Job offer in Ireland Assistant Lecturer in Law at Dublin Institute of Technology

Dublin Institute of Technology – School of Languages, Law & Social Sciences

(Permanent Whole Time)

DIT at a glance

  • A history in Dublin city, dating back to 1887, in its current form since 1992
  • 9% of all higher education students in Ireland
  • 20% of student population come from outside Ireland
  • 15% of DIT students are mature learners
  • Students registered on programmes in four Colleges – Arts and Tourism; Business; Engineering and Built Environment; Sciences and Health
  • One of the national degree-awarding bodies in higher education
  • Circa 2,500 staff members of academic, administrative and support staff
  • 800 students and academic staff actively engaged in research
  • Ranked in the top 3% of universities internationally
  • 4000+ graduates each year
  • Active in civic and industry engagement
  • Annual budget circa €170M

Dublin Institute of Technology 

DIT is committed to responding to the challenges and opportunities that have emerged in Irish higher education, engaging positively in institutional collaboration both nationally and internationally, and in developing a strategy of widening participation and community engagement. We have commenced the next stage of our development with the first phase of relocation of activities to our new integrated, state-of-the-art campus at Grangegorman, in Dublin’s city centre. In addition, through the convergence of DIT with its partners, Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown (ITB) and Institute of Technology, Tallaght (ITT), plans are well underway to create one of the first Technological Universities in Ireland. The Technological University for Dublin will be a unitary university providing educational opportunities for a diverse base of learners and creating a new style of graduate prepared for fulfilling careers in a rapidly changing knowledge economy.

College of Arts & Tourism

The College of Arts and Tourism at DIT nurtures innovation and creativity across and between its six Schools and academic disciplines. The College is committed to the development of knowledge which benefits society. The College provides a range of unique and innovative programmes (usually first in their field) in a modular format including higher certificate, degree, master degree and postgraduate research.

School of Languages, Law and Social Sciences

The School of Languages, Law and Social Sciences was formed in November 2013, with the merger of the School of Social Sciences and Law and the School of Languages. The School offers undergraduate degrees in Social Care; Early Childhood Education; and Law. It offers postgraduate programmes in Criminology; Law; Child, Family and Community Studies and Gaeilge Fheidhmeach / Applied Irish. With colleagues in other Schools, we jointly deliver programmes in Languages and International Tourism; and International Business and Languages alongside a recently developed joint honours degree in languages. 

Job Description

Role Overview

The School of Languages, Law and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an Assistant Lecturer in Law on a Permanent Wholetime basis. The successful candidate will lecture in Law at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will supervise dissertations at both these levels. He/she will contribute to programme development across the School’s suite of Law programmes. The successful candidate will be expected to work as an active member of the School team through membership of programme committees and to undertake associated administrative tasks.

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 20th March 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

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