Chair Professor of Analytical Chemistry

University College Cork School of Chemistry


Professor/ Chair of Analytical Chemistry

UCC Futures – Future Pharmaceutical

Professor/ Chair in Analytical Chemistry
**School of Chemistry**

Permanent Whole Time Post

This position is being filled as part of UCC Futures - Future Pharmaceuticals.

The School of Chemistry at University College Cork invites applications for a Professor /Chair in Analytical Chemistry. We are seeking an exceptional individual with a distinguished record of research and teaching in the field of analytical chemistry, along with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with industry, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and collaborative School committed to advancing the field of chemistry and educating the next generation of leaders in the discipline.

The School of Chemistry offers a wide range of courses that cover various aspects of chemistry ( The courses are designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the principles and applications of chemistry, as well as hands-on experience with laboratory techniques and instrumentation. Within analytical chemistry, the School offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses covering both fundamental principles and advanced techniques used in industry. The School is committed to providing students with a comprehensive education that prepares them for careers in academia, industry, and related fields. The School of Chemistry is also dedicated to advancing workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion and has been recognised for its efforts with the current possession of an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

To be considered for the position, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or a related field and must have demonstrated exceptional research and leadership skills. Additionally, candidates must have a proven track record of effective teaching, international scholarly achievements, and successful collaboration with industry. Furthermore, the ideal candidate should possess the capacity to formulate a research program that aligns with the University’s research agenda and is in line with national and EU funding strategies.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to the Head of School, Prof Anita R. Maguire, Email: . For further information on the School of Chemistry please visit

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Professor Salary Scale: €132,302 - €167,261 (Scale B)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy***.***

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 22nd June 2023

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Prof Anita R. Maguire

Contact Email :

Job ID : 066333

Contact Number :

Close Date : 22-Jun-2023 12:00

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