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Job advertisement Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Above the Bar) - UCD Ad Astra Fellow

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Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Above the Bar) - UCD Ad Astra Fellow

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Above the Bar) - UCD Ad Astra Fellow

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University College Dublin


Dublin, Ireland



Entry level

55397 - 87724 € / Year

Required education

Application deadline
14 February 2022

25 January 2022

Job description

Applications are sought for Ad Astra Fellows within the UCD School of Civil Engineering.

In support of the 2024 University College Dublin Strategic Plan ‘Rising to the Future’, UCD continues its ambitious plan to increase our faculty numbers by 500 over five years. With an initial 5-year contract, research support for these 5 years and the opportunity for an on-going contract subject to performance, there has never been a better time to join the faculty at Ireland’s Global University and to live in one of Europe’s most vibrant, friendly and connected capital cities.

The School of Civil Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent teaching
programmes. The School is home to two research centres: the Centre for Critical Infrastructure Research and the
Centre for Water Resources Research. The successful appointee will have ample opportunity to develop their
research agenda in these areas. The successful appointee will have the opportunity to choose a mentor from the
School Faculty, to support their academic development.

The School’s core values are of excellence, in both research and education, and a willingness to engage in university
and professional life. The School is committed to continued enhancement of its teaching, research and engagement
with society. The successful candidate will have the ability to engage actively in the School’s research, and make a
significant contribution to teaching and university life.

How to apply

Applications will consist of a cover letter, in which the applicant will describe how their academic and research profile
aligns with one or more of the UCD strategic themes (1. Creating a Sustainable Global Society, 2. Transforming
through Digital Technology, 3. Building a Healthy World, 4. Empowering Humanity), a complete CV including all
research publications and research grants to date together with any publications submitted for publication but not
yet published, and the names and the contact details of three potential referees. Further details on the UCD strategic
themes can be found at the following link