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Assistant Professor in Human Geography

Dublin City University - School of History & Geography

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €60,847 to €97,512 or £52,924.48 to £84,815.55 (converted salary*) Assistant Professor (Above the Bar): €60,847 - €97,512. Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and in line with current Government pay policy.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th June 2024
Closes: 24th June 2024
Job Ref: 002558

Role Profile 

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to teach in their research specialisation and interests but will also be asked to take up teaching responsibilities in other areas, such as introductory modules in Human Geography. The successful candidate will be required to design and teach a combination of core and optional modules on the BA Joint Honours programmes and the BA in Climate and Environmental Sustainability programme. They may also be asked to teach on other School or Faculty programmes and lead postgraduate programme development, as deemed appropriate by the Head of School. The School also offers opportunities to supervise postgraduate students, and encourages and supports applications for external research funding. The School is committed to high quality research, expects its staff to publish regularly in leading journals and with leading university and academic presses, and supports its staff in such work.   

Qualifications and Experience 

Essential:

  • Applicants must hold a PhD in Geography.
  • Applicants must have demonstrated teaching experience at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
  • Applicants’ research specialism must be focused on political geography and/or economic geography.
  • Applicants must have strong research credentials and a publication record appropriate to their career stage. 

Desirable:

  • The successful applicant will also have demonstrated potential to establish an

independent research programme and attract research funding from competitive research funding schemes and/or industry.

  • Applicants teaching experience should encompass fieldwork, innovative pedagogies, and assessments, and/or online or technology-assisted teaching.
  • Applicants should have demonstrated teaching experience of GIS, spatial analysis, and/or quantitative research methods.
  • Applicants should have a willingness and demonstrated capacity to teach outside their area of research interest.
  • The successful candidate should ideally have a minimum of three years’ relevant post-doctoral experience.
  • The successful candidate should demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills consistent with the highest quality of teaching and learning, together with evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach.
  • Research expertise in political economy and/or political ecology.
  • Research expertise that extends beyond the island of Ireland, which is international or comparative in nature.
  • Experience in the development, delivery, and assessment of modules at postgraduate level. 

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