Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Sociology, UCD

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Ireland,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Aug 2022

Applications are invited for a Permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Sociology within UCD School of Sociology

Computational Social Science, Quantitative Data Analysis, Social Networks, Demography, or Social Simulation

We are seeking candidates who can make a significant contribution in one or more of the following areas:Computational Social Science, Quantitative Data Analysis, Social Networks, Demography, or Social Simulation. We will also consider applications from candidates with expertise in any other substantive area of sociology. The successful applicant would be expected to be involved in the BSc in Computational Social Sciences and MSc in Social Data Analytics programmes and also contribute to the other Sociology programmes.

The School of Sociology holds a premier place in the field of sociology in Ireland. It has a longstanding commitment to societally relevant research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and the provision of innovative and dynamic programmes at graduate and undergraduate levels. These programmes are underpinned by an extensive and diverse range of staff specialisms that address the defining issues of the day.

Within the School there are currently three research groups - Organised Violence, Peace and Nationalism; Quantitative and Computational Social Science; Diversities and Inequalities - however, teaching and research in the school cover a wide range of other areas as well.

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

See below for full details.

Notes for Applicants:

  • All applicants are asked to submit a detailed letter of application when uploading their CV and related application material for the post.
  • Appointees will commence in this post on 1 September 2023.
  • There are currently two permanent posts available in the School and candidates should ensure they are applying to the correct vacancy

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor (ATB) Salary Scale: €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 25th August 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 CVs 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:

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: www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs

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