Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£52595.52 - £83287.54 per annum
27 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary 5 year post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science (with expertise in Digital Forensics / Cybersecurity) within UCD School of Computer Science.

The UCD School of Computer Science ( is Ireland's leading computer science school in terms of teaching and research. We offer taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels which attract the top students from Ireland and abroad. Our staff are research active and hold key leadership positions in internationally significant research centres such as the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (, CeADAR - the Centre for Applied AI (, ML Labs Centre for Research Training (, and the UCD Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation (

The School is committed to excellence in teaching and research and to supporting the Information & Communications Technology sector in Ireland. In order to address the demand for graduates and postgraduates in computer science, the School is now recruiting an Assistant Professor to support the School's taught programmes.

The new Assistant Professor will be expected to teach on the BSc and MSc programmes provided by the School and to contribute to the research activity of the School. In particular, the positions will support the MSc Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation and/or the MSc in Cybersecurity. Candidates with expertise in one of the following research areas are encouraged to apply: Digital Forensics Cybersecurity

IMP NOTE: Please state clearly in the covering letter of your application any preferences you may have with regards to the available levels of appointment. If not otherwise specified, it will be assumed you wish your application to be considered for either level.

95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor Below the Bar salary scale: 37,166 - 64,717 per annum OR

95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor Above the Bar salary scale: 58,206 - 92,172 per annum

Appointments will be made on a point on the relevant scale, in accordance with the Department of Finance guideline.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 3rd of March 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: