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Associate Faculty School of Computing


Reporting to:

Vice Dean of Academic Programmes and Research 

Job Code:



In the context of General Computing:-

Web Development, Problem Solving, Object Oriented Programming, Computer Architecture, Software Engineering, Databases, Data communications and Networking, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, Mobile Communications, Mobile Application Development, Computing Infrastructure, Cloud Gaming, Graphics & Animation for Devices, Mobile Game Development Usability Design, Management Information Systems, Enterprise Architecture, IT Project Management, Business Entrepreneurship, Data Storage and Management, Infrastructure Management, Virtualisation, Practical Operating Systems, Business Analysis & Problem Solving Techniques, Fundamentals of Software Quality & Testing, Practical Software Testing, Interdisciplinary team project, Project, Programming for Big Data, Data mining, Data Visualisation, IoT Software Development, Research Methods and Supervision of MSc students in the areas of Mobile Technologies, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, FinTech and Cyber Security.

Introduction to Mathematics for Business and Computing.

In the context of Cyber Security:-

Mobile Architecture and Security, Cloud Security, Secure Programming, Security Fundamentals, Penetration Testing, Cryptography, Forensics, Malware Analysis, Incident Response and Analysis, IT Law and Ethics. 

In the context of FinTech:-

Data Analytics, Information Assurance and Cyber Security, Data Governance and Compliance, Financial Markets, Financial Analytics, Blockchain Technologies,
In the context of Cyber Security:- 

Purpose of Position:

The Associate Faculty member is primarily responsible for delivering lectures to a high standard, on a part-time basis to the College’s students. 

Key Relationships:

  • Dean of the School
  • Vice-Deans
  • Programme Directors
  • Programme Coordinators
  • Students

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Lecture to students on assigned modules within the School and other assigned areas if required.
  • Supervise and mark student research projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Engage in the assessment processes of the College including setting and marking examinations and assignments and attending assessment boards and liaising with external examiners.
  • If requested, assist in the design and delivery of executive education programmes both ‘in company’ and for ‘public’ programmes.
  • Provide professional support to students in their learning activities.
  • Facilitate tutorials associated with lecturers.
  • Attend committees and meeting appropriate to School programmes.
  • Prepare reading lists and handout materials for students.
  • Set, correct, give written feedback and engage in second marking for examinations and projects on programmes taught.
  • Attend Exam Boards.
  • Attend skills development workshops.
  • Liaise with library re: reading materials, booklists, etc.
  • Make available information as required by the NCI's management in a professional context.
  • Participate in appropriate activities necessary to the furtherance of the NCI.

    Programme Development & Review
  • Assist in the development of existing and new programmes. This may involve drafting submission documents, writing new modules and/or revising existing ones, liaising with the validating bodies, promoting, implementing, and reviewing complete programmes.

  • Assist in the development of the School.
  • Participate in relevant professional development activities.
  • Participate in Academic Council meetings and staff meetings.
  • Meet assigned deadlines.
  • Contribute to academic and disciplinary committees as requested.
  • Be available to students at notified times outside of class contact hours for guidance and support.
  • Represent the College at exhibitions, open days, recruitment trips, industry engagements, and other external events.
  • Work on short programmes, training and consultations which may arise.
  • Submit timesheets on a monthly basis for work undertaken in that month. 

    Key Attributes
  • Relevant qualification, i.e. if teaching at degree level, must hold a higher qualification such as an MSc.
  • PhD is desirable.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of subject area.
  • Lecturing experience an advantage.
  • Industry experience is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good time management and organisation skills.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to their subject area.

    Rate of Pay: Associate Faculty rates.
    Contract: Fixed-term and part-time.

    Application Process: To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, quoting reference number: NCI0671 to: recruitment@ncirl.ie by 5pm, Friday 12th August 2016. Please state which subjects you can lecture on and if you are able to teach on day or evening programmes.

    The functions and responsibilities assigned to an Associate Faculty member are based on the current stated role and objectives of the College. These functions and responsibilities may alter in line with any change in the role and objectives of the College.
    National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer
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