Skip to main content

This job has expired

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Data Technologies

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£50245.89 - £79566.79 per annum
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

Job Details

Applications are invited for a post (estimated duration until 31st March 2025) of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Data and Digital Technologies for Agriculture, Food and the Environment 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: 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 27th 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:


UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
Located within 4km's of Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus. Employees can avail of world class facilities and participate in a range of engagement activities.
There is a diverse range of staff at UCD, with employment opportunities frequently presenting themselves in the following areas:

  • Academic
  • Administrative
  • Buildings and Services
  • IT Services
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Research
  • Technical 

Imagine yourself in a workplace with a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and students. UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly.
Learn more about equality and diversity in UCD, including our new Dignity & Respect Support Service.
Visit the Work at UCD page to explore further benefits of working at UCD and to apply for a role.

Company info

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert