Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics

Dublin, (IE)
17 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics
UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science
Permanent /Temporary 

UCD Ref: 008682

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics in the Agribusiness and Rural Development Section in UCD’s School of Agriculture and Food Science. Applicants must have a PhD degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Economics, Business or a related discipline. 

The appointee will have specific expertise in Agricultural and Food Economics and/or Agricultural and Food Policy that is relevant to agriculture and food production in Ireland. He/she will be committed to further developing this expertise through academic research and engagement with industry partners, and to sharing this expertise through teaching undergraduate and graduate students. He/she will also be committed to developing their discipline in the School, University and wider community. 

The successful applicant will coordinate and deliver a number of academic modules either in full or in partnership with other staff members. The Section delivers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in Food and Agribusiness Management, Food Business, Rural Development, Agricultural Extension and Humanitarian Action. The successful applicant will also conduct leading research appropriate to the objectives of the Section, School and University.

The successful candidate will be offered a temporary (3 year) or permanent position based on experience and trajectory as determined by the interview Board.

Salary Scale: €50,807- €76,936 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 7 November 2016.
For further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: 

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 on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD do not accept late applications.