Job offer in Ireland Assistant Professor in Political Science (Research Methods) at Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Post Status: Tenure Track – 5-year contract with view to permanency
Department/Faculty: Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Location: Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Reports to: Head of Department of Political Science
Head of School of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Merged Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy (€34,214 to €83,102 per annum). Appointment will be made no higher than point 8, i.e. €48,572
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) on Friday, 7th December 2018

Post Summary

The Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Political Science, to commence on 1st August 2019.

The School wishes to make an appointment in the area of Quantitative Political Methodology. The position is open with respect to sub-field specialization in political science (e.g. Comparative Politics, International Relations, American Politics), but preference will be given to scholars with research interests in causal inference. The preferred candidate must be able to teach PhD level courses in the following areas: causal inference, experimental methods, and quasi-experimental approaches to observational data. We also welcome applications from scholars whose work leverages Bayesian statistics, machine learning, and/or is generally situated within the field of computational social science.

The Department is seeking to appoint an individual with vision and enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to the vital roles of teaching, research and administration.

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