Assistant Lecturer, Applied Social Studies

Maynooth, Ireland
09 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Applied Social Studies
Vacancy ID: 008141
Closing Date: 14-Jan-2021

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.

The Department of Applied Social Studies has almost 40 years of experience of providing social-justice focused education and training for Community Development and Youth Work. It also has programmes of teaching and research in Social Policy and in Social Work. We are now seeking an academic to join our staff as an Assistant Lecturer in Community and Youth Work (Youth Work & Youth Studies) for 18 months on a specified purpose contract. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage, and experience of professional practice and professional education. They will contribute to the BSocSc and MSocSc (Community and Youth Work) as well as to the Department’s other undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and the supervision of postgraduate students.


Assistant Lecturer (2020): €34,746 - €60,985 per annum (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 (2020)