Academic Activity Profile Form Year 2008-2009
Staff Number Or Unique Identifier
Please click on the arrow and choose the appropriate reporting period from the drop down Menu Please click on the arrow and choose the appropriate
January - April , May - August and September - December (College, Faculty, School, Discipline, Department (varies from University to University)
Please click on the following boxes if on Leave (exclude Annual Leave) for at least a week within the reporting
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Academic Dental Consultant example only Leave (other than Annual Leave) □ Leave Paid □ or Unpaid □
Percentage of Time * complete
Activity blue (discretionary) or green cells Guidance please include only time spent on university duties
1. TEACHING - UNDERGRADUATE Insert % blue % green
A. TEACHING (UNDERGRADUATE) A: Lectures, tutorials, laboratory and/or workshop supervision, other student contact (e.g. answering
questions after lectures, by email, etc.), preparing material for lectures and tutorials, preparing materials for
workshops and laboratory work, preparing exam papers and solutions, visiting externally placed students,
supervising projects, field work, marking and examining (including external examining), any other courses
including commercial courses.
B. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF TEACHING AND B: Course committees, exam boards, university, college and/or faculty level teaching committees,
SUPERVISION OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS interviewing students, admissions, writing references and interacting with employers, mentoring, personal
tutor, schools liaison, open days, timetabling and preparing prospectuses,, office hours for students, module
review and development, programme chair, teaching convenor and student liaison activities
TEACHING - UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1 15%
2. TEACHING - POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT
C. TEACHING PGT STUDENTS C: Teaching to groups which are predominantly Taught Postgraduate students. Guidance as for A above.
D. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF TEACHING AND D: Guidance as for B above.
SUPERVISION OF POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT STUDENTS
TEACHING - POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT TOTAL 2 13%
3. TEACHING - POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH
E.TRAINING AND SUPERVISION OF PGR STUDENTS E: Teaching to groups which are predominantly postgraduate Research students. Includes all time spent
Percentage of time spent with all students irrespective of funder. supervising and supporting PGR students, during their studies, both directly and indirectly. Direct
assistance with and supervision of PhD and Masters research degree dissertations, tutorials, laboratory
and/or workshop supervision.
F. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF TEACHING AND F: Completing and validating university postgraduate application forms and providing any associated
SUPERVISION OF POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS supporting documentation. Reviewing postgraduate student applications and completing university
postgraduate progression and review forms. Participating in postgraduate progression and award boards,
postgraduate research student marketing and recruitment activities. Providing supporting documents for
student visa applications. Completing financial forms for research student’s fees, stipends, forms for thesis
submission, examination and award and supervisor reports for student funding agencies (esp. IRCSET and
IRCHSS). Research student examinations (internal and external). Writing references and interacting with
employers. Administrative activities associated with student visits to national and international research
laboratories, workshops, conferences, etc.
TEACHING - POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH TOTAL 3
4. RESEARCH - SPONSORED WITH OUTPUT
G. NATIONAL EXCHEQUER FUNDED RESEARCH: G, H, I: Undertaking research, writing research proposals and/or bids, project direction, research staff
e.g. Projects funded from Research Councils, (Including IRCSET, IRCHSS, HRB), HEA supervision, fieldwork, attendance at consortium meetings, laboratory and/or studio work,
(including PRTLI), SFI, Irish Govt. (incl. local authority,) HSE & Hospital Authorities, EPA, laboratory/facility development, preparation of research papers and books, production of research reports
Enterprise Ireland, Teagasc, Marine Institute, Dept. of Marine, Dept of Health, Dept of required under the terms of research contracts, actively participating in conferences, negotiating research
Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, etc. 6% contract terms. Supervision of Post Doc's and research staff other than PG students. Peer review output,
H. NATIONAL NON EXCHEQUER FUNDED RESEARCH: Art & Design dissemination from artistic and cultural activities. Do not include percentage of time
e.g. Projects funded from Irish Charities, Irish Industry, Public Corporations, Non Governmental supporting PGR reported under 2 above.
Organisations, International Government Organisations, etc.
I. EU COMMISSION & OTHER INTERNATIONALLY FUNDED RESEARCH
J. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF RESEARCH J: Research project and/or programme management and administration including work with the Finance
SPONSORED WITH OUTPUT 5% and Human Resource Offices, etc.
RESEARCH - SPONSORED WITH OUTPUT TOTAL 4 21%
5. RESEARCH - NO EXTERNAL SPONSOR WITH OUTPUT
K. RESEARCH - NO EXTERNAL SPONSOR WITH OUTPUT K: Internally Funded or personal Research i.e. research that receives NO funding from external
sponsors including speculative work to investigate potential projects. Guidance as for G, H, I
L. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF RESEARCH - NO
EXTERNAL SPONSOR WITH OUTPUT 5% L: Guidance as for J above.
RESEARCH - NO EXTERNAL SPONSOR WITH OUTPUT TOTAL 5 13%
6. OTHER RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY
M. CONTINUING ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT M: Maintenance and advancement of own personal knowledge and skills (e.g., reading literature, attending
Continuing professional development, scholarship, maintaining professional or academic skills, training courses or professional conferences, maintaining professional or clinical skills, acquiring new
contributions to one's discipline, community or country, Public Services & Community skills etc.), carrying out text book reviews, editing journals, refereeing or reviewing papers, reviewing
engagements research grant applications, conference organising, undertaking a PhD. etc., Outreach, reviewing grant
proposals, editorial board duties, membership of state boards, contact with the media, public service and
community engagement (e.g. representation on or providing advice and support to professional bodies e.g.
Institutes, etc, heritage bodies, state and semi-state bodies, public promotion of matters to the general
public, newspaper articles, interviews, etc.)
N. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF OTHER N: Managing and administering the activities listed under 6M above.
RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY 5%
OTHER RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY TOTAL 6 12%
7. OTHER INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES O: Income generation from non research activity including: consultancy, analytical services, testing
O. OTHER SERVICES RENDERED 2% services, trading activities, etc.
P. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF OTHER INCOME P: Drafting other service project proposals and negotiation contract terms and conditions with external
GENERATING ACTIVITIES 4% bodies
OTHER INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES TOTAL 7 6%
8. CLINICAL SERVICES
Q. SERVICES PROVIDED TO PATIENTS OR CLIENTS IN THE HEALTH SERVICE Q: Routine Clinical Trials, Research Clinical Trials, meeting or care of patients while students are present,
THAT DO NOT INCLUDE TEACHING OR RESEARCH 2% consultancy (excluding private consultancy)
R. ADMINISTRATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF CLINICAL
SERVICES 1% R: Financial management and administration including interaction with the Finance Office
CLINICAL SERVICES TOTAL 8 3%
9. ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT
S. UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE/ FACULTY/ SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT/ DISCIPLINE S: Management and administration, University/ College/ Faculty/ School/ Department/Discipline
committees (non-teaching), quality assurance contribution to the sector e.g. unpaid committees, IUQB
2% review panels, other review panels, etc.
T. ANY OTHER ACTIVITY NOT COVERED ABOVE New T: Management and administration including finances, human resources, registry, library, computer
Unit set-up, any other unit restructuring etc. 1% services, facilities, etc.
ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT TOTAL 9 3%
TOTAL OF SECTIONS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 100% * time spent should total to 100%
Head of School/Department reasonableness check will be carried out 100%
0% check total