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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Bridge and/or Structural Engineering, UCD School of Civil Engineering (Temporary, Fixed-term 5 years)

University College Dublin - School of Civil Engineering

Location: Dublin - Ireland, Xi'an - China
Salary: €53,773 to €84,544
£45,357.53 to £71,312.86 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2020
Closes: 10th February 2020
Job Ref: 012164

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Bridge and/or Structural Engineering within UCD School of Civil Engineering.

This is a 5-year position. 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 own research agenda in these areas. 

The School has recently launched a new undergraduate dual degree programme in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure, with Chang’an University, in Xi’an, China. The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of this programme and will spend a trimester teaching in Chang’an University each year. The School will provide the successful candidate with funding to support a PhD student stipend for a four-year period, on commencement of the post.

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 improving its teaching, research and engagement with society. The successful candidate will have the ability to engage actively in the School’s research and to make a significant contribution to teaching and university life. The School is recruiting suitably qualified candidates, with an expertise in Bridge and/or Structural Engineering.

As part of their application, applicants are requested to submit:

  • A 2-page research statement, outlining their 3-year research plan;
  • A 2-page teaching statement, outlining their planned approach to teaching and module development.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor Above the Bar Salary Scale: €53,773 - €84,544 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 10th February 2020

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.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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

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

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