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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Social Policy, UCD, 4 years post

University College Dublin - Social Sciences and Social Care

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €49,562.10 to €64,430.10 or £42,317.76 to £55,012.55 (converted salary*) per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 29th October 2021
Job Ref: 013688

Applications are invited for 4 years post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Social Policy within UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice.

The UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Social Policy. The successful applicant will join a team of research active and policy engaged academics delivering undergraduate and postgraduate modules in social policy and public policy. This is a fixed-term post for four years.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant social science discipline, as well as teaching and research experience in social policy or a related discipline (sociology, political science, economics). They will have the capacity to teach on the School’s undergraduate and taught graduate courses in social policy and contribute high-quality research and publications in social policy. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with teaching and research expertise in comparative social policy, labour market policy, and the politics of the policy process. We will also consider applications from candidates with expertise in any other substantive area of social policy.

The School operates on a 40/40/20 workloads model with approximately 40% of work time devoted to research, 40% to teaching and 20% to administration.

The appointee will carry out normal teaching, examining, administration and research duties and will contribute to other activities of the School as directed by the Head of School and/or his/her nominee.

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 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.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor Above the Bar Salary scale: €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 29 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: Contract.pdf

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

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

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