Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Sociology

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Oct 17, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 16, 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

011907 - Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Sociology, UCD School of Sociology (Permanent - Commencing on 1st September 2020)

Applications are invited for a Permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Sociology within UCD School of Sociology.

The School of Sociology holds a premier place in the field of sociology in Ireland. It has a longstanding commitment to societally relevant research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and the provision of innovative and dynamic programmes at graduate and undergraduate levels. These programmes are underpinned by an extensive and diverse range of staff specialisms that address the defining issues of the day. Teaching and research in the school generally coheres around the following themes: Comparative Social Change; Health, Wellbeing and Society; Crime, Violence and Conflict; Cultural Sociology; Race, Migration and Decolonial Studies; Demography; Social Network Analysis and Computational Sociology.

We are seeking applications from individuals who will contribute to our goals of further developing the School of Sociology as a leading centre for sociological research and enhancing our international profile in this respect; advancing the innovation and expansion of our programmes; and playing a central role in enhancing UCD's position as an internationally recognised centre for academic excellence.

Applications are invited for one permanent post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on level of experience. We are seeking candidates who can make a significant contribution in a substantive area of sociology, particularly candidates who specialise in social media or digital sociology from quantitative and statistical perspectives, and who can teach modules in computational sociology.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar Salary Scale: €53,773 - €84,544 per annum.


95 Associate Professor Salary Scale: €69,865 - €97,595 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 10th January 2020

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.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.

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

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