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Welcome to UCD HR

Award of Tenure 2019
The application process for the Award of Tenure is now open for 2019. Application details can be found at the link above.

Central Pool Academic Appointments
University College Dublin is undertaking a major expansion of academic positions to grow our capacity in areas of strategic importance leading to the creation of the Central Pool Academic Appointments programme. There are three modes of appointment which are the Ad Astra Fellows, the Reactive mode and the Strategic mode. 

Increase in Compulsory Retirement Age
The Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Act 2018 was signed into law on 26/12/2018 and provides for an increase in the compulsory retirement age from 65 to 70 for pre-April 2004 public servants.   

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Following the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018, UCD HR’s Privacy Statements and Data Retention policy can be found here.

Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) – Changes Affecting the Salaries of UCD Employees (UCD Intranet)
UCD received sanction on the 21st December from the Department of Education and Skills to proceed with implementation of both Phase II of pay restoration and the LRA increase of 1% effective 1st January 2018. Click here for relevant documentation e.g. circular.

Adopting the terms of S.I. 582 of 2014 for the UCD pre-2013 Superannuation Scheme (Model) (UCD Intranet)
As directed by the Department of Education & Skills new updated Rules contained in S.I. 582 of 2014 will be the “de facto” superannuation scheme applying in all relevant non-commercial state bodies for the Model Pension Scheme. Further information is available through the link above.

Grace Period for Retirements prior to 01st April 2019
Members retiring on or before 01/04/2019 will have their pensions calculated on the rate of pay in force prior to 01/07/13. Those intending to apply for Added Years are advised to submit a retirement decision 6 months in advance of their retirement date.