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Energy Systems Teaching Fellow, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£33,666.46 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of an Energy Systems Teaching Fellow, within UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Reference no - 016648

Supporting the Energy Sector's Learning Needs

Working in partnership with the HCI-funded Advance Centre and MicroCreds programme, the UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering seeks to recruit a temporary teaching fellow. Across the energy sector, there is a demand for flexible, personalised programmes to meet the needs of a diverse and continuing professional development focussed sector. Recognising industry needs, the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering aims to develop a suite of MicroCredentials offerings in Energy and Energy Systems, allowing individuals to learn at their own pace. Such flexibility will be attractive to workplace learners and encourage engagement in life long learning to enhance career development and these offerings present opportunities to support learning and development plans whilst contributing to diversity and inclusion goals of employers.

The appointee will support the development of MicroCredentials/ Graduate Taught offerings within the School, across several subject / disciplinary areas relevant to Energy and Energy Systems. This will include supporting the development of content, supporting learning resources and assessment strategies, in conjunction with subject matter experts within the School and also with academics in the UCD Energy Institute. The successful candidate may also be required to contribute to the delivery and administration of new MicroCredential offerings during the pilot phase. Teaching Fellows are expected to participate actively in the academic life of the School and make a contribution to School administration. The post is developmental, and the appointee will be supported to develop their experience and skills towards future career opportunities.

Advance Centre

The Advance Centre brings together academic experts and industry leaders from across the high-tech sector with the common goal of delivering a portfolio of modules and courses addressing Irish industry's future skills needs in the digital arena. The centre's enterprise partners are drawn from a range of industries indicative of the impact of the latest technologies.

Fixed Salary: € 39,000 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 1st of December 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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