Free open Job in North, South & Central America Open Rank Faculty Position on Modern Ireland at University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the study of modern Ireland. The search is open to scholars of all ranks, from the social sciences and humanities, who study and teach on contemporary Ireland and/or on the theme of Ireland and modernity. A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required at the time of hire.

The successful hire will be based in the Keough School of Global Affairs, and affiliated with the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies. Oriented toward research, teaching, and service dedicated to the advancement of integral human development, the Keough School ( promotes interdisciplinary research on critical issues in global affairs, offers a professional master’s degree and undergraduate degrees, and supports doctoral programs. The Keough-Naughton Institute ( has for over 15 years been a leading teaching-and-research institute dedicated to the study and understanding of Irish culture—in Ireland and around the world—in all of its manifestations.

All applicants are required to submit a letter of interest and a C.V. Junior candidates (ABD, postdoc, assistant or non-tenured associate professors) should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of reference, a statement of research, a writing sample, and a teaching statement which includes a summary of any teaching evaluations available.

All application materials must be submitted through the Interfolio/Notre Dame online application system:

Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to:

Prof. Patrick Griffin

Chair, Modern Ireland Search Committee

Keough School of Global Affairs

University of Notre Dame

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.  The position will close to new applications on November 30, 2019.

The University of Notre Dame  seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search. The University is also a member of the Greater Chicago Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.  Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges.  Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment.  Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position.  Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate.  The full procedure can be viewed at