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Academic Vacancies

Lecturer in Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

UCL Department / Division Chemistry 

Grade 8

Hours Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)      £45,610 - £53,757 per annum    

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Chemistry Department seeks to recruit an emerging world leader in the general area of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry. We particularly welcome applicants with research interests aligned to the Research Themes of the Department, especially in Materials for the Future, Chemical Sustainability, and Chemistry and the Environment. The Department views both fundamental and applications-oriented studies as equally important to developing our research portfolio. Preference will be given to those undertaking experimental programmes of research.

This role provides the opportunity for a talented scientist to join a world-class team of researchers in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. Applicants must have a proven track record of undertaking and publishing world-class research and demonstrate the potential to develop a successful and independent research career. The successful applicant will be expected to attract research funding to support their own research programme, contribute to the teaching of inorganic and materials chemistry and undertake the administrative duties expected of a member of academic staff.

 

Key Requirements

The post-holder will be expected to undertake and publish world-class research to complement and expand the existing activities of UCL; to raise funds in order to support their research programme, postdoctoral research staff and PhD students; to contribute to the teaching programme of the department and perform the normal administrative duties expected of a member of academic staff.

Further Details

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please include a publication list and a CV, along with a cover letter outlining why you are interested in the role, a research plan for the next five years and a statement of teaching experience and interests.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Claire Carmalt (Head of Department, c.j.carmalt@ucl.ac.uk), or Professor Furio Cora (Head of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, f.cora@ucl.ac.uk). Any queries on the application process can be directed to H Dansey – h.dansey@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing date: 29/08/2022

Interviews Tbc

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job and the employee benefits that we offer. 

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Postgraduate Teaching Vacancies

Only available to UCL Chemistry Students - working a maximum of 20 hours per week. Work must not be carried out until we have seen and verified your Right to Work (i.e. passport). If you work before this, you will not be paid for any hours you did.

Postgraduate employment opportunities - Chemistry Department

You should not carry out any work until we have seen and verified your right to work, as any work carried out before this Right to Work check will not be paid for.

Applications are invited from postgraduate students who wish to be considered for the following post:

Postgraduate Teaching Assistants (Grade 6)
Payment will be at Grade 6 pt 21 on the UCL salary scale, which is currently £15.32 per hour (including London Allowance).
The postholder will be required to assist in the teaching of undergraduate chemistry, in teaching (remote and or face to face) and marking of laboratory scripts for undergraduate chemistry laboratories, in outreach and widening participation activities and other related duties including providing support to module teams to develop online learning materials and activities, under direction of the module lead.

Please note:  Undergraduate students who carry out ad-hoc duties, or demonstrating at Workshops or Open Days will be paid at Grade 5 pt 20, which is currently £14.94 per hour and this will be organised through UniTemps. Again, they must see your Right to Work first before any work is done. Please contact our Chemistry HR team for guidance (hr.chem@ucl.ac.uk)

If you wish to apply for Postgraduate teaching/demonstrating, please go to the PG Teaching Moodle page at: https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk  'Chemistry Teaching for PhD Students and PDRA's', then to 'Contracts and Training' for a Job Description & Person Specification and further instructions. You can also email our Chemistry HR team for further details (Email: hr.chem@ucl.ac.uk).

Successful applicants will be issued with an FTE-based PGTA contract. For more information please visit: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/postgraduate-teaching-assistant-code-practice.

A CV containing the following information will be required:

1. Full name

2. Address

3. Date of birth

4. Academic Qualifications

5. National Insurance No. (if known)

6. Your Student registration number

7. Your areas of expertise

8. The name of your Supervisor

9. Month and year your postgraduate studies are due to finish if you complete and submit your thesis on time.

Please note, your Right to Work (i.e. passport) must be checked before you commence work. Please arrange with a member of the Chemistry HR team for verification of your Right to Work.

Applications are welcome at any time throughout the year but you cannot be considered for any paid employment within the department until you have applied and been accepted, and a contract has been set up.

 

 

Postdoctoral Research Vacancies 

There are currently no vacancies

UCL Department / Division Chemistry 

Grade 7

Hours Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)      £36,770 to £44,388 per annum    

Duties and Responsibilities

The post-holder will work on the development and execution of the lattice-Boltzmann method for high-performance computing applications including those in the biomedical domain. He / she will work on scientific applications of HemeLB (hemelb.org), a flexible open source lattice-Boltzmann code for the simulation of human vasculature at full human scale. The post-holder will also undertake VVUQ on HemeLB and related codes. They will also facilitate uptake of the software and codes within the wider computational science and engineering community.

 

The post is funded by the European Commission and is available immediately, for a period of 24 months initially.

 

Key Requirements

A Ph.D. degree in physics, computer science, computer engineering, applied mathematics or chemistry, with experience in either the lattice-Boltzmann method or cardiac modelling, is an essential requirement. Experience in large-scale high performance computing is also essential, alongside a proven ability to programme quickly and effectively in state-of-the-art high-performance computing environments; familiarity with GPU programming in such contexts is desirable.

Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £31,542 to £33,257 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

Further Details

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please include a publication list along with CV and covering letter.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Peter Coveney - p.v.coveney@ucl.ac.uk. Any queries on the application process can be directed to H Dansey – h.dansey@ucl.ac.uk

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level

Closing Date 11 August 2022

Interviews Tbc

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
Please use these links to find out more about the
UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job and the employee benefits that we offer. 

Apply Now

 

 

 

 

Professional Services Vacancies

Research Administrator

UCL Department / Division Chemistry 

Grade 6

Hours Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)      £30,696 - £35,913 per annum    

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a Research Administrator in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. The postholder will play a key role in providing support to the department's externally and internally funded research projects. The role will involve being supportive in managing the research proposal process, contracts, financial monitoring, procesdures, reporting and other grant project related tasks alongside Senior Research Administrator and, where relevant, the Principal Investigator.

The postholder must be efficient, organised and take great care in attention to detail. In addition, the role requires interaction with many people within and external to UCL, thus a professional attitude, willingness to help and positive outlook are required in order to adequately execute the duties outlined.

The appointment is funded by the department an is an open-ended role.

 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment requiring managing competing priorities. They will be computer literate, have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and good numeracy and data analysis skills with the ability to deal with high volumes of processing while mainaining accuracy. 

Further Details

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. 

To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ruth Wilkinson - ruth.wilkinson@ucl.ac.uk. Any queries on the application process can be directed to hr.chem@ucl.ac.uk 

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level

Closing Date 15 September 2022

Interviews Tbc

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job and the employee benefits that we offer. 

Apply Now

 

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