Assistant Professor - Computational Engineering

School/Institution:University College Dublin, Ireland, Dublin

Discipline: Computational Engineering

Employment Type:Full-time


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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Applications are invited for a Temporary 5 year post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science within UCD School of Computer Science

University College Dublin (UCD) School of Computer Science ( is Ireland's leading computer science school in terms of teaching and research.

It offers taught educational programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level that attract top students from Ireland and overseas. Staff are active in research and have leadership positions in major research initiatives such as the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (, CONSUS smart agriculture (, CeADAR Centre for Applied Data Analytics (, ML-Labs Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning ( and the UCD Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation (

Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC) ( is a joint international partnership between UCD and Beijing University of Technology (BJUT Located on the BJUT campus in Beijing, BDIC offers students a unique opportunity to experience a world-class international education with programmes in Science, Engineering & Business.

ll core modules are taught through English with the majority being delivered by UCD lecturers. Students graduate with dual degrees from both UCD and BJUT. The UCD School of Computer Science currently delivers modules across three BDIC degree programmes - Software Engineering, Electronic & Information Engineering and The Internet of Things.

The UCD School of Computer Science is now seeking to recruit a Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Below the Bar/Above the Bar) to its BDIC team. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on the BDIC programmes and also contribute to the research activity in the School. Typically, the position entails teaching on the BJUT campus in Beijing for one trimester and conducting research on UCD's Belfield campus for the remaining trimesters.

The successful candidate will have expertise, and an ongoing research programme, in one of following areas of current research activity within the School (


  • 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.

95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor Below the Bar salary scale: €35,598 - €62,210 per annum


95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor Above the Bar salary scale: €55,951 - €88,601 per annum

Appointments will be made on a point on the relevant scale, in accordance with the Department of Finance guideline.

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: Contract.pdf

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

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