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Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Information and Communication Studies

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£52,019.85 - £82,374.91 per annum
Closing date
6 Nov 2023

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Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Information and Communication Studies 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. Faculty within the school lead key national multimillion euro research infrastructure (e.g. SFI ADAPT Centre, SFI INSIGHT Centre, ML Labs, D-REAL Centre for Research Training) with faculty also part of the HCI@UCD group, one of the largest HCI research groups in Ireland. As a member of the iSchool consortium, the School is committed to high quality interdisciplinary research and teaching of information related subjects. ICS is now looking for an Assistant Professor to support our programmes, focusing on, but not limited to, the increasingly popular, nationally unique, and internationally recognised MSc in Human-Computer Interaction programme and to contribute to the research and activities of the HCI@UCD group within the school. We invite applications from scholars who can contribute to and expand our strengths in research and teaching in Human-Computer Interaction and other programmes in the School. In particular, this position will support research and teaching related to the MSc in Human-Computer Interaction, MSc in Information Systems, MSc Communications and Media, and MSc Digital Policy.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar (7943) Salary Scale: €60,261- €95,425Per Annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 6th of November 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.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
Located within 4km's of Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus. Employees can avail of world class facilities and participate in a range of engagement activities.
There is a diverse range of staff at UCD, with employment opportunities frequently presenting themselves in the following areas:

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Imagine yourself in a workplace with a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and students. UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly.
Learn more about equality and diversity in UCD, including our new Dignity & Respect Support Service.
Visit the Work at UCD page to explore further benefits of working at UCD and to apply for a role.

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