Job offer in Ireland Assistant Professor in Education (Digital Learning

2-year Fixed Term Contract

Assistant Professor

The School of STEM Education, Innovation and Global Studies is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in the area of Digital Learning (Primary) for 2 years, from September 1st, 2019. Applicants for the post must hold a post-graduate qualification in Education in areas related to Digital Learning in the context of primary school education, preferably at Doctoral level, and must demonstrate an academic background in the discipline of Digital Learning. In addition, the successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience as a primary school classroom teacher.

The position is subject to the candidate being Garda Vetted.

The post will have a range of responsibilities including but not limited to the following:


The candidate will be required to contribute significantly to the development, teaching, assessment and administration of existing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including BEd (Primary), PME(Primary), MEd and EdD as well as a range of professional learning programmes. Active participation in school placement including its attendant duties of supporting and evaluating students on school visits and writing reports is also part of teaching responsibilities.


The DCU Institute of Education is a centre of excellence in educational research and as such the candidate will be expected to be research-active in their field and in the general field of teacher education and to contribute to, develop and support research initiatives with the school and the wider faculty.


The candidate will undertake administrative functions related to the activities of the School of STEM Education, Innovation and Global Studies. These activities are defined by the Head of School.

Informal Enquiries to Dr. James Lovatt

Tel. 01 8842094 Email

Further information:

More information about the DCU Institute of Education can be found at Further information about the School of STEM Education, Innovation and Global Studies can be found at

Salary Scales:

Lecturer Above Bar:      *€ 52,188 – €83,039 per annum

Lecturer Below Bar:       *€ 39,123 – €53,784 per annum

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

Closing date: 18th July 2019

Application Procedure:

Application  forms  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)1 700 5149; Fax: +353 (0)1 7005500 Email:

Please clearly state the role that you are applying for in your application and email subject line:

Job Ref: #BC0807 Assistant Professor in Education (Digital Learning – Primary)

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to or by Fax: +353 (0)1700 5500 or by post to the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer


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