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Lectureship in Geographical Information Science (Human Geography)

University College Cork - School of the Human Environment

Location: Cork - Ireland
Salary: €33,149 to €55,710
£29,482.75 to £49,548.53 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 27th September 2018
Closes: 23rd October 2018
Job Ref: 031732

Permanent Whole Time Post

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a lecturer in Geographical Information Science (Human Geography) to complement and strengthen the Department’s existing research and teaching interests. The departmental Geoinformatics research cluster is particularly active in the domains of satellite Earth Observation, GIS, ecological modelling and cartography, and has close ties with other research groups within UCC including MaREI, the Environmental Research Institute and the Department of Archaeology. Taught Masters courses in GIS and Remote Sensing, and Coastal and Marine Management are key programmes within the Department in which the Geoinformatics staff participate.

The successful candidate for this lectureship will contribute to GIS teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in both face-to-face and online formats. In addition, the appointee will be expected to contribute to ongoing development of the BA/BSc and MA/MSc programmes within the Geography Department. Expertise in developing online content would be welcome.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Kieran Hickey, Tel:, +353 (0)21 4902274 Email:

Further information on the Department is available at

Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar Salary Scale, €33,149 – €58,547 (Scale B); €34,972-€55,710 (Scale A). In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 23rd October 2018

No late applications will be accepted.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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