Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

01 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

012687 Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, 5 years

Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) role in the School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering. This is a 5-year position. The School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent teaching programmes. The School is home to Ireland's national research centre,, which focuses on advanced manufacturing and its faculty conduct research in all aspects of mechanical engineering. The successful appointee will be encouraged to develop their own research agenda in a relevant area.

The School has recently launched a new undergraduate dual degree programme in Automotive Engineering in a joint College known as Chang'an-Dublin International College (CDIC) with Chang'an University, in Xi'an, China. The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of this programme and will spend one trimester teaching in Chang'an University each year. The School will provide the successful candidate with funding to support a PhD student stipend for a four-year period, on commencement of the post.

The School's core values are of excellence in both research and education, and a willingness to engage in university and professional life. The School is committed to improving its teaching, research and engagement with society. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage actively in the School's research and to make a significant contribution to teaching and university life. The School is recruiting suitably qualified candidates, with an expertise in Automotive and/or Mechanical Engineering.

Salary: €54,848- €86,235 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 30 October 2020

Application process - additional document:** Please also include a research & teaching statement.

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:

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here . We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.