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Lecturer / Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£52,019.85 - £82,374.91 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor x 2 within UCD School of Civil Engineering

Reference no - 016969

Applications are invited for two Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) roles in the School of Civil Engineering. These are permanent academic posts.

The School of Civil Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent research and education. It has an international reputation as a centre for excellence for research and teaching, ranked in the global top 150 for `Civil and Structural Engineering' (QS Global Rankings), ranking number 1 in Ireland. The School has world-leading researchers in Critical Infrastructure and Water Resources, and is home to the Centre for Critical Infrastructure Research, and the Dooge Centre for Water Resources Research. The successful appointees 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 suitably qualified candidates, with an expertise relating to its teaching and research activities. The School has a focus on strengthening its expertise relating to climate change, data analytics, digitisation, and renewable energy, and applicants should have the ability to contribute in some or all of these areas.

The School delivers a range of undergraduate and taught graduate programmes, including a dual undergraduate programme in the Chang'an Dublin International College in China, and a dual master's degree programme with Columbia University in New York. School faculty have won National Teaching Excellence Awards, College Teaching Excellence Awards, and have been appointed as UCD Teaching and Academic Development Fellows. The successful appointees will play a key role in the delivery of programmes delivered by the School.

The School will provide the successful appointees with funding to support a PhD student (stipend and fees) for a four-year period, on commencement of the post. The successful appointees will be encouraged to choose a mentor from the School Faculty, to support their academic development.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar (7943) 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 the 12th of March 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.
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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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