Lecturer/Assistant Professor (or) Associate Professor, Information and Communication Studies

Dublin, (IE)
24 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

UCD College of Social Science and Law

UCD School of Information and Communication Studies

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (or) Associate Professor, Information and Communication Studies

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Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor (or) Associate Professor*, Information and Communication Studies, UD School of Information and Communication Studies.

The School seeks scholars who can contribute to and expand our strengths in research and teaching in information and communication studies with an emphasis on digitally mediated communication, defined broadly.   We welcome applications from researchers with expertise in areas including but not limited to: communication and new/emerging media, computer-supported cooperative work, social media and computing, data/information practices and ethics, information and communication policy, and human-computer interaction.  We are particularly looking for a colleague who can spearhead the development of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in Communication Studies.  Interested candidates are strongly advised to look at the School’s existing teaching and research to assess their fit and how they would use the School’s and College’s resources to develop such programmes of study.

* Note:  For appointment at Associate Professor Level, the appointee must satisfy UCD’s Benchmarks for promotion / appointment to this grade.

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €50,807 - €76,936 per annum (or)

Associate Professor Salary Scale: €65,000 - €88,504 per annum

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

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (local Irish Time) on Wednesday 30th November 2016

Note:  Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below:

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.