistry, UCC.  Tel: +353 21 4902180, email: m.morris at For further information on UCC’s Department of Chemistry, please see

Salary scale (new entrants 2011)*:     €31,821 - €51,270 / €62,353 - €81,459

* Existing public servants continuously employed in the public sector on/after 31st December 2010 will be placed on the 2010 salary scale (non new entrants). 

Closing Date:  Tuesday, 4th September 2012 at 5pm

Application forms must be completed and are available together with full details, from or the Department of Human Resources, University College Cork, Ireland.  Email:  recruitment at per  / Tel:  +353 21 4901814/ Fax:  +353 21 4271568

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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