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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Creative and Cultural Industries

27 May 2022 Shauna Kelly, 6 May 2022

We’re looking for a new member of our teaching & research team in the School of Art History & Cultural Policy at UCD, to help deliver our BA in Creative & Cultural Industries.

Creative Futures Academy and University College Dublin are looking for applicants for a two-year fixed-term appointment as Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Creative and Cultural Industries in the School of Art History and Cultural Policy at UCD.

The successful candidate will work closely with School staff and the Creative Futures Academy (UCD, IADT, NCAD), to help deliver our new BA in Creative & Cultural Industries

This is a 2-year post that will take on the role of Programme Coordinator, and deliver teaching in both broad & specialised areas of the creative industries. It is an exciting opportunity to help shape a new and evolving programme at UCD, in concert with a wide range of colleagues across Colleges of Arts & Humanities, Social Science & Law, and Business.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Develop and deliver courses in the creative and cultural industries as part of the taught programme
  • Assume role of Programme Coordinator for the new BA in Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Contribute to existing modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and make a significant contribution to curriculum development and development of new pedagogies
  • Contribute to and enhance the development of the Creative Futures Academy, including where appropriate to work in collaboration with institutional and organisational partners
  • Enhance the creative portfolio of the UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy
  • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and theses
  • Contribute as required to the administration and management of UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy as assigned by the Head of School.


How to apply:

You can download the full job spec HERE, and apply through UCD’s HR website.

The closing date is 27 May, and the start date is 5 September.

Salary: 95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Below The Bar (7944) €35,598 – €62,210 per annum

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


This post is funded by the Creative Futures Academy initiative, a €10 million HEA-funded project in delivering new creative pedagogies, shared by UCD, NCAD, and IADT.