Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Applied Invertebrate Ecology

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£52595.52 - £83287.54 per annum
24 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Applied Invertebrate Ecology within UCD School of Biology & Environmental Biology.

The School of Biology & Environmental Science at University College Dublin is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Above the Bar) in Applied Invertebrate Ecology.

The School offers a diverse portfolio of programmes at both undergraduate and taught graduate levels, including BSc degrees in Environmental Biology and Zoology and taught MSc degrees in Applied Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability (Online) Global Change Biology, with this post being strongly aligned to teaching and project supervision in these programmes. The School also has a strong international research profile across 3 main themes: "Environmental Change & Sustainability: Informing Policy & Practice", "Genetics and Evolution: From Genome to Biome" and "Cellular and Molecular Biology: From Genes to Biotechnology"

We are looking for a candidate who has a demonstrated passion for teaching and student engagement and training in invertebrate ecology with a focus on terrestrial systems and applied environmental science in the context of global environmental change and ecological protection/restoration.

The candidate will be expected to lead an original and innovative scientific research programme in an area relevant to the School. The candidate should complement and engage with current academic staff and research programmes within the School and wider UCD community. Candidates should have a PhD in an appropriate discipline and alongside their teaching and administration duties, will have the opportunity to develop their own research agenda.

IMP. NOTE: When submitting an application, applicants should include a current curriculum vitae, as well as a portfolio of teaching/supervision duties performed to date and a 4-year relevant research plan detailing possible funding opportunities (both Irish and international).

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor Above the Bar salary scale: 58,206 - 92,172 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 4th January 2023

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:

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