United Kingdom

Position type:

Full time


Competitive package for an outstanding candidate.

20 Dec 2016
31 Jan 2017

Full details:

Reference number: BIR-36795

Job Purpose

The proposed post is to maintain and strengthen physical chemistry research and teaching. The appointee will bring additional research and educational leadership to the area of Physical Chemistry within the School.

Person Specification

The person appointed will be required to demonstrate excellence in research, teaching and academic citizenship as outlined below.

  • • A proven track record in the area of general area of physical chemistry, but research allied to one of the Schools three Research Themes.
  • • Proven and sustained success in research leadership and/or managing staff and other resources of a significant academic area or project.
  • • Substantial experience of successful bids for research awards and research contracts.
  • • A substantial and sustained range of published work, such as articles in leading refereed journals, authored books, contributions to edited volumes, etc.
  • • Other forms of assessable outputs, including: conference contributions, patents/published patent applications, software, internet publications, designs, artefacts, exhibitions, research reports for external bodies, devices and/or products, digital or visual media, scholarly editions, research datasets and databases.
  • • Evidence of impact of peer reviewed publications describing major discoveries, observations or innovative applications, as evidenced by citation rates or other appropriate norms for the field.
  • • Academic distinctions (e.g. academic awards, acting as a referee for leading academic journals and funding bodies, grant reviewer for awarding bodies).
  • • Keynote/Plenary addresses to, or organization of, international or major national research meetings and conferences;
  • • Significant research degree appointments as external examiner.
  • • Significant indications of esteem within and beyond academia, such as senior visiting appointments.
  • • Extensive experience of collaboration, as evidenced for example through peer reviewed journal publications.

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