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BDIC Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Computer Science, School of Computer Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£33,372.09 - £82,374.91 per annum
Closing date
22 Jan 2024

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a BDIC Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science within UCD School of Computer Science - Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC), 5-year

Reference no - 016762

The UCD School of Computer Science ( is Ireland's leading computer science school in terms of teaching and research. We offer taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels which attract the top students from Ireland and abroad. Our staff are research active and hold key leadership positions in internationally significant research centres such as the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (, CeADAR - the Centre for Applied AI (, ML Labs Centre for Research Training (, and the UCD Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation ( School staff are actively involved in a number of EU projects in areas such as Digital Health, Cybersecurity, ML & AI and HCI.

Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC) ( is a joint international partnership between UCD and Beijing University of Technology (BJUT). Located on the BJUT campus in Beijing, BDIC offers students a unique opportunity to experience a world-class international education with programmes in Science, Engineering & Business. All core modules are taught through English with the majority being delivered by UCD lecturers. Students graduate with dual degrees from both UCD and BJUT. The UCD School of Computer Science currently delivers modules across three BDIC degree programmes - Software Engineering, Electronic & Information Engineering and The Internet of Things.

The UCD School of Computer Science is now seeking to recruit a Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Below the Bar/Above the Bar) to its BDIC team. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on the BDIC programmes and also contribute to the research activity in the School. Typically, the position entails teaching on the BJUT campus in Beijing for one trimester and conducting research on UCD's Belfield campus for the remaining trimesters.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (below the bar) Salary Scale: €38,659 - €67,001 per annum


95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €60,261 - €95,425 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 22nd January 2024

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:


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:

  • Academic
  • Administrative
  • Buildings and Services
  • IT Services
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Research
  • Technical 

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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