Job offer in Ireland Assistant Professor in Spanish and Applied Linguistics at Dublin City University

3 Year Fixed Term


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. N DCU has a strong track record in attracting both Irish and European Union funding under FP7, Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Actions and Erasmus. We offer a dynamic and internationally focused environment in which to advance your academic career

The School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS)

The School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS) offers Spanish on a number of programmes, including a BA in Applied Language and Translation Studies, a BA in International Business, and from September 2019, a BEd in Gaeilge and French, German or Spanish. The School has a particular interest in Applied Linguistics, Language Technology and Teacher Education. The School is committed to high quality research, expects its staff to publish regularly in leading journals and supports its staff in such work. We have hosted research projects funded by external bodies such as the Irish Research Council, Science Foundation Ireland, and the European Commission.

SALIS intends to appoint a new Assistant Professor in Spanish and Applied Linguistics, on a permanent contract, to begin on 1 September 2019. We especially welcome applicants with a strong international research profile in Applied Linguistics, Teacher Education, and/or Language and Technology.

Skills and Experience

Applicants for the position must hold an honours degree, should be qualified to a post-graduate level and have completed a doctoral qualification in Applied Linguistics or related area. They must have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English. The successful candidate will have experience of university teaching on a full-time basis, will be able to convincingly demonstrate a strong commitment to academic research and should have a track-record of international peer-reviewed publications The successful candidate should be capable of working in a team and of providing leadership in developing the teaching and research agenda within the School, as well as supporting the School’s fund-raising activities through grant applications.

For Further Details see

Informal Enquiries to:

Professor Françoise Blin, Head of School of Applied Language & Intercultural Studies (SALIS)

E-mail: Tel: +353 1 700 5193

Further Information:

More information on the School may be found at:

Salary Scales:

Assistant Professor above bar: €52,188 – €83,039.

Assistant Professor below bar:  €39,123 – €53,784.

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

Closing date: 12th March 2019

Application Procedure:

Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (Open Competitions) website at

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer


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