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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Crop Science, UCD Agriculture & Food Science

University College Dublin - Agriculture, Food and Veterinary

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €49,562.10 to €64,430.10 or £42,606.70 to £55,388.17 (converted salary*)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 8th October 2021
Job Ref: 013636

Applications are invited for a 3 year or Permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Crop Science in the School of Agriculture & Food Science.

The appointee will join the Animal and Crop Science Section and will contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, conduct high quality research in Crop Science and engage in associated administrative tasks. The appointee will join a highly motivated and research active Crop Science team who are involve d with teaching and research in areas including cereal production, root and alternative crops, grassland, plant health, organic agriculture, digital agriculture and bioenergy.

The appointee will be expected to make significant teaching contributions in the broad area of crop agronomy from an Irish, European and global perspective, but will have specific expertise in one or more focused areas such as plant breeding, digital agriculture, crop modelling, smart phenotyping, stress resistance, nutrient efficiency, biostatistics or integrated crop management.

The appointee will contribute to teaching on a number of programmes in the School, particularly at undergraduate level, but also at postgraduate level. Furthermore, the appointee will be required to develop a self-sustaining research programme on their area of expertise and thereby actively contribute to the research output, operation and general academic responsibilities of the Sectio n. They will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Section, School and University, and represent UCD nationally and internationally in their area of expertise.

The successful candidate will be offered a temporary (3 year) or permanent position based on their experience and trajectory, as determined by the interview board.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here www.ucd.ie/equality. We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

Lecturer/Assistant Prof Above The Bar Salary: €54,849- €87,724 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 11th October 2021.

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 follow link below: www.ucd.ie/hr/t4cms/Academic Contract.pdf

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

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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