Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Information and Communication Studies

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€37,909 - €94,015 per annum
28 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
02 May 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Temporary
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary 5 year post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Information and communication Studies (MLIS) within UCD School of Information and Communication Studies.

The School of Information and Communication Studies ICS is a diverse, interdisciplinary and fully research active school. As a member of the iSchool consortium the school is committed to high quality interdisciplinary research and teaching on information related areas. The School of Information and Communication Studies ranks among the top 50 LIS schools worldwide in the QS rankings. ICS is now looking for an Assistant Professor to support our accredited Masters in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and the other undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the school. The appointee will be expected to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervise masters students. We are seeking a scholar with proven experience teaching modules in the field of Library and Information Studies. The appointee will diversify and enhance the academic activities carried out by other colleagues in the school and will work collaboratively with them in the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in the following subject areas: Research and Practice in LIS, Organisation of Information, Cataloguing and Metadata, Information, Digital and Media Literacy, expected to develop relevant modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in accordance with their expertise.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor (below the bar) Salary Scale: 37,909 - 66,011 per annum


95 Lecturer/Asst Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: 59,370 - 94,015 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 2nd of May 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: