Assistant Professor (Research & Education) in Sustainable Catalysis / Biocatalysis at Durham University

The Department of Chemistry at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor in the field of Sustainable Catalysis and/or Biocatalysis. We welcome applications from those with industrial and/or research and teaching interests in the broad fields of synthetically-orientated Inorganic and/or Organic Chemistry. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who will reinforce and/or complement our existing strengths in the broad areas of chemical catalysis, biocatalysis, soft matter, applied spectroscopy, materials, sustainable chemistries, and chemical synthesis, and to work with industrial partners. 

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally-excellent research and teaching. The successful candidate will join a department with excellent facilities, including dedicated mechanical, electrical and glass-blowing workshops, as well as state-of-the-art analytical capability. The Department benefits from very strong connections with industry spanning the North Eastā€™s process innovation cluster. The appointee will be expected to cultivate an internationally-leading research group and to engage in the full departmental range of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the development of new postgraduate courses (taught and research) in chemical sciences, and to work with industrial partners.

Closing Date:Ā 06-Feb-2024, 11:59:00 PM

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