Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Applied Ecology & Environmental Biology

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£51,250.71 - £81,157.74 per annum
29 May 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Reference No: 016032

The School of Biology & Environmental Science at University College Dublin is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Above the Bar) in Applied Ecology & Environmental Biology. The School offers a diverse portfolio of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including BSc degrees in Environmental Biology 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.

We are looking for a candidate who has a demonstrated passion for teaching and student engagement and training in field-based investigations, with research expertise in the broad area of applied environmental biology. We are especially interested in research on causes, processes, and consequences of ecosystem degradation with a strong focus on global environmental change and ecological protection/restoration in the context of multiple anthropogenic stressors. 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.


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: 59,370 - 94,015

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 19th June 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.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

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