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Ad Astra Fellows

University College Dublin - UCD School of Archaeology

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

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.

UCD School of Archaeology is Ireland’s leading centre for archaeological education and research. Our research, teaching and public engagement programmes, supported by our "UCD School of Archaeology Strategy 2020-2024", explore aspects of the archaeology, heritages and environments of Britain and Ireland, northwest Europe, the Mediterranean, east Africa and southeast Asia. The 2020 World University Subject Rankings place us within the top 100 Schools of Archaeology worldwide and first nationally.

Archaeology’s long perspective and interdisciplinary approaches allow our researchers to address the extraordinary diversity of human experience and knowledge past and present, and to tackle issues that are critical for the future. We have a thriving undergraduate, postgraduate taught, PhD and postdoctoral research community. Our globally-recognised Faculty utilize advances in digital technologies, archaeological materials analyses, and the environmental and archaeo! logical s ciences. Our School facilities, including laboratories and UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture (CEAMC), support both active, experiential student learning and world-class research projects, as well as public and community engagement.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Ad Astra Fellow website:

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €55,397 - €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 14th February 2022

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 (Irish Local Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Please note: the eRecruitment system only requests the names of two referees. The full list of 3 referees should be included in the text of your application.

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: Contract.pdf

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €55,397 to €87,724
£46,156.45 to £73,091.11 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th December 2021
Closes: 14th February 2022
Job Ref: 013749
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