Professor of Geography
Posted: 4/9/2018 (Employment)
University College Dublin is seeking to fill the role of Professor/ Full Professor of Geography to offer leadership to the School in its goal to grow its research, teaching, and international engagement. This is a permanent full-time Professor/Full Professor role in UCD School of Geography.
UCD is listed in the top 1% of universities worldwide and Geography is ranked within the top 100 in the latest QS World University subject rankings. We are part of a research-intensive university that is home to a wide range of disciplines organised into Colleges. Geography is within the College of Social Sciences and Law, which incorporates the allied fields of Archaeology, Economics, Education, Information and Communication Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice.
Geography is a popular undergraduate subject and its vibrant undergraduate syllabus contributes to both the 3-year BA and 4-year BSc degree programmes. We have several MA and MSc courses that reflect the interests of faculty (MA Geography, MA Geopolitics, MSc Global South, MSc Urban Environment and MSc Geospatial Analytics). These draw on academics within the School, College and University, in addition to expertise from non-academic practitioners. We have a vibrant research Masters and PhD community, many of whom are funded through prestigious scholarships. We have a GIS lab that is used primarily for teaching, a map library with a significant Irish collection and a GIS research lab
Location: University College Dublin