Lect/Assist Prof in Digital Agriculture
Applications are invited for a Specified purpose (estimated duration until 31st March 2025) post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Digital Agriculture within UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering
The UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a focus on delivering excellent teaching programmes. The School has an acknowledged international track record of research, teaching and leadership achievement across major fields within the discipline.
This position is to strengthen the school's expertise in technologies such as Precision Agriculture or Earth Observation. The position will support the Human Capital Initiative project, Ireland's Knowledge Centre for Digital Transformation, and will develop teaching of Digital Agriculture and contribute to research in this area. The successful candidate will hold a primary degree and a PhD in Engineering, Science or disciplines closely related to Digital Agriculture such as Precision Agriculture, Agricultural Systems Technology, Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Observation, Spatial Data Analysis. Some knowledge of production agriculture is desirable .
Applicants with backgrounds in these or related areas are invited to apply.
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 07th October 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
Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_ucdp/apply?id=014987