Lecturer /Asst Prof in Psychology

10 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary appointment as Lecture/Assistant Professor in Psychology, at the UCD School of Psychology, replacing a permanent member of the School whilst on leave. Applicants must have a PhD or Doctorate in psychology, and teaching and research experience relevant to the School's current research and teaching areas. Applicants with expertise in teaching cognitive psychology/neuroscience and research that aligns with the theme of Affective, Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience will be prioritised. Successful applicants will contribute to the school's graduate and undergraduate programmes, and to research activity within the School. Please note, this process will be used to create a panel which may be used to fill subsequent equivalent short term; specified purpose appointments arising in the next six months.

UCD is a dynamic research-intensive university that is at the forefront of research and teaching activities across a wide range of disciplines. The School of Psychology has good facilities for experimental and clinical research. Details of the UCD School of Psychology are available at: The School has extensive interdisciplinary research links to a number of university teaching hospitals and other service providers. We encourage applicants to familiarise themselves with the School's areas of activity and identify how their own areas of research and teaching will complement or align with our strategic research themes:

  • Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Resilience
  • Affective, Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Group Processes and Social Inclusion

Note: It is envisaged interviews will take place the week of the 20th July.

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: € 53,773 to €84,544 per annum
Appointment will be made on the appropriate scale, and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 1st July 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

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: