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Director of Training and Pooling (ScotCHEM) - AD1669HM
School of Chemistry
Vacancy Description
School of Chemistry, Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum, Start Date: 6 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed Term for 1 year, in the first instance
ScotCHEM is a federation of Scotland’s university chemistry departments. We pool and enhance resources for chemistry research and research training in Scotland. We bring together seven universities and other major players in the chemical sciences. ScotCHEM generates enhanced critical mass, spurs collaboration, and enables wider access to major facilities.

We seek a new Director of Training and Pooling (DTP) to direct and manage the day-to-day activities of ScotCHEM. They will work with the Chief Executive to set strategic direction and execute projects.  The appointee will become the main hub for the ScotCHEM research pool and will be a member of the ScotCHEM Board. The DTP leads shared postgraduate training activities across our seven members.

The DTP leads and coordinates activities to:
  •     Secure Scotland’s’ position as a go-to place for world-leading chemistry.
  •     Provide an excellent environment for graduate training.
  •     Enhance collaboration with industry.
  •     Increase the critical mass of the Scottish chemical sector.

Candidates should have a first degree in science or engineering and experience of chemical research in academia or industry.  

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Scott Lilley, email: sjl18@st-andrews.ac.uk, Tel: 01334 463895.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/.

Closing Date:
10 December 2019              

Interview Date: 17 January 2020

Please quote ref: AD1669HM           

Further Particulars: AD1669HM FPs.doc

School of Chemistry
Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum
Start Date: 6 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter
Fixed Term for 1 year, in the first instance