Lect/Assist Prof in Social Policy, UCD,

  • University College Dublin (ucd)
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • May 04, 2021
Full time Anthropology & Sociology Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Social Policy within UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. The UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Social Policy. The successful applicant will join a team of research active, and policy engaged academics delivering undergraduate and postgraduate modules in social policy and public policy. This is a fixed term post for two years with the possibility of a one-year extension. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant social science discipline, as well as teaching and research experience in social policy or a related discipline (sociology, political science, economics). They will have the capacity to teach on the School's undergraduate and taught graduate courses in social policy and contribute high-quality research and publications in social policy. We welcome applications from candidates with teaching and research expertise in comparative social policy, social exclusion, inequality and social policy, labour market policy, and the politics of the policy process. We particularly encourage applicants with an ability to teach skills-oriented undergraduate modules using basic quantitative techniques.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here https://www.ucd.ie/equality/. We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

95 Lecturer below the bar salary range: €34,746- €60,984 per annum Appointment on scale will be made commensurate with qualification and experience. Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 31 May 2021 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. 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 Contract.pdf

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

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