Professor in the area of Medicinal Chemistry

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IQS School of Engineering, integrated in Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, offers Bachelor Degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Biotechnology, Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, as well as Masters and PhD programs in science and engineering.

The Department of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry is responsible for teaching Organic Chemistry in the Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and responsible for teaching Organic and Pharmaceutical-Medicinal Chemistry in the Master in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Bachelor Degree in Biotechnology, and the Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy.


IQS is currently looking for candidates starting on 2024-2025 academic year to fill the position of:

Associate Professor in the area of Medicinal Chemistry (Profesor/a Contratado/a Doctor/a) to join the Department of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry for teaching and developing research activities as well as other academic duties. Main job functions include:

  • Teaching in the Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry area of knowledge in the Master of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and in the Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy.

  • Leading experimental laboratory teaching in the area of knowledge of Pharmaceutical and/or Organic Chemistry.

  • Developing research in the priority topics included in IQS and Ramon Llull University scientific policy, integrating and coordinating with research activities of the Department of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

  • Actively engaging in securing competitive research funding, establishing and participating in projects of technology transfer, and establishing internal collaborative research programs with other professors and researchers at IQS.

  • Establishing and fostering international research collaborations.


  • PhD in the field of Organic Chemistry or Pharmacy.

  • Postdoctoral or industrial experience –preferably international– in the field of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Bio-organic Chemistry.

  • A track record of research publications in international journals and/or patents.

Additionally, the following will be considered a strong plus:

  • Participation and/or leadership in competitive research projects.

  • Experience in teaching at bachelor or master's level.

  • Good level of English to be able to teach in this language.

  • Accreditation of teaching and/or research activity by national evaluation agencies or having enough merits to obtain it.

Other information

Development of an academic career with promotion following the Ramon Llull University career track levels.