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BDIC Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science, UCD School of Computer Science

BDIC Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science, UCD School of Computer Science - Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC), Temporary 5 year post (Ideally commencing 1 September 2021)

University College Dublin (UCD) School of Computer Science (www.ucd.ie/cs/) is Ireland's leading computer science school in terms of teaching and research. It offers taught educational programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level that attract top students from Ireland and overseas. Staff are active in research and have leadership positions in major research initiatives such as the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (insight-centre.org), CONSUS smart agriculture (consus.ie), CeADAR Centre for Applied Data Analytics (ceadar.ie), ML-Labs Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning (www.ml-labs.ie) and the UCD Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation (www.ucd.ie/cci/)

Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC) (www.ucd.ie/bdic/) is a joint international partnership between UCD and Beijing University of Technology (BJUT). Located on the BJUT campus in Beijing, BDIC offers students a unique opportunity to experience a world-class international education with programmes in Science, Engineering & Business. All core modules are taught through English with the majority being delivered by UCD lecturers. Students graduate with dual degrees from both UCD and BJUT. The UCD School of Computer Science currently delivers modules across three BDIC degree programmes - Software Engineering, Electronic & Information Engineering and The Internet of Things.

The UCD School of Computer Science is now seeking to recruit a Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Below the Bar/Above the Bar) to its BDIC team. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on the BDIC programmes and also contribute to the research activity in the School. Typically, the position entails teaching on the BJUT campus in Beijing for one trimester and conducting research on UCD's Belfield campus for the remaining trimesters.

The successful candidate will have expertise, and an ongoing research programme, in one of following areas of current research activity within the School (www.ucd.ie/cs/researchareas/):

  • Computer Security
  • Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Health
  • Foundations of Computing
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems
  • Intelligent Sensing
  • Software Engineering and Distributed Systems
  • Emerging Topics such as Sustainability and Machine Ethics

IMP NOTE: Please state clearly in the covering letter of your application any preferences you may have with regards to the available levels of appointment. If not otherwise specified, it will be assumed you wish your application to be considered for either level.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
UCD is committed to being an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies (www.ucd.ie/equality/). We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor Below the Bar salary scale: €34,746 - €60,984 per annum
95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor Above the Bar salary scale: €54,848 - €86,235 per annum

Appointments will be made on a point on the relevant scale, in accordance with the Department of Finance guideline.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 25 March 2021

Apply below:   (Ref: 0130490)


UCD School of Computer Science

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland, D04 V1W8.
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