016920 - Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering

UCD School of Civil Engineering, Permanent

Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering within UCD School of Civil Engineering.
Reference no - 016920

Applications are invited for the permanent position of Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, in the UCD School of Civil Engineering. The School seeks to appoint an excellent scholar with a distinguished research record.

The School of Civil Engineering is a dynamic, research-driven school with a clear focus on delivering excellent research and education. It has an international reputation as a centre for excellence for research and teaching, ranked in the global top 150 for 'Civil and Structural Engineering' (QS Global Rankings), ranking number 1 in Ireland. The School has world-leading researchers in Critical Infrastructure and Water Resources, and is home to the Centre for Critical Infrastructure Research, and the Dooge Centre for Water Resources Research. The School has a focus on strengthening its expertise relating to climate change, data analytics, digitisation and renewable energy.

Candidates should have experience in the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning to doctorate level, and will be expected to actively contribute to the School's taught and research degree programmes. It is expected that the successful candidate will maintain an active and impactful personal research programme, publishing in leading international journals and at international conferences, pursuing opportunities for research funding to support PhD students and post-doctoral researchers while participating fully in the programmes, academic and outreach activities of the School, College and University.

With demonstrable leadership qualifications, experience and capabilities, the successful candidate will be expected to take an important leadership position in the School. The successful candidate will contribute to fostering a collaborative research culture, promote a research-informed curriculum to address contemporary sustainability challenges, and translate the fruits of research into innovation and impact.

The successful candidate will be located within the School of Civil Engineering, and they will be expected to develop as a leading figure in the civil engineering community nationally and internationally, building and sustaining an international high-profile research team, and interacting with other disciplinary areas within and outside of the University, including national and international centres of excellence.

Application Information:

When completing UCD's e-Recruitment application process applicants is required to upload the following documents:

  • Cover Letter, in which they should describe how their academic and research profile aligns with the requirements for the post, with a particular focus on how they can contribute to the strengthening of expertise relating to climate change, data analytics, digitisation, and renewable energy
    The Cover Letter provided will form part of the initial eligibility screening process for this particular post.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement (max. 2 pages)
  • Teaching Statement (max. 2 pages)

95 Associate Professor (7941) Salary Scale: €78,333 - €110,623

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 27th of February 2024

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 (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: https://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4media/Academic%20Contract.pdf

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/

posted: 24 January 2024     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.