Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Sociology,UCD

16 May 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2022
University College Dublin
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a fixed term 1 year post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Sociology within UCD School of Sociology. The person appointed will be expected to offer Undergraduate and Master's modules and assist with postgraduate research supervision. They may also be expected to contribute to core undergraduate Sociology teaching. Applications are welcomed from candidates who can lecture in areas such as Quantitative Data Analytics and Applications, Computational Social Science, Social Networks, Demography, or Social Simulation. The School of Sociology holds a premier place in the field of sociology in Ireland. It has a longstanding commitment to societally relevant research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and the provision of innovative and dynamic programmes at graduate and undergraduate levels. These programmes are underpinned by an extensive and diverse range of staff specialisms that address the defining issues of the day. Within the School there are currently three research groups - Organised Violence, Peace and Nationalism; Quantitative and Computational Social Science; Diversities and Inequalities - however, teaching and research in the school cover a wide range of other areas as well. Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology (a cognate discipline may be considered if the candidate demonstrates evidence of other qualifications in sociology or experience of sociology teaching and/or publishing); a strong, demonstrable commitment to research; a record of international publications; evidence of commitment to teaching at a University level and to developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning; a capacity for graduate student supervision; excellent interpersonal skills; and a capacity and enthusiasm for working both within the discipline as well as in interdisciplinary settings and the wider academic community. The School operates on a 40/40/20 workloads model with approximately 40% of work time devoted to research, 40% to teaching and 20% to administration. The successful applicant is expected to be a well-rounded academic who can balance their work between these three domains, and sustain a healthy, affirmative work-life balance. The appointee will carry out normal teaching, examining, administration and research duties and will contribute to other activities of the School as directed by the Head of School and/or his/her nominee.

See below for full details. Notes for Applicants: - All applicants are asked to submit a detailed letter of application when uploading their CV and related application material for the post. - Appointees will commence in this post on 1 September 2022

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor (ATB) Salary Scale: €55,951 - €88,601 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 17th June 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. Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: https://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4media/Academic Contract.pdf.

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