Job offer in Ireland Assistant Professor in Economics – Fixed Term Contract Up To Two Years at Dublin City University

Dublin City University ( is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution that is distinguished by both the quality and impact of its graduates, and its focus on the translation of knowledge into societal and economic benefit. DCU prepares its students well for success in life, and in the workplace, by providing a high-quality rounded education appropriate to the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Excellence in its education and research activities has led to DCU’s consistent presence in the rankings of the world’s top young universities.

DCU Business School is a dynamic school whose history is marked by steep upward development. From the outset, our guiding voices were those of industry and students and, as a result, we are today distinctive for our deep and responsive industry engagement and our close concern with the success of our students. From those beginnings in the 1980s, and particularly over the last ten years, DCU Business School has developed an excellent research profile characterised by its industry relevance and a strong international reach. The School is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and has been awarded the Small Business Charter from the Chartered Association of Business Schools. Additionally, our programmes have relevant professional accreditations. DCU Business School is an engaged, innovative internationally-focused school which prides itself on its excellent reputation for impacting students, the academic community, industry and wider society.

Applications are now invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Economics.

Candidates must have a PhD (or be close to submitting a PhD for examination) in Economics and have a strong academic record. Previous teaching and research experience is required and a relevant professional qualification, where appropriate, is welcomed. Relevant industry experience is desirable. We are seeking candidates who have a well-defined research plan and have the capability to publish in high impact international journals. Candidates should have (or be able to develop) international networks and collaborations. Candidates should also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills consistent with the highest quality of teaching and learning, together with evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach.

Salary Scale: €51,671 – €82,217 per annum   

Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be made on the appropriate point of the Lecturer Above bar salary scale, in line with current Government pay policy.

Closing Date: 13th April 2018

Informal Enquiries:

Informal enquiries should be directed to the Office of the Executive Dean, DCU Business School (

Application Procedure

Application forms and further information are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (open Competitions) website at and also from the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0) 1 7005149. Email:

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer