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Lec/Assist Prof, Construction, Climate Action & Adaptation UCD

University College Dublin - Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €55,951 to €88,601 or £47,805.21 to £75,701.76 (converted salary*)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th May 2022
Closes: 9th June 2022
Job Ref: 014506

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Lecturer/ Assistant Professor in Construction for Climate Action and Adaptation within UCD School Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy

Applications are invited for a two and half-year fixed-term Lecturer/Assistant Professor post in Construction for Climate Action and Adaptation. This post is being established as part of the Resilient Design Curricula project. The project runs from 2022 to 2025 and is funded under the HEA Human Capital Initiative. It brings together all undergraduate architecture programmes in Ireland in revising their curricula, developing new content and shared approaches in responses to the urgent imperatives of climate action.

The successful applicant will contribute to this initiative with colleagues in UCD and in collaboration with other institutions. They will deliver significant teaching in the area of design technologies and studio, at undergraduate level and as part of the MSc in Architecture, Urbanism and Climate Action. They will also be expected to contribute to research in this area. The central focus of the role will be in expanding knowledge about approaches to construction - methods, materials and processes - in response to climate change.

Applicants must have a PhD in architecture, architectural engineering, or a related area, have a demonstrated capacity for research and a record including publication and other outputs (commensurate with stage of career), a commitment to high-quality University-level teaching, a strong technical and computational competency, excellent interpersonal skills, and a capacity and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary context in the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy and the wider academic community.

The successful candidate should have knowledge and experience of teaching in a university context and be prepared to teach modules from Autumn trimester 2022 onwards. They should have developed specialised knowledge and research in specific areas – including but not limited to the following:

  • Climate responsive design and design for climate adaptation,
  • Construction methods, materials and innovations in both,
  • Building performance analysis and post occupancy evaluation,
  • Embodied carbon and life cycle analysis,
  • Heat and moisture transfer in building fabric.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar Salary: €55,951 - €88,601 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 9th June 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 (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:

https://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4media/Academic Contract.pdf

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

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