Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Agricultural Food Economics

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24 Nov 2021
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08 Dec 2021
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor post in Agricultural and Food Economics within UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer/Assistant Professor level in Agricultural and Food Economics in the Agribusiness and Rural Development Section in UCD's School of Agriculture and Food Science. Applicants must have a PhD degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or Economics.

The appointee will have specific expertise in Agricultural and Food Economics and/or Agricultural and Food Policy that is relevant to agriculture and food production in Ireland. They will be committed to further developing this expertise through academic research and engagement with industry partners, and to sharing this expertise through teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

They will also be committed to developing their discipline in the School, University and wider community. The successful applicant will coordinate and deliver a number of academic modules either in full or in partnership with other staff members.

The Section delivers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in Food and Agribusiness Management, Food Business, Rural Development, Agricultural Extension and Humanitarian Action. The successful applicant will also conduct leading research appropriate to the objectives of the Section, School and University.

95 Lecturer/Asst 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 the 8th of December 2021.

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:

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