Joe is an Honorary Research Lecturer in the School of Chemistry, NUI Galway. His teaching responsibilities include:

  • CH311 – Third year organic chemistry, covering heterocylic and heteroaromatic compounds
  • CH202 – Second year organic chemistry, covering the chemistry of alcohols [PDF], aldehydes and ketones [PDF] (2021-present, online delivery [example of interactive recap lecture, and sample problem set 1 and 3)
  • CH101 – First year introduction to organic chemistry
  • Supervising 1 PhD and co-supervising 1 PhD student
  • Supervising and examining Final Year BSc Research projects (2019-present)
  • Oral examinations of Bio- and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Final Year dissertations (2020-present)
  • Chairing weekly organic chemistry problem solving group with 5 postgraduate students from the School of Chemistry

He has previously had the following teaching roles:

  • University of Bern
    • Delivered lectures and tutorials as part of final year (AC-IV) and 2nd year (AC-III) inorganic chemistry course (2018)
    • Supervised 1 MSc project (12 month), 1 Erasmus BSc research project (9 month) and 12 short BSc projects (2016-2019)
  • Trinity College Dublin
    • Senior Laboratory Demonstrator in charge of 1st year Health Sciences practical module. Managed 5 demonstrators, instructing organic, inorganic and physical chemistry experiments (2013-14)
    • Laboratory Demonstrator to 1st and 2nd year undergraduate students (2010-13)
    • Designed and supervised 2 Final Year BSc research projects