Lecturer/Ass Professor in Educational Development

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€55,951 - €88,601 per annum
22 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Educational Development within UCD Teaching and Learning

UCD Teaching and Learning (UCD T&L) is a central support unit within the Office of the Registrar and Deputy President. Our mission is to foster a culture of continuous enhancement of teaching and learning - supporting staff to deliver inclusive, innovative and research-informed teaching that leads to engaging and meaningful learning experiences for all UCD students.

We work collaboratively and cross-functionally to address practical issues of enhancement of teaching and the student learning environment. In all our activities we aim to ensure that approaches to teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum design are based on current research and international good practice.

The Unit's current programme of work is orientated towards the development and implementation of key actions within the UCD Strategy for Education and Student Success 2020-2024. Applications are now invited for the permanent position of Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) in Educational Development.

The post holder will contribute expertise to the design and delivery of the unit's professional development activities aimed at those with a teaching role within the university, including its accredited programmes. He/she will have a vision and capacity to carry out independent research in the area of pedagogy/ teaching and learning in higher education. He/she will also work on a range of strategic projects at programme/school/university level to support UCD to deliver an enhanced and distinctive educational experience. Initial areas of focus will include curriculum design, assessment and feedback, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

The person appointed must have a strong background in educational development in higher education; a proven expertise in designing and delivering CPD for academics in a higher education context; and a deep understanding of curriculum design, assessment and feedback, and the use of digital technologies to support student learning. They must also exhibit evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and continued scholarly activity.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar 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 19th August 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: Contract.pdf.

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