Teaching Fellow in Environmental Policy, UCD

26 Jan 2022
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10 Feb 2022
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Full Time

The Environmental Policy subject group comprises a research-intensive faculty group that are internationally recognised for expertise in the direct application of environmental policy into the policy development process. The Group has provided direct policy advice to, inter alia, the Japanese Government, Irish Government, European Commission, European Environment Agency, OECD and World Bank and our graduates are distinguished policy advisers in the public and private sectors across the globe. `Sustainability' is a stated strategic area for the University and the Environmental Policy group are leaders in the application of environmental policy research to the formulation of policy responses to environmental change. Applications are invited for the post of Teaching Fellow in Environmental Policy.

Applicants must have a PhD (or PhD near completion), have a relevant research background, ability to engage in high-quality teaching in environmental policy in a university setting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Applicants must be self-starters, have high-quality administrative and organisational experience, evidencing potential to develop projects or programmes, a thorough understanding and knowledge of the role of research and publication as a basis for research-informed teaching, excellent interpersonal skills, and a capacity and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary context within the School and the wider University.

The successful candidate will join a strong team and contribute to the development and promotion of the PhD programme in environmental policy, foster international networks, and engage with colleagues in wider scholarly activities and research projects. The post is developmental and the appointee will be mentored to develop key aspects of their experience and skills in support of an academic career.

Fixed Salary: €40,000 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 10th February 2022

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.

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