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Professor of Economics

Maynooth, Ireland
€97,259 - €169,770 p.a
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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Department: Economics
Vacancy ID: 027521
Closing Date: 21-Apr-2024

Maynooth University seeks an outstanding academic to join our staff as Professor of Economics. The person appointed will have an excellent record in research, scholarship and publication, in teaching and educational innovation, and in academic leadership. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching, research and profile of the university, and to provide ongoing leadership for the discipline.

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. Professors will be expected to provide significant intellectual leadership, through a demonstrated commitment to both education and research, and also to contribute to the effective leadership and management of the department, the faculty and the university.

Maynooth’s Department of Economics offers an attractive workplace to academic leaders who wish to do their world-class research in an environment where excellence in teaching is valued. The Department is gender balanced, international in membership and outlook, and has a strongly collegiate ethos.

We warmly welcome applications from outstanding researchers in any field of Economics, particularly Macroeconomics and/or Econometrics.


Professor A: €134,286 – €169,770 p.a. (6 points)

Professor B: €97,259 – €130,000 p.a. (6 points)

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

The decision to appoint as Professor A or Professor B is made by the President based on the report of the Selection Panel and the experience and track record of the successful candidate.

To be appointed at Professor A level, the successful candidate will have an excellent record of published work of international quality and demonstrated leadership in their field, will be an excellent teacher and academic innovator, and will normally have experience and demonstrated capacity in administrative as well as academic leadership.

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