Job offer available in Scotland Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose
The University of Glasgow, established in 1451, is a member of the UK’s Russell Group of leading universities. The University is committed to enhancing its position as one of the world’s great broad-based research-intensive universities.

Applications for the post are welcome in any research areas in biological or bioorganic chemistry that complement the existing strengths within the School. The post-holder will develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in biological or bioorganic chemistry contribute to teaching, assessment, project supervision and curriculum design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in School management and organisation.

For appointment at Reader you will have an outstanding track record of national and international distinction and leadership in research, including publications, income, and awards, bringing external recognition and distinction to yourself and the University.

The School of Chemistry currently comprises 44 academic staff, around 50 postdoctoral researchers and research fellows, and around 120 PhD students. The successful applicant will join the thriving Chemical Biology and Precision Synthesis Research Grouping within the School and it is expected that the successful applicant’s research will strategically align with this Research Grouping

Job Purpose
To carry out research and scholarship in biological or bioorganic chemistry, deliver an excellent student experience through teaching and assessment, and contribute to management and administration. At Grade 8 and 9, demonstrate leadership and contribute to academic and strategic management.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the Research & Teaching Grade, level 7/8/9, £35,210 – £39,610 / £43,266 – £50,132 / £51,630 – £58,089 per annum.

The post is full time and open ended.

If appointed at grade 7 or 8 the successful candidate will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

Informal Enquiries: Professor Graeme Cooke ( ), Head of School; Professor Richard Hartley (

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.


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