Job at Northumbria: Professor/Associate Professor in Polymer Chemistry

Professor Salary – Competitive

Associate Professor Salary – £49,772 – £55,998

Polymer chemistry is an established aspect of the Department’s research and teaching portfolio, and is an essential part of our RSC accredited BSc and MChem programmes. The department has recently refurbished synthetic and analytical chemistry research laboratories, and teaching facilities. It also possess its own high-performance computing cluster for modelling and simulation.

The Department has particular strengths in analytical and synthetic chemistry, as well as interdisciplinary research with biology, engineering, art and design, with a record of success in industrially focussed research co-funded by InnovateUK/RCUK. Northumbria’s chemistry academics were a significant part of the University’s success in the recent REF exercise, placing Northumbria in the top 50 UK universities for research power.

The successful candidate must hold a first degree in chemistry and be qualified to PhD level in polymer chemistry. They should have subject expertise in polymer chemistry, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. They must be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality research-led teaching, possess an excellent publication profile and show a track record of income generation from a range of funders. Applicants with an interest in collaboration across discipline boundaries are encouraged to apply.

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Professor John Dean, Head of Subject, via email at  For more information about the Department, please visit our homepage –

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Closing date: 06/08/2017