Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor - Geography; University College Dublin

Job Description & Qualifications:

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the UCD School of Geography. The successful candidate will have a strong training in economic geography and interests in applied and theoretical aspects of the field. Research and teaching focus areas might include, but are not limited to, technological change and economic development, political economy, urban and regional economies, and global production networks and value chains.

Applicants must have a PhD in Geography or an allied field, a strong, demonstrable commitment to research and publication, an ability to teach at University level, a capacity for graduate student supervision, excellent interpersonal skills, and a willingness to work with colleagues who have diverse interests but share the common goal of improving the standing of Geography in Ireland and globally.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties shall include, but will not be limited to, the following:

- As part of your normal teaching duties you are obliged to give instruction and supervision, as directed by the Head of School, to students of the University in courses and programmes organised by your School or to which the School contributes as a service to another School or College. Such duties include curriculum and course design, preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials and general examination and other assessment duties. You are also required to be available to students for academic counselling and advice. In some disciplines, academic activities may also include laboratory, workshop or clinical instruction, supervision of fieldwork, site visits and other off-campus activities.

- As part of your research duties, you are required to engage in research and other creative and innovative activity as appropriate to your discipline. You are required to disseminate your research in academic publications, other outlets as appropriate and to participate in postgraduate supervision. You are encouraged to engage in initiatives to seek research funding, as appropriate. You are also expected to promote and engage in the development of research across disciplines as well as in your area of research.

Contribution and Scholarly Activity
- As part of your contribution to the School, College and University you are required to participate in academic administration at School, College and University levels. In representing the University externally, you are required to maintain the highest professional standards so that the reputation of the University is enhanced. You are also required to engage in scholarly activity such as, but not limited to refereeing of journals, membership of discipline related advisory bodies and peer review panels and
external examinership duties.

Closing Date:
- 17:00hrs (local Irish Time) on 1 May 2017. 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.

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Expires On: 2017-04-30