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Teaching Fellow, Biology & Environmental Science, School of Biology & Environmental Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£25,897.27 - £39,709.15 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

Job Details

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Teaching Fellow in Biology & Environmental Science within theUCD School of Biology & Environmental Science.

The School of Biology and Environmental Science seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow to support teaching in the broad area of Environmental Science and Sustainability in the School.

The School of Biology and Environmental Science offers a diverse portfolio of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including BSc degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Zoology, Environmental Biology and Genetics, and MSc degrees in Plant Biology, Applied Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability, Global Change and Biological & Biomolecular Science (by negotiated learning). We also make a significant contribution to the new BSc in Sustainability and deliver modules for the School of Agriculture and Food Science and the School of Health Sciences.

We are looking for a candidate who has a demonstrated passion for student engagement and teaching who will work with colleagues to deliver modules in our undergraduate and taught graduate degree programmes in the broad area of Environmental Biology & Sustainability and supervise undergraduate and taught graduate research projects

Salary range: €40,000 - €46,000 per annum

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

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 28th May 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (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:


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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