UCD Lecturer in Applied Entomology

May 13, 2020
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May 28, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

012402 Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Applied Entomology, UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science, Temporary - specified purpose contract to cover maternity leave, estimated duration 9 months

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Applied Entomology. This is a temporary post in the UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science within the Environment & Sustainable Resource Management Section. The appointee will join a team of 17 full-time academics within the Section who are involved with teaching and research in agri-environmental sciences, crop protection, soil science, nutrient management, wildlife conservation, forestry and horticulture.

The appointee will be responsible for teaching in applied entomology, insect ecology and biology, and crop protection in agriculture and horticulture. Core responsibilities will include the coordination and delivery of existing undergraduate modules, including lectures, practicals and student assessment. The appointee will also be required to contribute some lectures to postgraduate modules in biodiversity, ecosystem services and conservation, and to assist in research activities in this area. The appointee will contribute to the general operation and academic administration within the Section.

The appointee will have specific expertise in insect biology and ecology, economic entomology, pest ecology, and integrated pest management (IPM). Applicants must also be familiar with insect diversity and conservation, environmental impacts of pesticides, the management of pesticide resistance and practical aspects of IPM systems, especially in the context of European Union legislation.

The successful candidate will be offered a temporary specified purpose contract to cover maternity leave, estimated duration 9 months

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above the Bar Salary Scale: €53,773 - €84,544 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 28th May 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.

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: Contract.pdf

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