Assistant Professor in Climate Innovation

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€36,369 to €88,616 per annum
10 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Assistant Professor in Climate Innovation, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin. 

Post Summary

The purpose of this role is to contribute to a new interdisciplinary Human Capital Initiative (HCI) project entitled “Ireland’s Knowledge Centre for Carbon, Climate, and Community Action (IKC3)” The successful applicant will be based in the School of Natural Sciences and will have an established reputation in teaching and research in the field of innovation applied to climate adaptation or mitigation. With a focus on the societal exchange and transfer of knowledge, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to co-designing, piloting and demonstrating novel strategies and learning pathways within the scope of the project to meet the needs of the identified stakeholders in the target learner cohort.

The role is offered as a fixed-term contract within the IKC3 project, starting as soon as possible

The School of Natural Sciences requires a candidate to research opportunities to enable innovative and systemic adaptation of Ireland’s enterprise and society to a decarbonised economy and sustainable living. The candidate, whilst being based in the Discipline of Geology, will be expected to foster interdisciplinary and collaborative research and teaching. The candidate will support and lead cutting edge research to aid the development of advanced practice and new curricula. 

Post Status Fixed Term
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (109BN) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€36,369 to €88,616 per annum]
How to Apply: Applicants should provide the following information when applying:

  1. A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications.
  2. The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees.
  3. A summary of relevant experience in an area related to Climate Innovation, highlighting opportunities within this emerging area in Ireland (maximum 2 pages).
  4. A teaching statement, summarising teaching experience and approach (maximum 2 pages)

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not submit this additional information may not be considered for shortlisting
Closing Date: 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) 30th November 2022 Application will only be accepted by applying online through the Trinity Jobs Portal
Interviews for this position will take place on the 10th January 2022
Informal Enquiries Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally and in confidence should email Dr Quentin Crowley,

At Trinity, we are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. Trinity welcomes applications from all individuals, including those applicants with disabilities, those who may have had non-traditional career paths, those who have taken time out for reasons including family or caring responsibilities. We also welcome international applicants including those whom have been displaced due to war. We are ranked 3rd in the world for gender equality (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020) and we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our work to advance gender equality. The University is actively pursuing a Silver level award, which it has committed to achieving by 2025. Trinity is committed to supporting the work-life balance and to creating a family-friendly working environment.