Associate Professor in Sustainable Geoenergy

UCD School of Earth Sciences
Reference no - 017479

Applications are invited for a permanent post of an Associate Professor in Sustainable Geoenergy within UCD School of Earth Sciences

UCD School of Earth Sciences seeks to appoint an Associate Professor in Sustainable Geoenergy from 1st September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. We particularly wish to attract applications from those with expertise in the geoscience underpinning the energy transition and a track record of driving and funding cutting-edge research in application areas such as geostorage (including CCS), natural hydrogen, and geothermal energy.

Candidates must possess a PhD in Geology or Earth Sciences and have an outstanding output of published scientific research for their career stage. The appointed person will be an enthusiastic and experienced university teacher who can enhance our existing degree programmes (Earth Sciences BSc (Hons) and MSc in Subsurface Characterisation and Geomodelling). They will also be able to contribute to the development of new teaching initiatives at undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must also be able to lead geology field classes and be capable of supervising final year BSc students and MSc students undertaking laboratory and field-based research projects.

Candidates who satisfy these core requirements and who additionally have research interests that complement existing expertise in the School (see are especially encouraged to apply.

The School and UCD value diversity amongst their faculty and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. We encourage applicants to consult our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies ( The School has recently applied for an Athena SWAN Bronze award and is fully committed to family-friendly working policies and practices.

95 Associate Professor_2010 Salary Scale: €80,896 - €114,243 per annum

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

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on the 24th of July 2024

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (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.

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