UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

Professor/Full Professor of Information and Communication Studies

Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Posted
13 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

UCD College of Social Science and Law

Professor/Full Professor of Information and Communication Studies

UCD School of Information and Communication Studies (Permanent Post)

University College Dublin is seeking to fill a Professor/Full Professor role in Information and Communication Studies to offer leadership to the School in its goal to grow its research, teaching, and international engagement. This is a permanent full-time role in the UCD School of Information and Communication Studies. 

The School of Information and Communication Studies (ICS) is a member of the iSchool consortium and the only iSchool in Ireland. It is the only academic institution in Ireland to provide undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes leading to research and professionally accredited qualifications in Information and Library Studies.

The School investigates how information is created, organised, searched, and shared within and across communities, organisations and societies. Information plays a key role in business, government, society and life. Knowing how to create, manage, share, find and use digital information is more relevant than ever before. The School is the only academic institution in Ireland to provide undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Information and Library Studies, Information Systems and Digital Curation. 

Applicants with appropriate expertise in any area of the broad field of Information and Communication Studies will be considered.  Current areas of research in the School include human-computer interaction, digital curation, cultural heritage informatics, data/information ethics, information architecture, foundations of information studies, information behaviour, data practices, digital and data journalism, digital media studies, and information literacy.   The successful candidate will be expected to assume the responsibilities of head of school on appointment for a period of 3-5 years.

Note:  It is envisaged interviews for this post will take place weeks beginning 21 or 28 May 2018.

Salary Scales:

95 Professor (2010) Salary Scale: €83,800 to €111,159 per annum.  (Or)

95 Full Professor C (2010) Salary Scale: €114,740 to €140,961 per annum.  

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

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (local Irish Time) on Friday 20th April 2018

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ 

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.

Note:  Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please visit: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4cms/Academic%20Contract.pdf