Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Closing Date
WorkplaceYork, Yorkshire, UK


Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Role Description

The Department of Chemistry (?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> seeks applications for a Chair in Inorganic Chemistry from outstanding individuals with demonstrated research excellence in organometallic mechanism and inorganic catalysis. The position will be within the Inorganic Chemistry group, which has strengths in catalytic and mechanistic organometallic chemistry, bio-inorganic chemistry and photocatalysis.

You will be a dynamic research leader with a proven track record and will work alongside colleagues in the department in helping York further enhance its very strong reputation in both research and teaching. You will be expected to play a significant role within the research theme of Synthesis, Catalysis and Mechanisms, and to contribute to the teaching of these subjects at York.

With a PhD in Chemistry and an internationally recognised research profile in organometallic chemistry, you will have the ability to lead, manage and attract funds for internationally leading research from a range of funding sources including industry. You will also be able to manage and interact with staff and students at all levels, and will demonstrate commitment to the delivery of teaching excellence and the advancement and strategic development of the Department of Chemistry.

Closing Date: 12 June 2019
Interview Date: 8 July 2019

Please direct any informal queries to Professor Duncan Bruce (chem-hod [at] york[.]ac[.]uk)

The Department of Chemistry values all employees for the qualities and skills they bring to the workplace and aims to be a diverse and egalitarian community in which all can thrive.

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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Why York?

York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.


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