Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Environmental Policy

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£51,250.71 - £81,157.74 per annum
13 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Environmental Policy within UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy.

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) in Environmental Policy. This is a 5-year position.

The School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent teaching programmes. The Environmental Policy subject group are internationally recognised for expertise and experience in the direct application of environmental economics research into the policy development process, for example, the lead role played in providing research and policy support to the EU policy system for the design and implementation of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, the world's largest environmental policy instrument. The Group has provided direct policy advice to, inter alia, the Japanese Government, Irish Government, European Commission, European Environment Agency, OECD and World Bank and our graduates work worldwide. The successful appointee will have ample opportunity to develop their research agenda in these areas and to work on an interdisciplinary basis in the School, the UCD Earth Institute and the UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy.

The School is delivering a new undergraduate dual degree programme in Transport, City Planning and Environmental Policy, within the newly developed Chang'an Dublin International College (CDIC), in Xi'an, China. The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of this programme and will spend one trimester teaching in CDIC in each academic year. The School will provide the successful candidates with funding to support a PhD student stipend for a four-year period, on commencement of the post.

The School's core values are of excellence in both research and education, and a willingness to engage in university and professional life. The School is committed to improving its teaching, research and engagement with society. The successful candidate will have the ability to engage actively in the School's research and to make a significant contribution to teaching and university life. The School is recruiting a suitably qualified candidate who will be adaptable in terms of teaching capacity and who also has research and/or teaching expertise in a number of the following areas:

  • Transportation and environmental modelling
  • Transport and environmental economics and policy
  • Environmental change and transport
  • Sustainable development and transport
  • Advanced transport modelling and policy

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

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 13th of October 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: