Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Applications are sought for Ad Astra Fellows within the UCD College of Business.

The College of Business at UCD is a dynamic, research-intensive, business school located in the vibrant European capital of Dublin. With a history reaching back over a century, the College has educated business leaders who have impacted greatly on the economic development of Ireland and beyond. The College has over 103,000 alumni globally.

Consistently ranked amongst the leading business schools in the world, the College of Business is currently ranked 22nd in the Financial Times European Business Schools rankings. It is the only Irish member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS) and the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM), and the College also holds the triple crown of accreditation from AACSB (US), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK).

We have recently completed a strategic planning process which sets out an exciting and ambitious agenda for the College in years ahead across research and innovation, teaching and learning, and meaningful societal engagement. In support of the University and College’s strategic ambitions, we are now looking to recruit energetic, team-spirited,  faculty colleagues who will have real impact across each of these dimensions.

The College is comprised of four constituent parts, the Lochlann Quinn School of Business (‘the Quinn School’), the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School (‘the Smurfit School’), UCD Business – Global Campus, and Smurfit Executive Development (‘Executive Development’).


Our Subject Areas

  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • HRM & Employment Relations
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing


Application Procedure


Applications will consist of a cover letter, in which the applicant will describe how their academic and research profile aligns with one or more of the UCD strategic themes (1. Creating a Sustainable Global Society, 2. Transforming through Digital Technology, 3. Building a Healthy World, 4. Empowering Humanity), a complete CV including all research publications and research grants to date together with any publications submitted for publication but not yet published, and the names and the contact details of three potential referees. Further details on the UCD strategic themes can be found at the following link http://www.ucd.ie/adastrafellows/



95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale:  €58,206 – €92,172 per annum


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


Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 26th May 2023.


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 (Irish Local Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.


Please note: the eRecruitment system only requests the names of two referees. The full list of 3 referees should be included in the text of your application.


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:



Application Deadline:
Friday, May 26, 2023
The College of Business at UCD