Assistant Professor in Economics

Trinity College Dublin

Job title:

Assistant Professor in Economics


Trinity College Dublin

Job description

Post Status: 1 Year Fixed Term Department/Faculty: Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy Location: Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland Reports to: Head of Discipline and Head of School Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (109BN) commensurate with qualifications / experience and in line with Public Sector Pay Policy [€39,469 to €95,441 per annum] Hours of Work: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below: Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Time). 10th May 2024 Post Summary Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor within the Department of Economics, part of the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, starting from August 1st, 2024. The successful applicant will contribute to research and teaching in the Department of Economics. The existing research strengths of the Department include development economics, international macroeconomics, and applied economics more generally (in particular, economic history, energy economics, political economy, and urban economics). Context This post is funded through Pillar 3 of the Human Capital Initiative. This government-funded initiative was launched in late 2019 and will invest €300m over five years in increasing the capacity of higher education to meet skills needs of the future. The three pillars of the initiative cover the areas of Graduate Conversion Courses (Pillar 1), Additional Places on Existing Undergraduate Provision (Pillar 2), and Innovation and Agility (Pillar 3) – full details can be found on the HEA’s dedicated website. Application Information Candidates must submit the following material by email to Lorraine Ivers at [email protected] quoting ‘AP in Economics’ in the subject bar. 1. Cover letter (2 A4 pages maximum) 2. Full curriculum vitae 3. A URL to a job market paper representative of the candidate’s research ability 4. Teaching statement (summarizing teaching experience and approach – 2 pages maximum) 5. Names and contact details of two referees. Please Note: Candidates who do not submit all the requested information may not be considered for shortlisting. Please visit to view a full job description and to apply. At Trinity, we are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are ranked 3rd in the world for gender equality (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020) and we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our work to advance gender equality. The University is actively pursuing a Silver level award, which it has committed to achieving by 2025. Trinity is committed to supporting the work-life balance and to creating a family-friendly working environment. Trinity welcomes applicati

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Career Level

  • Experienced [Non-Managerial]

Expected salary

€39469 – 95441 per year


Southside Dublin

Job date

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 03:30:17 GMT

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