Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Quaternary Geology - Dublin, Ireland

A permanent lectureship post in Quaternary Geology is being offered at the School of Earth Sciences, University College Dublin, Ireland.


The position would start from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The College Lecturer Salary Scale is €52,325 - €82,267 per annum. Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.


Candidates must be able and willing to lead field classes in Quaternary Geology. The appointed person will be an enthusiastic university teacher who can contribute to the existing Geology BSc degree, to new Minor programmes in collaboration with the UCD School of Geography and the UCD School of Archaeology and to other planned undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The successful candidate will develop an independent externally funded research programme and will supervise research students.


Candidates must possess a PhD in Geology or Earth Sciences, and have an outstanding track record of published scientific research for their career stage, with a specialisation in Quaternary Geology or a closely related field (e.g. remote sensing, geotechnical engineering, hydrogeological and/or geochemical properties of glacial tills and other unconsolidated deposits, palaeo-environmental/palaeoclimate reconstruction, marine geology and Quaternary geochronology).


The deadline is 17:00 (GMT) on Friday 29 June 2018.

To apply for this position, or for further information prior to application, please use the online application facility on the UCD HR website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/ following UCD Ref. no. 010409.

To accompany your application you will need to submit a full CV and contact details for two referees, together with a letter of motivation.

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 on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD does not accept late applications.

Further information

Informal enquiries only to Professor Frank McDermott, Head of School (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Go to the school website http://www.ucd.ie/geology/