Job offer in Ireland Assistant Professor in Psychology at Dublin City University

Fixed Term Contract up to Five Year Contract

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.

The School

The established team of psychology academics and researchers in the Faculty of Science and Health will form a new School of Psychology in September 2019. The Psychology team are a dynamic group with a strong record of excellence in teaching and research.  The BSc Psychology commenced in 2010 and over the past 9 years has gained a reputation for strong stakeholder relations and highly successful graduates. The MSc Psychology (Conversion) commended in 2018 and a new MSc in Psychology and Wellbeing will come on stream in September 2019.


We seek to add an individual with a strong academic track record and expertise in research methods and statistics or, alternatively, expertise in other research areas that will complement the existing teaching and research strengths of the team.  The successful candidate will conduct high quality research and teaching in core and specialist areas of psychology and will also participate in the School’s external engagement activities.

Main Duties


Person Specification

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree and PhD in Psychology, or their equivalents, and have a strong academic record. Previous teaching and research experience is required, and eligibility

for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) is preferred. Relevant expertise in the area of research methods and statistics is desirable.

Salary Scales:

*Assistant Professor (Lecturer Above Bar):  *€52,188 – €83,039 per annum

*Assistant Professor (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 relevant salary scale in line with current Government pay policy

Closing date: 3rd May 2019

Informal enquiries: Dr. Sinead Smyth, School of Nursing & Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland. E-mail:  Tel: +353 (0)1 700 7422.

Please do not send applications to this email address, instead apply as described below

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 7005149; Fax +353 (0) 7005500 Email: Along with the application form, please submit a CV and cover letter.

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

line:  Job Reference #BC0914 Assistant Professor in Psychology, School of Psychology.

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer


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