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Lecturer | Assistant Professor in Computer Science, UCDCS

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science, UCD School of Computer Science, Temporary 5 year post, Ideally commencing 1 May 2021, or shortly thereafter

The UCD School of Computer Science is Ireland's leading computer science School in terms of teaching and research. It offers teaching programmes at BSc and Masters level that attract top students from Ireland and overseas. The staff are active in research and have leadership positions in research programmes such as Insight Centre for Data Analytics (insight-centre.org), Consus (consus.ie), CeADAR – Centre for Applied Data Analytics (/ceadar.ie/) and I-Form (www.i-form.ie).

The School is committed to excellence in teaching and research and to supporting the Information & Communications Technology sector that is such an important part of the Irish economy. In order to address the demand for graduates and postgraduates in Computer Science, the School is recruiting a lecturer to support the expansion of the BSc and MSc programmes.

The new Lecturer / Assistant Professor will be expected to teach on the BSc and MSc programmes provided by the School and also contribute to the research activity in the School. Candidates with expertise in the research areas that are the focus of research activity within the School will be preferred. These areas are:

  • 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 creating 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 here 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: 013048)


UCD School of Computer Science

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland, D04 V1W8.
T: +353 1 716 2483 | E: computerscience@ucd.ie | Location Map(opens in a new window)