Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Crop Science in the School of Agriculture & Food Science. The appointee will join the Animal and Crop Science Section and will contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, conduct high quality research in Crop Science and engage in associated administrative tasks. The appointee will join a highly motivated and research active Crop Science team who are involved with teaching and research in areas including cereal production, root and alternative crops, grassland, plant health, organic agriculture, digital agriculture and bioenergy.

The appointee will be expected to make significant teaching contributions in the broad area of crop agronomy from an Irish, European and global perspective, but will have specific expertise in one or more focused areas such as plant breeding, plant biology, plant pathology, crop physiology, smart phenotyping, stress resistance, nutrient efficiency, or integrated crop management.

The appointee will contribute to teaching on a number of programmes in the School, particularly at undergraduate level, but also at postgraduate level. Furthermore, the appointee will be required to develop a self-sustaining research programme in their area of expertise and actively contribute to the research output, operation and general academic responsibilities of the Section. They will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Section, School and University, and represent UCD nationally and internationally in their area of expertise.

The successful candidate will be offered a temporary position (estimated duration up to 3 years).

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor (Above The Bar) (7943) 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 31st October 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: Contract.pdf

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

Customer advert reference: 015086

Apply Online or Email for APPLY_URL field (notifications of applications):

Salary minimum: 50557.88

Salary maximum: 80060.75

Publish Date: 09-23-2022

Closing Date: 10-21-2022

Location: Dublin

Hours: Full-Time

Contract Type: Temporary

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