Lecturer/Assistant Professor - School of Biosystems and Food Engineering

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
26 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Permanent  Lecturer/Assistant Professor Above the Bar or Lecturer/Assistant Professor Below the Bar

The  UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent teaching programmes. The School has an acknowledged international track record of research achievement across major fields within the discipline.

The School now wishes recruit  two  permanent faculty at Lecturer/Assistant Professor grade who will play a key role in the development and delivery of the School's taught and research programmes. The successful candidate will hold a primary degree and a PhD in engineering or cognate discipline.

The School’s research activities include: Food Process Engineering and Food Safety, Agricultural Engineering and Precision Agriculture, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Systems Modelling. Applicants with backgrounds in these or related areas are invited to apply.

As part of their application, applicants are requested to submit:

  • A 2 page research statement, outlining a 3 year research plan.
  • A 2 page teaching statement, outlining a planned approach to teaching and module development.

Interview date: 29 January 2019 (for both posts)

Lecturer/Assistant Professor Below the Bar Salary Scale: €33,479 - €58,760 per annum or

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €52,848 - €83,090 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 7 January 2019

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 do not accept late applications.                    

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

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%20Contract.pdf