Assistant/Associate Professor in Catalyst Development

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WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Assistant/Associate Professor in Catalyst Development

£36261 to £61618 per annum depending on skills and experience (minimum £51,630 at Associate Professor level). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

The School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham is inviting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Catalyst Development. This position is supported under the Green Chemicals Beacon of Excellence, part of a landmark investment by the University of Nottingham aimed at increasing collaboration, strengthening networks and partnerships, attracting diverse funding, and raising the reputation of our world-changing research.

The Green Chemicals Beacon addresses the challenge of securing the low carbon bio-economy of the future. We are spearheading the transformation of energy-intensive economies into low-carbon societies. We are seeking innovative researchers to work in this multi-disciplinary field, integrating our world-leading expertise in metabolic engineering, process development and sustainable chemistry.

Candidates suited to the role will have the expertise and experience to deliver high quality research aligned to the fields of catalyst design or process development, molecular catalysis or (bio)catalysis. The research interests of candidates should have a clear pathway to impact on UK and global clean economic growth strategies with strong resonance to current research activity within the School of Chemistry and the Faculty of Engineering.

The successful candidate must also be committed to the development and delivery of innovative curriculum materials to our undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Candidates must have a first degree in Chemistry and a PhD in the fields of catalyst design or process development, molecular catalysis or (bio)catalysis.

This full-time post will be offered on a permanent contract.

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The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers in science. You can read more about what this means at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> and on our website ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> t/athena-swan.aspx

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Pete Licence, tel: 0115 7486015 or email: peter.licence [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk/Dr Nicholas Bennett email: nicholas.bennett [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> pplyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx

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