Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Psychology

Maynooth, Ireland
20 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Psychology
Vacancy ID: 013381
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2022

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 Psychology is seeking an excellent academic to join our staff team as an Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Psychology in one of its four thematic areas – ‘Neuroscience, behaviour and cognition’ (see below). The successful candidate will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and to undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the research mission of the Department of Psychology.

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 also be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.


Assistant Professor / Lecturer (Post 1995*): €55,397 – €87,724 per annum (7 points)

Assistant Lecturer (2021): €35,246 – €61,595 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 (2021) pay scale or the Lecturer (Post 1995) pay scale.