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Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology, School of Public Health

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£34,686.81 - £85,070.82 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Applications are invited for a three year full-time academic faculty post as Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Above the Bar) OR Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Below the Bar) level in the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science.

UCD is a market leader for the study of sport in Ireland, and has obtained a top 50- 100 ranking in the prestigious QS World University Rankings in the Sport-related Subjects Area for the last three consecutive years (2022-2024). The UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science is a research-intensive school with diverse teaching and research interests across the fields of public health, dietetics, food safety, physiotherapy, sport science and management, and occupational safety and health. The School is committed to the highest standards of undergraduate and post-graduate teaching and research supervision.

The post will be for three years, and the post holder will primarily contribute to teaching and research in the area of Sport and Exercise Psychology. The successful candidate will deliver teaching on the BSc Sport and Exercise Management, BSc Health and Performance Science, and the BSc Physiotherapy undergraduate degree programmes and the Sport related taught post-graduate degree programmes in the School.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Below The Bar (7944) Salary Scale: €40,182 - €69,194 Per Annum


95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar (7943) Salary Scale: € 62,233 - € 98,548 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 the 22nd 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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