Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Froebel Education

Maynooth, Ireland
11 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Froebel Education
Vacancy ID: 006381
Closing Date: 05-Jul-2020

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as an Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Social, Environmental and Scientific Education (SESE), with a particular emphasis on Scientific Enquiry. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of students on placement and Master’s and PhD theses.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile, that supports the University’s research strategy including affiliating to the Research Institutes, where appropriate and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.


  • Lecturer (Post 1995): €53,774 – €84,544 p.a. (7 points)
  • Assistant Lecturer (2019): €34,065 – €59,789 p.a. (14 points)

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the Assistant Lecturer (2019) payscale or the Lecturer (Post 1995) payscale.

Closing Date: 23:30 hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday 5th July 2020.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer
The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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