Job offer in Ireland Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education (Primary) at Dublin City University

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 Mathematics Education (Primary) from 1st September 2019.

Applicants for the post must hold a postgraduate qualification in an area related to Mathematics Education, in the context of primary school education. They should have an academic background in the discipline of Mathematics. The candidate should have a research experience relevant to the position. In addition, experience as a primary school teacher (minimum of three years), experience in teacher education, and the capacity to teach through Irish are all highly desirable. 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) and MEd as well as a range of continuing professional development programmes. The candidate is expected to engage in school placement including its attendant duties such as providing reflective tutorials, supporting and evaluating students on school visits and writing reports.


The DCU Institute of Education is a centre of excellence in educational research. The candidate is expected to have research experience in her/his field and will contribute to, develop and support research initiatives within the school, the Institute of Education and the University.


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. 018842094 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: #BC1016 Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education (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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