Lecturer/Assistant Professor x2 (UCD School of Civil Engineering)

University College Dublin

Dublin, Ireland 🇮🇪

Lecturer/Assistant Professor x2, UCD School of Civil Engineering, Permanent

Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor x2 (above the bar) within UCD School of Civil Engineering.

The School of Civil Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent teaching programmes. The School is home to two research centres: the Centre for Critical Infrastructure Research and the Centre for Water Resources Research.  The successful appointees will have ample opportunity to develop their research agenda within these areas.  The successful appointees will be encouraged to choose a mentor from the School Faculty, to support their academic development.

The School’s core values are of excellence in both research and education, and a willingness to engage in university and professional life. The School is committed to improving its teaching, research and engagement with society. The successful appointees will have the ability to engage actively in the School’s research and to make a significant contribution to teaching and university life. The School is recruiting suitably qualified candidates, with an expertise relating to its teaching and research activities. The School has a focus on strengthening its expertise relating to climate change, data analytics, digitisation, and renewable energy, and applicants should have the ability to contribute in some or all of these areas.

The successful appointees will play a key role in the delivery of programmes delivered by the School both in Dublin and overseas.  The School is currently delivering an overseas programme in the Chang’an Dublin International College in China.  Overseas teaching assignments will be of maximum duration of one trimester in an academic year.  The School will provide the successful appointees with funding to support a PhD student (stipend and fees) for a four-year period, on commencement of the post.

Application Procedure

Applicants are required to submit:

–          a cover letter, in which they describe how their academic and research profile aligns with that of the School of Civil Engineering, with a particular focus on how they can contribute to the strengthening of expertise relating to climate change, data analytics, digitisation, and renewable energy

–          A complete CV including all research publications and research grants to date, together with any publications submitted for publication but not yet published, and the names and contact details of three potential referees

–          a 2-page research statement, outlining their 3-year research plan;

–          a 2-page teaching statement, outlining their planned approach to teaching, assessment/student evaluation and module development.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar Salary scale: â‚¬58,206 – €92,172 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 6th of March 2023.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV’s submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below:


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