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Teaching Fellow, School of Politics and International Relations

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£35,492.21 per annum
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Applications are invited for a Temporary specified purpose (approx. 12 months) post of a Teaching Fellow within UCD School of Politics and International Relations.

Applications are invited for a temporary appointment as Teaching Fellow in the School of Politics and International Relations. The person appointed will be expected to contribute to teaching and research, in particular providing optional modules in the final years of the undergraduate degree from either an empirical or a normative perspective, as well as a generic research design (thesis preparation) module in the Masters programme. The appointee will be supported to develop key aspects of their experience and skills in support of future career opportunities.

UCD is a dynamic research-intensive university that is at the forefront of research and teaching activities across a wide range of disciplines. The School of Politics and International Relations is a globally top-ranked, research-active school with teaching and research interests across the fields of politics, international relations, political theory, international political economy, international development and other. It is committed to the highest standards in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research supervision.

Due to high demand at graduate and undergraduate levels, we need additional teaching capacity providing additional options for students. Candidates working in areas that attract higher student numbers will be preferred, but we are open to any of the subfields in the disciplines of our school.

Fixed Salary: €41,115 Per Annum

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on the 1st of July 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.

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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