Full Professor of Sustainability Geoscience

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£114,208.71 - £144,611.24 per annum
05 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Full Professor of Sustainability Geoscience within UCD School of Earth Sciences

Reference no - 016388

Applications are invited for a Full Professor of Sustainability Geoscience within the School of Earth Sciences, University College Dublin (UCD). This is a permanent post arising from the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI) as set out in the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Call document.

Creating a sustainable global society is a core objective of UCD's `2020-2024 Rising to the Future' strategy ( Under the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative, we seek to strengthen further our research and teaching in sustainability by making a strategic appointment at Full Professor level. Geoscience is key to achieving many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and we encourage applications from those who can make a major contribution to this effort.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional mid-career Earth scientist with a demonstrable track record in driving forward the sustainability agenda from a geoscience perspective, and able to offer vision and outstanding leadership at school, university, and national level. We seek applications from those across the full breadth of sustainability geoscience, including, but not limited to, hydrogeology, marine and coastal geoscience, palaeoclimatology, supply of critical raw materials, geohazards and sustainable geoenergy. We highly value cross-disciplinary research and anticipate the successful candidate will forge new links with other UCD groups, both within the College of Science and more widely (e.g., with Engineering, Social Sciences).

More information about the objectives of the SALI Initiative can be found under the section covering "Further Information for Candidates" (below), and also at:

IMPORTANT NOTE: All applicants considering the above opportunity are asked to pay close attention and to adhere to the specific requirements outlined in 'Further Information for Candidates (Application Procedures - Specific to SALI Posts in UCD)' section of the Job Description.

95 Full Professor C. Salary Scale: €132,302 - €167,521 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 26th 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: