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Lecturer Above the Bar in Economics
NUI Galway

Date Posted May 14, 2021
Title Lecturer Above the Bar in Economics
University NUI Galway
Galway, Ireland
Department J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Economics - General


The J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway is a leader in business research and education nationally. The School offers a broad range of innovative programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Accounting, Business Information Systems, Economics, Management and Marketing and has successfully attained AACSB and AMBA accreditation. The School is synergistically aligned with two main research institutes, the Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change and the Institute of Lifecourse and Society.

The Economics Discipline is recognised nationally and internationally for its record in teaching, research and scholarship. The Discipline seeks to provide a flourishing and diverse academic environment which integrates teaching and research, theory and empirical applications, in a policy-oriented and interdisciplinary way. The primary teaching commitments of the Discipline include the economics components of the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce and Financial Mathematics and Economics degrees at undergraduate level. At postgraduate level, the Discipline offers masters programmes in International Finance, Health Economics, Global Environmental Economics and Ageing and Public Policy. In terms of its research profile, the Discipline has recognized expertise in areas such as International Finance and Macroeconomics, Economic Theory and Irish Economic History, Health Economics and Ageing, and Environmental, Marine, Agricultural and Climate Change Economics. This research work is generally aligned with the research agendas of both the Whitaker and Lifecourse research institutes at NUI Galway.

Applications are invited for a specific purpose 12 month contract position of Lecturer Above the Bar in Economics Type A. The contract is for 12 months with the possibility of an extension of up to an additional 12 months depending on resources and requirements. The post will be located within the Discipline of Economics.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in Economics, have demonstrated ability in teaching and capacity for supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and have a research profile commensurate with the position. The successful candidate will contribute to relevant teaching and examining at undergraduate level and postgraduate level; engage in scholarship and research; and assist with administration and the development of the Economics Discipline and J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics.

For informal enquiries, please contact the Discipline of Economics at NUI Galway

€66,762 to 86,212 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)
(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Above the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 10th June 2021.
It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.
Further details are available at

For more information and Application Form please see website: Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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