Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

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College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

The Department of Chemistry is seeking to appoint a fulltime permanent Professor of Inorganic Chemistry to a research active and innovative environment tenable from 1 January 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.Members of the Department of Chemistry have strong research and scholarly activity including interactions with UCC’sresearch institutes : the Tyndall National Institute (for ICT networking and electronics/photonics/materials research), the Environmental Research Institute (ERI), the BioSciences Institute (BSI), the Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF) and with industry.Currently the Department’s Research School comprises over 80 Ph.D. students and Postdoctoral Fellows along with 10 students enrolled in taught M.Sc./H.Dip. programmes. 

Three main Honours B.Sc. degree programmes are coordinated by the Department:

(i) Chemistry (ii) Chemistry of Pharmaceutical Compounds(iii) Chemistry with Forensic Science.Major contributions to undergraduate programmes in Environmental Science and Pharmacy are also made.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide dynamic leadership both in research and the teaching of Inorganic Chemistry for all programmes offered.The appointee will have an internationally recognised profile of research excellence in Inorganic Chemistry, preferably, but not necessarily, in one of the following areas : inorganic materials, bioinorganic chemistry, inorganic chemistry on the nanoscale, coordination chemistry, or inorganic synthesis, and a proven ability to enhance the education of students. The post-holder will be expected to further develop interactions with one or more of the research centres/institutes described above. In addition the successful candidate will have interpersonal and organisational skills commensurate with the ability to act as Head of the Department.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Anita Maguire,
Email; Tel:+ 353 21 4901693.

Salary scale [new entrants]: €109,104 – €140,385

Closing date:  Friday, 20th July 2007

Completed application forms must be returned to:

Department of Human Resources
University College Cork
Tel: + 353 21 4903073/ Email: / Fax + 353 21 4276995

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