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Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£51,250.71 - £81,157.74 per annum
Closing date
6 Sep 2023

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Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology within UCD School of Education.

The School of Education at University College Dublin seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology commencing September 2023.

The appointee will be required to engage in teaching, research, professional placement supervision and coordination, research supervision and programme administration on the Professional Doctorate in Educational Psychology and other postgraduate programme's within the School of Education in the broader area of inclusive education. The School is committed to research-led education, so the candidate will be expected to teach doctoral level research methods, conduct research that supports high quality teaching in their field, and to lead innovations in both research and teaching. S/he will supervise student research at Master's and Doctoral level and assist Progamme Directors in administration and organisation of the Educational Psychology/Inclusive Education programmes.

The appointee will also be expected to work collaboratively with other colleagues in the design and delivery of existing and new modules, in the ongoing development and evaluation of existing programmes and in the design of new programmes. The appointee will also be expected to undertake professional placement and engage in accreditation processes as appropriate. Overall, the appointee will be expected to participate actively in the academic life of the School and make a commensurate contribution to School administration.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar (7943) 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 6th September 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:

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.
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