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UCD Ad Astra Fellowship Scheme

The UCD Ad Astra Fellowship Scheme was launched in 2019 as part of an ambitious plan to increase UCD faculty numbers by 500 over five years, which is one of the key enablers of the strategy.

UCD School of Politics and International Relations are seeking applicants to work with us as part of the Ad Astra Scheme. 

In support of the UCD Strategy 2020-2024 'Rising to the Future', UCD is now recruiting an additional 30 early career academics over a range of disciplines, including Politics and International Relations. With an initial 5-year contract, research support for these 5 years and the possibility of permanency aftet a four-year review of performance, there has never been a better time to join the faculty at Ireland's Global University and to live in one of Europe's most vibrant, friendly and connected capital cities.

The School of Politics and International Relations is a globally top-ranked, research-active school with teaching and research interests across the fields of politics, international relations, political theory, international political economy, international development and others. It ranked between 50 and 100 in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject. It is committed to the highest standards in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research supervision.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Ad Astra Fellow website: http://www.ucd.ie/adastrafellows/

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale:   €55,397 - €87,724 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  14th February 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 (Irish Local Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

To learn more about the Ad Astra Fellowship Scheme and the application and selection procedures click here

To apply to the UCD School of Politics and International Relations as part of the Ad Astra scheme click here

UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe)

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