Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Geology, UCD

18 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

UCD School of Earth Sciences seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Geology. Candidates must possess a PhD in Geology or Earth Sciences, a strong track record of published scientific research for their career stage, and, ideally, previous teaching experience.

The appointed person will be an enthusiastic university teacher who can contribute to the Geology BSc degree. Classroom teaching includes introductory earth and environmental science courses taught to large groups (150) and contributions in the area of their expertise to modules for advanced student cohorts (10-30 students). Candidates must also be able and willing to lead Geology field classes and, ideally, capable of supervising final year students undertaking laboratory and independent field mapping projects.

Candidates who satisfy these core requirements but who additionally have research interests that complement existing expertise in the School are especially encouraged to apply.

Imp. Note: It is envisaged an appointee will commence in post on 1 January 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

When submitting an applicant. In addition to outlining contact details for 2 referees, and a detailed CV, applicants are required to submit a 'letter of motivation'. Your letter should detail previous teaching experience (if any) and teaching ethos, including personal pedagogical skills. A review of research interests should include detail on current and proposed research activities and how these would complement and expand on existing expertise in UCD School of Earth Sciences.

95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor (below the bar) Salary Scale: €34,746 - €60,984 per annum
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guideline

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 9 December 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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