Lecturer / Assistant Professor, Media Studies

Maynooth, Ireland
05 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Media Studies
Vacancy ID: 016721
Closing Date: 24-Jul-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.

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as an Assistant Professor / Lecturer with a specialism in film studies, ideally in areas such as scriptwriting, documentary or auteurship. 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 Master’s and PhD students.

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.


Assistant Professor / Lecturer (Post 1995*): € 55,951 – € 88,601 per annum pro-rata (7 points)

Assistant Lecturer (2022): € 35,598 – € 62,211 p.a. (14 points)

* Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.