A Visiting Academic will hold an academic post at the level of Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Research Fellow, Associate Professor, Senior Research Fellow, Professor or Full Professor in a comparable higher education institute and have equal or superior levels of expertise and experience to those of regular staff performing similar activities. They will assume a Visiting Academic title similar to that which they hold in their home institution (i.e. their primary employer).
Adjunct Staff appointees include:
- Individuals distinguished by high achievement in the world of industry, business, science, the professions, the arts or public service who have been recognised by peers as outstanding in their field;
- Staff of the University (excluding Faculty and excluding staff from the nominating unit/school);
- Retired UCD Faculty.
Adjunct Staff appointees will be given titles that are most appropriate in terms of academic rank recognising that academic experience may differ relative to faculty who are employed at the University. They will possess professional and/or academic qualifications and expertise comparable with those expected of faculty at a similar grade within the University.