Ad Astra Fellows, Information and Communications Studies
Applications are sought for Ad Astra Fellows within the UCD School of Information and Communications Studies. In support of the 2024 University College Dublin Strategic Plan 'Rising to the Future', UCD continues its ambitious plan to increase our faculty numbers by 500 over five years. With an initial 5-year contract, research support for these 5 years and the opportunity for an on-going contract subject to performance, there has never been a better time to join the faculty at Ireland's Global University and to live in one of Europe's most vibrant, friendly and connected capital cities.
The School of Information and Communication Studies ranks in the top 50 globally in the QS Rankings and is part of the iSchool consortium. The School has a strong transdisciplinary research base with expertise in applications, behaviours, design, management, methods and theory across Information and Communication studies. Our research covers a wide range of topics from human-computer interaction to data studies, digital media to information governance and ethics, generating significant international and interdisciplinary collaboration and funding. We invite applications from scholars who can contribute to and expand our strengths in research and teaching in information and communication studies, with emphasis on the intersection of technologies, people, and information. Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Ad Astra Fellow website: http://www.ucd.ie/adastrafellows/ 95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar)
Salary Scale: €55,397 - €87,724 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 14th February 2022
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 (Irish Local Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. Please note: the eRecruitment system only requests the names of two referees. The full list of 3 referees should be included in the text of your application. 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:http://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4cms/Academic Contract.pdf